Rush drummer Neil Peart dead cause of brain cancer at age 67

Neil Peart legendary drummer, and lyricist for Canadian progressive-rock band Rush, died earlier January at the age of 67.

The Canadian musician had been diagnosed with brain cancer three years ago. After three years he died on 7 January in Santa Monica, California. A representative for the band confirmed the news. Also, his family releases a statement after this news. He is among the best drummers of all time. Born in 1952, Neil Peart picked up the drums at an early age and played in several bands in his native Ontario before joining Rush in 1974 following the release of the band’s self-titled debut album. However, he retired from professional drumming, and Rush, in 2015.

Rush posted a statement on their social media account: “It is with broken hearts and the deepest sadness that we must share the terrible news that on Tuesday our friend, soul brother and bandmate of over 45 years, Neil, has lost his incredibly brave three and a half year battle with brain cancer…”

After this sad new a lot of musician shares their tribute message. Like Black Sabbath, Kiss, Megadeth, and King Diamond are among the rock musicians who reacted on social media accounts. In addition, he played on 18 of Rush’s 19 studio albums, the last being Clockwork Angels, which was released in 2012. Following Rush’s “R40” tour celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary in 2015. Peart shares his retirement from the band.

Rest in peace, Neil Peart we don’t forget you.

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