In the late 1990s, Neil Peart, the drummer of the music group Rush, suffered twin tragedies. His teenaged daughter lost her life in an automobile accident, and within the year he lost his wife to cancer. These deaths sent Peart into an emotional turmoil that threatened his sanity and the future of his relationship with Rush.
Unable to sit around his house and absorb these memories, Peart hopped on his motorcycle an embarked on a number of trips across... Traveling Music
Neil Peart's third book is part travelogue, part memoir, and part commentary. As the title implies, the author (drummer and lyricist for the group Rush) employs his love and study of music to chart his life, citing influences from the early days of rock and roll to bands like Linkin Park, and recount how the music shaped it and his eventual career as a successful musician.
The book flips back and forth between the present time (where Ghost Rider left ...