Sheesh 2020 has been ruthless so far. RIP to the legend Neil Peart Below we have attached an amazing solo video of Neil getting down! RIP…
“(CNN)Neil Peart, whose virtuoso chops and artful lyrics propelled his band Rush to global stardom and sealed his place as one of the greatest drummers in rock music, has died, according to a family spokesman. He was 67.
Peart died in Santa Monica, California, on Tuesday after a battling brain cancer for several years, the spokesman, Elliot Mintz, told CNN.
He’s survived by his wife Carrie and daughter, Olivia Louise.
Peart joined the Canadian band in 1974, and together Rush went on to sell millions of records and develop a massive, dedicated fan base.
The band confirmed Peart’s death on Twitter on Friday, saying their “friend, soul brother and band mate” had been fighting glioblastoma for three and a half years.
The band suggested anyone wishing to express their condolences should make a donation to a cancer research group or charity in Peart’s name.”