Neil Peart, the legendary drummer of Rush, died earlier this week at the age of 67. Artist and musicians are now reacting to the news of his death. Below, find reactions from the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett, Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, Styx drummer Todd Sucherman, Questlove, Chuck D, DāM-FunK, Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler, Jack Black, Tool drummer Danny Carey, Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan, Josh Freese, and more.
Neil Peart died on January 7 after a years-long battle with brain cancer. In a statement, Rush wrote, “Those wishing to express their condolences can choose a cancer research group or charity of their choice and make a donation in Neil’s name.”
Originally Appeared on Pitchfork