Tag Archives: Neil Peart

Rush Finally Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on April 19, 2013

If there’s one organization that’s more ridiculous than than the Grammys, it’s got to be the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There’s nothing less rock and roll than board members deciding who should be inducted into the hall of fame, and iconic bands like Deep Purple and KISS are routinely ignored because they’re not […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/1: Our Predictions For The 2013 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 1, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. The nominees for the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced earlier this week. And keeping with tradition, the nominations are so-so. While […]

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Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins Will Induct Rush Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on January 24, 2013

This past December, Rush were named  one of six inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s Class Of 2013 after years of getting snubbed. And yesterday, it was confirmed that the Canadian prog legends will be inducted by…Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters. Grohl and Hawkins will be inducting Rush into […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Replacements

Posted by on January 8, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, the metal world was thrown for a loop when Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano left the band to concentrate on his production work. Actually, it was the second time Caggiano had left the band, as Dan Spitz had a […]

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More Bands Slated To Perform Revolver Golden Gods, Rush To Receive “Lifetime Achievement Award,” And Pantera To Premiere New Video

Posted by on March 13, 2012

Last month, the nominees and initial performers for the 4th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced. And now more performances, honorees and special additions have been confirmed for this year’s award show. First up, it’s been revealed that Rush will receive the “Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award.” Jack Black and Kyle Gass of […]

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Video: Members Of Tool, Rush, Primus, And The Police Jamming

Posted by on July 22, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OufVmyuJ4Kw[/youtube] This may indeed be a prog rock fans wet dream come true. Video of Rush drummer Neil Peart, Tool drummer Danny Carey, Primus bassist/frontman Les Claypool, and The Police drummer Steward Copeland jamming to a song called “Count Drumula!” has surfaced online. Going under the guise CCCP, the video shows each elite musician jamming […]

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Video: Neil Peart Solos On Late Show With David Letterman

Posted by on June 10, 2011

While we wouldn’t call Rush a metal band, they definitely count as progressive, and a direct influence to bands from Opeth to Between the Buried and Me. Drummer Neil Peart closed out the Late Show with David Letterman‘s “drum soloweek” with an impressive solo combining regular and electronic drums. The band’s currently on tour playing the […]

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