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.
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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 …
On this day in history 40 years ago, a young drummer from St. Catharines named Neil Peart officially joined Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee in RUSH… which is the line-up that has remained the same for the last four decades. Happy Anniversary RUSH! Virtual high-fives to all the fans for the last 40 years! Rushbackstage has highlighted some new swag rocking that first RUSH logo, so celebrate with a Rush Explosion koozie and put on that first record…
Read a new post from Neil Peart, “Telescope Peak Revisited”.
Read a new post from Neil Peart, “Not All Days Are Sundays“.
Check out Neil Peart’s “Where’s My Thing?/Here It Is!” drum solo, one of three included on Clockwork Angels Tour release: http://www.moderndrummer.com/site/2013/11/rush-clockwork-angels-tour-three-cd-set-blu-ray-dvd-released-today/
Read Neil’s latest article “Angels Landing“.
“The main purpose of art is to inspire, and if you can inspire someone, what else can you do?” – Neil Peart Find out why Neil Peart thinks Karl Sloman is in a word, fantastic – tune in to “Walk the Walk” SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 2013 – 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on GLOBAL
Read Neil Peart’s latest update “Drummer with a Singletrack Mind“.