Rush Drummer Neil Peart
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Neil Peart of Rush, Dead at 67

The iconic drummer Neil Peart of the band, Rush, has died at the age of 67 years old. As reported by Rolling Stone, Peart family spokesperson Elliott Mintz said that his official cause of death was brain cancer and that Peart has been battling the disease for three years. The diagnosis was never publicly mentioned to Rush fans.

A representative for the band also has confirmed Peart’s passing to Rolling Stone.

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