Rush drummer Neil Peart dead at 67, reports say

Neil Peart
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SANTA MONICA, Calif. – News outlets are reporting that legendary drummer Neil Peart has died. He was 67.

Peart, who was part of the influential Canadian band Rush, died in Santa Monica, Calif. on Tuesday after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

The band has been inducted in both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the US Rock and Roll Hall of fame. Their last tour was in 2015.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was first to break the news.