RIP: Neil Peart (1952-2020)

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    Rush drummer Neil Peart dead at 67
    Source: https://www.cbc.ca/

    Neil Peart, the drummer of iconic Canadian band Rush, has died at age 67.

    The influential musician and lyricist died Tuesday in Santa Monica, Calif., after having been diagnosed with brain cancer, according to a statement issued Friday by family spokesperson Elliot Mintz.

    His death was confirmed by Meg Symsyk, a media spokesperson for the progressive rock trio comprising Peart, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.
     
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    Damn - one of the soundtracks of my HS years
     
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    Best drummer ever!
     
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    That really sucks. I will always regret not seeing Rush last time they played here. Peart was godlike as a drummer
     
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    Amazing drummer. One of my alltime favorites!! Damn... didn't know he was battling cancer. RIP
     
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    This is awful. A true legend. No more Rush...........damn.
     
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    One of the best drummers of all time. RIP Neil. Give 'em heck in Valhalla!
     
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    First album I every bought with my own money...All the World's a Stage. I saw Rush 4 times. Sad, sad day.
     
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    We lost this one way too early. Such an amazing talent. RIP, Neil.
     
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    It's amazing that Rush is so tight knit that no one, outside of their circle, even knew the man was seriously sick until after he died.
     
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    That really is something this day in age. Those guys were family and they clearly wanted him to have his dignity all the way to the end.
     

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