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Rush drummer Neil Peart dies at 67

Posted at 4:47 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 16:47:18-05

Legendary drummer Neil Peart of Rush has died at the age of 67, according to the CBC and Rolling Stone.

Peart died Tuesday, January 7 in Santa Monica, California, from brain cancer according to Elliott Mintz, a spokesperson for the Peart family.  A representative for the band confirmed the news to Rolling Stone.

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Peart had announced his retirement in 2015.