Alex Lifeson reveals he has “played very little guitar” since the death of Neil Peart

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Since the death of Rush drummer Neil Peart in January after a prolonged battle with brain cancer, his bandmates, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, have been relatively silent when it comes their past music, as well as the potential for any new work in the future.

But in a new appearance on WFAN's Talking Golf With Ann Liguori show Lifeson offered some thoughts about Rush, as well as his relationship to the electric guitar since losing Peart.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.