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WATCH: Tool and Metallica pay tribute to late Rush drummer Neil Peart

Vids 13/01/2020

Thousands of tributes have flooded in for legendary Rush stickman, Neil Peart, who who died earlier this week after a 3 year battle with brain cancer - with two of the biggest coming from rock heavyweights Tool and Metallica.

Metallica shared a live cover of Rush's "Tom Sawyer" to honour the late drummer, posting a video of them performing Rush's 'Tom Sawyer' to social media, with the caption "Rest In Peace, Neil...".

Tool also paid tribute to Peart, sharing a video of drummer Danny Carey jumping behind the kit to honour him.

Metallica drummer Lars Urlich posted his own tribute to his own Instagram.

The post read:

Thank you Neil.

Thank you for inspiring me and for all your help and advice along the way, especially in the early days when you took the time to talk to a young green Danish drummer about recording, gear and the possibilities that lay ahead...

Thank you for what you did for drummers all over the world with your passion, your approach, your principles and your unwavering commitment to the instrument!

Rest In Peace.