“Live shows were always religion for us,” says drummer Neil Peart to Toronto Star’s Vinay Menon.
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NPR’s Morning Edition is doing a week-long feature about drums and drummers. For the second installment in “Beat Week,” Steve Inskeep spoke with Neil Peart about his early fascination with Gene Krupa and the demanding requirements of his playing.
This weekend on your radio, Neil Peart sits down with Legends of Classic Rock host Jeff Woods for an hour featuring stories and music.
When Neil Peart sat down with CBC Music to talk about his newest book, Far and Near: On Days Like These, which includes his reflections about life on the road, they couldn’t help but ask him to take them through his drum kit.
Watch the full interview with Neil Peart and George Stromboulopoulos on the Strombo Show.
Neil Peart chats with George on The Strombo Show – tune in this Sunday, Nov 9 on CBC Radio 2 in Canada from 8-11pm. Here’s a teaser until then, with Neil on “We’ve never given up on a song.”
Neil Peart’s latest post, “Science Island” where he covers his soulscape in The Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, rhythmic stamina, rowing and a recent visit to one of the most important places in his life – Le Studio.
In Volume Four, Owen Hardy wanted to see the world but now the world is after him. Framed as the terrorist “The Anarchist,” he finds himself on the run for his life. The choices he makes take him to strange and terrifying heights in the next chapter of this steampunk epic from Rush visionary Neil Peart and New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson. In addition to the standard cover that will be available in comic and book stores – an exclusive, limited edition cover is available via Rush Backstage Club. Ltd Edition cover version: http://www.rushbackstage.com/rushbackstage/media-260/featured-books/clockwork-angels-comic-volume-4-limited-edition-cover.html Check out the series here: http://www.boom-studios.com/series/title?series_id=1243&name=Clockwork+Angels
Pre-order the limited edition hardcover (only 500 copies) here exclusively from Rush Backstage: click here. Whether navigating the backroads of Louisiana or Thuringia, exploring the snowy Quebec woods, or performing onstage at Rush concerts, Neil Peart has stories to tell. His first volume in this series, Far and Away, combined words and images to form an intimate, insightful narrative that won many readers. Now ‘Far and Near’ brings together reflections from another three years of an artist’s life as he celebrates seasons, landscapes, characters, travels roads and trails, receives honors, climbs mountains, composes and performs music. With passionate insight, wry humor, and an adventurous spirit, once again Peart offers a …