Η παγκόσμια μουσική σκηνή είναι πιο φτωχή μετά τον θάνατο του Neil Part, του ντράμερ των Rush που υπέγραψε μερικά από τα πιο σημαντικά έργα στην ιστορία του ροκ.
Ο Καναδός που θεωρείται ένας από τους καλύτερους ντράμερ όλων των εποχών, έδινε τη μάχη του με τον καρκίνο τα τελευταία χρόνια, αλλά δεν άντεξε και έφυγε από τη ζωή την Τρίτη στη Σάντα Μόνικα της Καλιφόρνια.
Στο άκουσμα της δυσάρεστης είδησης, μεγάλα ονόματα του rock και του metal μοιράστηκαν μέσω των social media τα συλλυπητήρια τους και πολλοί μίλησαν για το πόσο μεγάλος καλλιτέχνης ήταν.
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Thank you Neil. Thank you for inspiring me and for all your help and advice along the way, especially in the early days when you took the time to talk to a young green Danish drummer about recording, gear and the possibilities that lay ahead… Thank you for what you did for drummers all over the world with your passion, your approach, your principles and your unwavering commitment to the instrument! Rest In Peace.
Absolutely Horrible News. Neal Peart has died after fighting brain cancer for years. His later life was filled with so much family tragedy. So, so sad. I’m just shocked. pic.twitter.com/EM4Ea1quaY
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) January 10, 2020
Really sorry to hear about Neil Peart’s passing. He was an amazing drummer and made a huge ccontribution to Rock music. All my best to Alex and Geddy.
— Tom Hamilton (@THaerosmith) January 10, 2020
My hero just died.
Neil Peart is no longer with us. He´s always been there, I quote him daily, I listen to him all the time and I think “What would Neil write” often. A true inspiration and someone I´ve looked up to like no other. Farewell my king.#rush #neilpeart
— Mikael Stanne (@MiklStne) January 10, 2020
My prayers and condolences to the Peart Family, Fans and Friends. Neil was a kind soul. R.I.P……. Rush Drummer Neil Peart Dead at 67 – Rolling Stone https://t.co/icYz6fnXfE
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) January 10, 2020
— Tommy Thayer (@tommy_thayer) January 10, 2020
It is unbelievably sad to hear that my favorite drummer of all time, Neil Peart, has left us. Very hard to find words to properly express the level of inspiration & influence he had on so so many musicians. He will forever remain at the top of my list. Farewell to a true king. pic.twitter.com/A9QkSWg2f9
— King Diamond (@kingdiamond) January 10, 2020
So much love and respect for Neil Peart. From his incredible playing, to his wonderful lyrics, for all the personal loss he had overcome, for being embarrassed by the trappings of fame, for his wit and humility and being a part of one of the greatest bands ever. Thank you so much https://t.co/OsMhfo4Y2B
— Sacred Reich (@SacredReich) January 10, 2020
— Arnel Pineda (@arnelpineda) January 10, 2020
The greatest of all time. RIP Neil Peart. I’m going to go raise a glass and then air-drum the shit out of Tom Sawyer. https://t.co/pL3xL4PUa0
— Scott Ian (@Scott_Ian) January 10, 2020
R.I.P. To the drum legend/ lyricist extraordinaire known as Neal Peart!!!! Another rock icon/legend gone much too soon!!! Now he’s in the arms of his wife and daughter again!!!! Godspeed…??? pic.twitter.com/Ai5w8nCLcH
— John Corabi (@Crablegs59) January 10, 2020
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Sad to hear of Neil Peart passing. RIP. pic.twitter.com/2iMWJq1uoo
— Geezer Butler (@geezerbutler) January 10, 2020
— David Ellefson (@ellefsondavid) January 10, 2020
Sadly Neil Peart passed away earlier this week. One the greatest drummers of all time. One of the founding members of one of the greatest Rock n Roll bands of all time. Rush @ZildjianCompany @EvansDrumheads @vicfirth @HumesandBerg
— KennyAronoff (@AronoffOFFICIAL) January 10, 2020
It absolutely breaks my heart to pieces to get the news of the passing of one of my greatest heroes of all time. #RIPNeilPeart My deepest condolences to the band, crew & family. Rest In Peace my friend. You will always be my hero ?
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— Mike Portnoy ? (@MikePortnoy) January 10, 2020
“We are deeply saddened by the news of Neil Peart’s untimely passing. On behalf of our entire team, we are proud to have worked with such an iconic, virtuosic drummer and we intend to honor Neil’s legacy as one of the greatest rock drummers of all time.” – John D’Addario III, CEO pic.twitter.com/RUJGYtlt04
— Promark Drumsticks (@promarksticks) January 10, 2020
Every drummer has “their guy” – the first drummer that inspired them to pick up the sticks, or the drummer that they’ve taken the most inspiration from (re: ripped off) over their career. I can’t begin to imagine how many drummers say that Neil Peart was “their guy.”
A note… pic.twitter.com/ungyhHpJv9
— Steve Gorman Rocks (@gormanrocks) January 10, 2020
— FrankBello (@TheFrankBello) January 10, 2020
RIP Neil Peart. A true artist and a sweet, good guy. And probably the most air drummed drummer of all time. This is my tribute…air drumming one of THE greatest, iconic drum moments in rock history. #neilpeart #rush https://t.co/01RW6pYWIl
— Josh Freese (@joshfreese) January 10, 2020
Long Live Neil Peart – a quick video from behinds Neil’s kit- watch, feel and repeat pic.twitter.com/U2z9TLyfcg
— Stephen Perkins (@stephenperkins) January 10, 2020
— Kirk Hammett (@KirkHammett) January 10, 2020ΠΕΡΙΣΣΟΤΕΡΑ