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Neil Peart, Rush drummer and lyricist, dead at 67

Neil Peart, Rush drummer and lyricist, dead at 67

Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesRush‘s Neil Peart, one of the most lauded and influential drummers of all time and the band’s lyricist, has died at the age of 67.

According to CBC.ca, a spokesperson for Peart’s family revealed in a statement that the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer passed away on Tuesday, January 7, in Santa Monica, California, after having been diagnosed with brain cancer.

Peart’s death was confirmed by Rush media rep Meg Symysk.

This is a developing story…more to come…

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