Founding member and legendary guitarist of Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi, has shared a heartbreaking tweet about the death of Neil Peart, who legend drummer of Rush, via his verified and official Twitter account.
Neil Peart has passed away at 67 years old due to conditions of brian cancer. Elliot Mintz has made an official announcement after the incident and confirmed that Peart died on January 7 in Santa Monica, Calif.
Today, Neil Peart’s friend, Tony Iommi, has shared an emotional tweet about the death of Neil, and he explained his emotions due to this timeless death.
Here’s the message of Tony Iommi:
“So sorry to hear the news of Neil Peart passing. We’ve lost another one of the greats. RIP.”
A user named Taylor commented:
“Mr. Iommi, I hope you are taking great care of yourself. I read you have a battle here is to you winning and thriving. Also, a huge fan, huge because I am 6’5″ lol.”
Another user named Dave Redbourne wrote this:
“Heartbroken. Rush has been the soundtrack to my life. As a spotty Brummie teenager watching them in the NEC they made a lasting impression. RIP Neil.”
See the tweet of Tony Iommi right below.
So sorry to hear the news of Neil Peart passing. We’ve lost another one of the greats. RIP. pic.twitter.com/hOr0x4hnDm
— Tony Iommi (@tonyiommi) January 11, 2020