Rush’s Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson Thankful For Support In The Wake Of Neil Peart’s Death


Rush‘s vocalist/bassist, etc. Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson have issued the below statement regarding last week’s passing of their drummer Neil Peart. Peart passed away on January 07th, 2020, after having quietly¬† battled an aggressive form of brain cancer for the past several years.

In a statement shared via the band’s social media yesterday, January 17th, the duo offered:

“Our most heartfelt thanks go out to family, friends, musicians, writers and fans from around the globe for the incredible outpouring of love and respect for Neil since his passing. These touching tributes help to lessen the pain of this terrible loss and remind us all to celebrate his remarkable life and our connections to it. – Geddy & Alex