Tag Archives: Rush

Neil Peart: The Ludwig Drum Endorsement How and Why

SKF NOTE: This is part of a conversation with Neil Peart circa 1987, when he had recently endorsed Ludwig drums. We talk about why he switched, but more interesting, how he switched. Neil talks about having six identical drumsets from … Continue reading

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Neil Peart: ‘Oh, Great. Time to Practice.’

SKF NOTE: This is from the transcript of one of my Neil Peart interviews. The back story is here. In answer to a question, Neil described his typical day when not touring with Rush. His typical day showed a man … Continue reading

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Neil Peart: I Take Enormous Care on Every Word (1984)

SKF NOTE: In our 1984 phone interview, Neil Peart spoke, in part, about how Rush writes songs. This exchange is from my full transcript of that interview, much of which was never published because there wasn’t room for it. Scott … Continue reading

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RUSH Exclusive ‘Tom Sawyer’ Live in Toronto Video

SKF NOTE: Thanks to Rush and the Wall Street Journal for sharing this video.

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Neil Peart: 50 Years Experience, One Drum Solo

Neil Peart on His ‘Final Drum Solo’ with Rush “My vague design for that solo was deceptively simple.” September 10, 2015 2:38 PM August 1st at the LA Forum marked the last show in the supposed last tour. A lot of … Continue reading

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Peart & Anderson Release ‘Clockwork Lives’ Sept. 15

RUSH Drummer NEIL PEART And KEVIN J. ANDERSON’s ‘Clockwork Lives’ Book Coming In September February 3, 2015 Best-selling “Clockwork Angels“, author Kevin J. Anderson and legendary RUSH drummer and lyricist Neil Peart created a fabulous, adventurous world in a novel … Continue reading

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Neil Peart: Drumming is About Communication

http://www.rockcellarmagazine.com Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview) Written by: Marshall Ward – December 2014 RCM: What motivates you to write? NP: The desire to share. And I love the tools of writing. I’ll draw a drumming comparison there, drumming … Continue reading

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