Toronto Blue Jays Catcher Pays Tribute to Rush Drummer Neil Peart

Last month, the world lost the incredible talents of Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart after he succumbed to brain cancer. However, there's little doubt his…
Jose D Duran / February 23, 2020

Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Thank Fans for “Outpouring of Love” Following Neil Peart’s Death

Rush drummer Neil Peart died on Tuesday, January 7 after being diagnosed with brain cancer and now his former bandmates have published a statement addressing his…
Rob Arcand / January 18, 2020

Remembering 5 of Neil Peart’s Most Powerful Song Lyrics

Neil Peart, who performed as if he had as many appendages as an octopus, was the ever-reliable backbone of prog-rock band Rush’s sound. Yet despite…
Christa Titus / January 17, 2020

Tool’s Danny Carey Pays Tribute to Neil Peart in San Diego

Tool are currently on tour behind Fear Inoculum, their first new album in 13 years. During their show Friday night (January 10) at San Diego's…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2020

Confessions of a Rush Fan: Our 1992 Interview with Neil Peart

This article originally appeared in the March 1992 issue of SPIN. In light of Neil Peart's recent passing, we're republishing it here. Rush?
Bob Mack / January 11, 2020

Jack Black, Gene Simmons, and More React to Neil Peart’s Death: “The Master Will Be Missed”

Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart died on January 7 from brain cancer, according to a statement from a family spokesperson. When news broke of the legendary…
Maggie Serota / January 10, 2020

Rush Drummer Neil Peart Dead at 67

Neil Peart, virtuosic drummer of the Canadian prog-rock giants Rush, has died at age 67. According to a family spokesperson, Peart died on Tuesday, January 7,…
Andy Cush / January 10, 2020

Message to Kids: Rush Isn’t Cool

We interrupt our regularly scheduled blogging with a special message for Spin's teen- and tween-aged readers.  Listen, we get it: you're late for…
Andy Cush / February 11, 2019

Triplets of Famous Canadian Capybaras Named After Rush

Toronto rock trio Rush has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Canadian Music…
Karen Bliss, Billboard / June 25, 2017

Foo Fighters Cover a Rush Song With Yes’ Jon Davison Because Yes Is ‘Too F**king Hard’

Jon Davison has been the lead singer of Yes since 2012 and friends with Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins since childhood. So when the Foos rolled…
James Grebey / September 21, 2015

A Timeless Wavelength: An Interview With Alex Lifeson of Rush

From their high school band origins to what’s likely the group’s final farewell now forty years later, Rush have adhered to the simplicity of where…
Jonathan Dick / July 30, 2015

Watch the Duplass Brothers Air-Drum Rush’s ‘Tom Sawyer’ Drum Solo on ‘Conan’

Jay and Mark Duplass recently showed up on Conan to promote their HBO show, Togetherness. Fans of the dramedy will remember a pivotal scene where…
Rachel Brodsky / February 5, 2015

Rick Moranis Rides Hard for Rush

Despite not having appeared on screen since 1997 Rick Moranis will forever occupy a nebbish-loving spot in the minds of movie fans as a result…
Luke McCormick / June 7, 2013

Watch Bewigged Dave Grohl Ponder Rush’s Coolness at Rock Hall Induction

It was inevitable. Once news broke that Foo Fighters Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins would induct Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this…
Kyle McGovern / April 19, 2013

Rush to Judgment: The Agony and Ecstasy of 2013’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Hell hath no fury like a Rush fan scorned. For over a decade, the cult of the Toronto prog-rock power trio has been waiting for…
Jeff Weiss / April 19, 2013
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