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40 Years Ago: Neil Peart Joins Rush

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Future drum legend Neil Peart replaced John Rutsey in Rush on July 29, 1974.

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Top 10 Neil Peart Rush Songs

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

For years, critics viewed Rush as the poster boys for overblown, pretentious rock music. Their fans, on the other hand, had nothing but love for them -- which continues stronger than ever to this day. As the member responsible for most of the band's lyric

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Neil Peart Explains Shortened Rush Concert

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The members of Rush have experienced a lot of crazy things over the past 40 years, but fleeing the stage during the middle of a show has never been one of them. Not until recently, anyway.

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Rush’s ‘Clockwork Angels’ Gets Novel Spinoff for ECW Press

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Rush definitely delved a little bit into concept album territory with their latest release, 'Clockwork Angels,' and for those who want to go a little further into the story, you should check out 'Clockwork Angels: The Novel,' which will be released next month by ECW Press.

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Autographed Copy of Neil Peart’s ‘Far and Away’ Sells for $187

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Neil Peart of Rush is not only one of rock's most unique lyricists, but his verbal dexterity translates to prose, as well. Since 1996, he has written five books detailing his travels, both on tour and his personal journeys. An autographed copy of his most recent book, 2011's 'Far and Away: A Prize Every Time,' recently sold for $187.00 on eBay.

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Police Drummer Stewart Copeland On His Good-Natured Rivalry With Rush’s Neil Peart

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Kraft Angerer/ Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Police drummer Stewart Copeland might not be the biggest fan of the music of Rush, but he and fellow skinsman Neil Peart are longtime friends keeping a good-natured rivalry regarding their craft and individual personalities.

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Neil Peart Remembers Rush Photographer Andrew MacNaughtan

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Rush drummer Neil Peart remembers Andrew MacNaughtan as a dear friend, the man who introduced him to his wife and a brilliant photographer. On his website, Peart eulogized the 47-year-old, who died last week after suffering a heart-attack during a photo shoot with the trio.

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Neil Peart + Tom Hanks – Rock Star Look-Alikes

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Tom Hanks has starred in countless award-winning and box-office busting Hollywood films, and if a movie studio ever decides to make a movie about the life of Rush drummer Neil Peart, they'd be wise to call him cause he wouldn't need much in the way of makeup to look the part.

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Rush Drummer Neil Peart ‘Not Too Bothered’ By Rock Hall Snub

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The members of Rush always have a cunning way of speaking subtly on larger subjects, whether it’s with their lyrics or the way they conduct themselves. Writing an exclusive essay for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Rush drummer and accomplished author Neil Peart reveals that selecting Cleveland as the filming location for their new ‘Time Machine’ live release was a nice way for the band to thumb their collective noses at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which continues to ignore Rush on their yearly induction ballot (and Kiss and so many more... don’t get us started!).

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Rush Drummer Neil Peart Releases Preview Clip For New Instructional DVD

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Rush drummer Neil Peart will release a new instructional DVD entitled ‘Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime Of Live Performance’ on Oct. 14. A new trailer for the video has been released, which you can watch below.

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