Saying, 'There comes a time to... take yourself out of the game', Rush drummer Neil Peart has apparently called his own number and done just that. While he hasn't ruled out an occasional performance, this decision adds a degree of certainty that Rush is done as a band. Providing the driving beat for one of the great power trios of all time led to chronic tendonitis for Peart. Speaking with Drumhaed Magazine, Peart invoked a lyric line from the Rush song Losing It in explaining his decision to retire; 'Sadder still to watch it die, than to never have known it.' Geddy Lee quickly weighed in, saying he believes his drummer only meant that he no longer wanted to commit to full-scale tours.
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