As announced today, legendary Rush drummer Neil Peart has died at the age of 67 on Jan. 7th after a long battle with brain cancer. His countless amount of peers gathered on social media to spread their condolences for the iconic rocker.

Rolling Stone confirmed the drummer’s death with a representative for the band and Peart family spokesperson Elliot Mintz stated that the drummer was fighting brain cancer for the last three years.

Peart joined the Canadian progressive rock trio Rush in 1974 following the release of the band’s self-titled debut album. In addition to serving as the group’s drummer ever since, he was also the chief lyricist within Rush.

Devastated by this massive loss, members of Guns N’ Roses, Black Sabbath, Metallica, KISS, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer, Exodus, Nirvana, Stone Sour and more have all remembered the drummer in their own way.

Geddy Lee from Rush

“Rest in peace, my brother…”

Mike Portnoy from The Winery Dogs, Sons of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater

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“It absolutely breaks my heart to pieces to get the news of the passing of one of my greatest heroes of all time.”

Lars Ulrich from Metallica

“Thank you for inspiring me and for all your help and advice along the way…”

Slash from Guns N’ Roses

“RIP Neil Peart”

Geezer Butler from Black Sabbath

“Sad to hear of Neil Peart passing. RIP.”

Gene Simmons from KISS

“My prayers and condolences to the Peart Family, Fans and Friends.”

Gary Holt from Exodus and Slayer

“Just read that Neil Peart passed away. RIP, we have lost a legend never to be replaced.”

Scott Ian from Anthrax

“The greatest of all time. RIP Neil Peart. I’m going to raise a glass and then air-drum the shit out of Tom Sawyer.”

John Dolmayan from System of a Down

“It is with a heavy heart we say goodbye to an innovator both percussively and lyrically…”

Jack Black from Tenacious D

“The master will be missed – Neil Peart RIP”