32,187 total votes
Neil Peart

Neil Peart

Neil Ellwood Peart, OC, is a Canadian musician and author. He is the drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances, and is known for his technical proficiency and stamina. Peart grew up in Port Dalhousie, Ontario. During adolescence, he floated between regional bands in pursuit of a career as a full-time drummer. After a discouraging stint in England to concentrate on his music, Peart returned home, where he joined a local Toronto band, Rush, in the summer of 1974. Early in his career, Peart's performance style was deeply rooted in hard rock. He drew most of his inspiration from drummers such as Keith Moon and John Bonham, ... more on Wikipedia

Neil Peart is ranked on...

#2 of 722 People who voted for Neil Peart... also upvote The Dark Side of the Moon on The Greatest Albums of All Time The Best Drummers of All Time 586.3k votes Who is the greatest drummer ever? This is a list of the best drummers of all time, voted on and ranked by music lovers world...
#81 of 332 The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time 99.4k votes The greatest rock songwriters of all time have a lot in common. Firstly, they are some of the biggest names in rock music hi...
#2 of 82 The Best Metal Drummers of All Time 42.7k votes A metal band is really only as good as their drummer. Unless they're Metallica. But, that's neither here nor there. So, he...
Famous Tall Men Over 6'2 351.8k views Some of the tallest men in Hollywood may not seem so on your screen. Paired alongside other tall actors, shorts actors weari...
Libertarian Celebrities 161.4k views Who are the most famous Libertarian celebs? This list of Libertarians in Hollywood highlights some well-known Libertarian ce...
Famous Libertarians 258.0k views Feeling political? Check out this list of famous libertarians, with photos. A libertarian is a follower of libertarianism an...
Famous People Named Neil 7.2k views List of famous people named Neil, along with photos. How many celebrities named Neal can you think of? The famous Neils belo...
21 of the Most Introverted Rock Stars 42.3k views Despite the fact that you can usually find them rocking out on stage in front of a sold-out crowd, several of the biggest ro...
Famous Hammered Dulcimer Players 18.7k views A List of Famous Hammered Dulcimer Players with photos! These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is ofte...

Neil Peart is also found on...

Famous Berklee College Of Music Alumni List of Famous Bands from Canada Famous People From Ontario Atlantic Records Complete Artist Roster Canadian Heavy Metal Bands List List of Famous Bands from Ontario Canadian Hard Rock Bands List Famous Drummers from Canada List of Famous Drummers Mercury Records Complete Artist Roster List of Famous Bands from Hamilton List of Famous Percussionists Famous Film Actors From Canada Full Cast of I Love You, Man Actors/Actresses Canadian Progressive Rock Bands List Canadian Jazz Bands List Famous Male Drummers List of Famous Lyricists Famous Male Lyricists Canadian Progressive Metal Bands List