Thread: Neil Peart
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Old 10-03-2008, 06:54 PM
mikeybbdrummin mikeybbdrummin is offline
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Default Re: Neil Peart

Originally Posted by LinearDrummer View Post
Ahhhh....don't know much bout him...

Is it my imagination or does there seem to be a trend of Neil bashing in forums lately....
Not by me. It seems to be true though. I think guys that may not be in to or influenced by him discover guys that do the most extreme independence/speed/time changes and say, This drummer is better then Neil. He's over rated. But take a guy like Jeff Porcaro. He is known for having incredible feel and his shuffle. I don't think Jeff could have played what Virgil can or play like Vinnie can. BUT Jeff gets recognition for the drummer HE was, NOT the drummer that A, B or C is. Its just not that way w/Neil for some reason. People want to rip him up for what he has not done that others have. Just don't get it.

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