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10 Moments of Drumming Mastery in Memory of Rock Legend Neil Peart

After a private, 3.5 year battle with brain cancer, legendary musician Neil Peart passed away at the age of 67 on January 7th, 2020. The famous drummer of Canadian prog-rock innovators, Rush, Peart also wrote the bulk of the band’s lyrics from 1975’s LP, Fly By Night, until their final studio album, 2012’s Clockwork Angels. A virtuoso on the drums and a gifted songwriter, Peart also published 7 nonfiction books, several fiction collaborations and poured out thousands more words on his blog. Rush was inducted into the Rock & Roll…

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33 Heartbroken Celebrities Share Emotional Posts On Kobe Bryants Passing

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna tragically passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. As the news about their death spread, people all over the world reacted with devastation. It cast a shadow on the 2020 Grammy Awards where several celebrities paid their respects to the basketball player. The ceremony itself began with a moment of silence initiated by the host, Alicia Keys. “We never imagined in a million years we’d have to start the show like this, so we wanted to do something that…

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