My High School English Paper on Subdivisions by Neil Peart

I found a typed paper that I had written for P.A. English, Period 2, Mrs. Cohen, entitled “Paralysis Through Analysis – ‘Subdivisions’ by Neil Peart”. Back then, we actually had to use a typewriter, and use white out and a black pen to make any edits. I may have even asked my Mom to type it for me on a Sunday night, since I had waited until the last minute to write it, and she …

Metal Hall of Fame Gala Now Available on Amazon Prime Television

2020 Metal Hall Of Fame Gala

Metal Hall of Fame All-Star Jam
L-R: Joe Satriani, Pat Gesualdo, Geoff Tate, Steve Vai, Chris Poland
Photo: Ron Lyon
The Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala – the most important night in metal – is now available exclusively on Amazon Prime TV and can be streamed on Amazon Fire, ROKU, Apple TV and Comcast Xfinity cable TV via the Amazon Prime Video app by its 150 million

Five Fave: Rush Songs Not Named “Tom Sawyer” or “2112”

Two weeks after hearing of the passing of Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart, I am still reeling. Like many fans, I have been playing their entire catalog, rediscovering old favorites and digging deeper into albums that were not part of my regular rotation. The finality of a career that spanned my entire lifetime ending stirs up so many feelings.

“Well I guess we all have these feelings we can’t leave unreconciled.” – Neil Peart,

What Neil Peart and Rush Mean To Me

“I hear their passionate music; read the words that touch my heart.” – Neil Peart, “Mission”


Hall of Fame Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart has died after a 3-1/2 year battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. Rush played the final show of their R40 Live 40th anniversary tour on August 1, 2015 at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. For the past 4-½ years, fans have been hopeful for one more album, or one