Tuneage: “Der Trommler”
- Frankfurt, Germany on Sept., 24 2004, during their 30th Anniversary World Tour.
Neil Ellwood Peart, (born September 12, 1952) is a Canadian musician and author. He is the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band RRUSH.
Peart grew up in Port Dalhousie, Ontario (now part of St. Catharines) working miscellaneous jobs. His true ambition, however, was to become a professional drummer. During adolescence, he floated from regional band to regional band in pursuit of a career as a full-time drummer. After a discouraging stint in England to concentrate on his music, Peart returned home, where he joined a local Toronto band, Rush, in the summer of 1974.
Early in his career, Peart's performance style was deeply rooted in hard rock. He drew most of his inspiration from drummers such as Keith Moon and John Bonham, players who were at the forefront of th
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