Rush Drummer and Lyricist Neil Peart, Remembered

Artists react to the passing of the iconic drummer today at the age of 67.

The music world was shocked today with the passing of legendary Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. Considered one of the best to ever pick up a pair of drumsticks, Peart quietly battled brain cancer after retiring from touring in 2015. He was sixty-seven years old.

As details of his passing emerged, artists and fans far and wide have shared their thoughts and condolences online, from indie rockers HEALTH to the city of Toronto to Rush themselves.

Here’s a round-up of reactions.


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