Rock/Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To The Late Neil Peart (Rush)

As previously reported, Rush’s Neil Peart has sadly passed away following a battle with brain cancer. A number of rock/metal musicians have since taken to social media to pay tribute to the legendary drummer and some of the various posts can be found below:

Geddy Lee (Rush):

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Rest in peace, my brother. 💔

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett:

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins:

Slash (Guns N’ Roses):

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RIP #NeiPeart

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Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath):

KISS’ Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons:

Gary Holt (Exodus):

David Ellefson (Megadeth):

Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, and Frank Bello:

Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, etc.):

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R.I.P. #nealpeart An extraordinary talent.

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King Diamond:

Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine):

John Dolmayan (System Of A Down):

Steven Adler (ex-Guns N’ Roses):

Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row):

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, etc.):

Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour):

Overkill:

Mike Inez (Alice In Chains):

Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins):

Alex Bent (Trivium):

Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless):

Chris Jericho (Fozzy):

Matt Sorum (ex-Guns N’ Roses, etc.):

Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch):

Adam Gontier (Saint Asonia, ex-Three Days Grace):

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~ Shocked. The Legend. Rest In Peace Neil Peart. 🙏🏻

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Shawn Drover (ex-Megadeth, etc.):

Sacred Reich:

Matt Halpern (Periphery):

Zach Myers (Shinedown):

Chuck D (Public Enemy, Prophets of Rage):

Dan Briggs (Between The Buried And Me):

Peter Frampton:

Jack Black (Tenacious D):

Guns N’ Roses, Nine Inch Nails, Blink-182, White Zombie, Limp Bizkit, Etc. Master Recordings Reportedly Lost In 2008 UMG Fire

The New York Times recently shared a report on the 2008 fire at Universal Studios Hollywood that reportedly exposed the fact that numerous master recordings were destroyed. Now, the publication has followed up with a much larger list of affected artists. They include: Aerosmith, Audioslave, Nuno Bettencourt, Blink-182, Boston, Coverdale/Page, The Damned, Eagles, Extreme, Peter Frampton, Guns N’ Roses, Hole, Iron Butterfly, Jawbreaker, Jimmy Eat World, Kansas, Krokus, Limp Bizkit, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Duff McKagan, Meat Loaf, Nazareth, Night Ranger, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, No Doubt, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Iggy Pop, Primus, Puddle Of Mudd, R.E.M., Soundgarden, Steppenwolf, Styx, Sublime, Temple Of The Dog, Tesla, Voivod, Whitesnake, Weezer, White Zombie, Y&T, Rob Zombie, and tons more. Many artists were unaware about their masters being lost and a number of them have filed a suit against UMG for breach of contract since the recordings weren’t properly secured and preserved. They are seeking damages in excess of $100 million. You can read more HERE.

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Greta Van Fleet, Etc. Cover David Bowie For Howard Stern’s Bowie Tribute Show

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Greta Van Fleet, Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), The Struts, and more have covered various David Bowie tracks for Howard Stern’s upcoming Bowie tribute. A total of 25 artists have contributed to the special, which will air on SiriusXM‘s “Howard 101” channel on February 9 at 10:00pm EST/ 7:00pm PST. You can find the full list of artists below, and read about each cover HERE.

  • Peter Frampton “Rebel Rebel” (Live)
  • Michael Penn and Aimee Mann “After All”
  • Greta Van Fleet “The Jean Genie”
  • Kristeen Young “Moonage Daydream”
  • Britt Daniel (Spoon) “Never Let Me Down”
  • Durand Jones & the Indications “Young Americans”
  • Daryl Hall “Fame”
  • Corey Taylor “Fashion”
  • The Struts “Suffragette City”
  • Lisa Loeb “All the Young Dudes”
  • Sun Kil Moon “John, I’m Only Dancing”
  • Umphrey’s McGee (Feat. Huey Lewis and Jeff Coffin) “Let’s Dance”
  • Jade Bird “Quicksand”
  • Biffy Clyro “Modern Love”
  • Todd Rundgren “Life on Mars?”
  • Bones “I’m Afraid of Americans”
  • Dawes “Oh! You Pretty Things”
  • Nikki Lane “Golden Years”
  • Bleachers “Ziggy Stardust”
  • Car Seat Headrest “Ashes to Ashes”
  • Low Cut Connie “Diamond Dogs”
  • Gogol Bordello “Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide”
  • Shawn Colvin “Heroes”
  • Garbage “Starman”
  • Billy Corgan “Space Oddity”