Neil Peart: The Modern Drummer Interview - Now Online
Update: The complete transcription has been removed in place of a small excerpt, with ordering instructions for the issue. Apologies for any inconvenience. We hope to have the complete article back online in the future. Thanks.
Last month we let you know that Neil Peart would be the cover-story feature in the December 2011 issue of Modern Drummer Magazine. The issue hit the newsstands earlier this week and now the entire article with photos can be viewed online.
In the interview/article, Neil touches upon several topics including how he prepares for a tour - and the riggers behind touring itself, his approach to composing drum segments of new songs and also the inspiration behind his latest drumming instructional video Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime of Live Performance.Neil Peart might well have been born with an innate inclination toward understanding and creating rhythm, but he also knows a thing or two about hard work. He's certainly been blessed with the brain of a seeker, which has led him to travel the world, geographically and rhythmically, and to remain ever open to fresh inspirations. But, again, his long and staggeringly productive career with his Rush bandmates, bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson, could not be had without keeping the ol' shoulder to the wheel.Check out the entire article via this LINK.
And also check out all the "new" vintage articles recently uploaded to the site. They're all available on the Biographies & Articles section of the site.
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[Neil Peart Featured in December 2011 Issue of Modern Drummer Magazine - October 18th, 2011]