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Top 10 Neil Peart Drum Performances

Music recently lost legendary drummer Neil Peart. Throughout his career, Peart raised the bar and pushed the boundaries of rock drumming, and solidified his spot as one of the best drummers in rock history.

To remember his genius, here are just 10 of his acclaimed drum performances.

As part of Drum Solo Week on The Late Show with David Letterman, Peart put on this incredible performance on June 9, 2011.

Peart performing Rush's "Tom Sawyer."

Peart performing Rush's "YYZ."

During the band's Presto Tour in 1990, Peart delivered this solo.

Peart performing with The Buddy Rich Big Band in 1994.

Here's Peart's drum solo during Rush's Test For Echo Tour, live in Toronto in 1997.

Peart performing Rush's "Subdivisions."

At a Rush show in Frankfurt, Peart effortlessly performed "The Temples of Syrinx."

In 2013, Peart delivered this drum solo on Rush's Clockwork Angels Tour.

As to be expected, Peart played a legendary solo at Rush's show in Frankfurt, Germany in September 2004.

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Article image: Neil Peart playing at the Air Canada Centre in 2010. (Clalansingh [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.)

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