In a brand new interview with Rolling Stone Dave Grohl was asked if he would ever consider replacing the now retired drummer Neil Peart in RUSH when the other members of the legendary Canadian rock group made the offer. He replied, "I would say: I'm not physically or musically capable, but thanks for the offer."
" Neil Peart This is a completely different animal, a different kind of drummer.
" I know the arrangements, but I'm like Meg White to Neil Peart . And she is one of my favorite drummer! She is also my daughter's favorite drummer. My daughter plays drums for two types of music: WHITE STRIPES and AC / DC . I'm like, "That's exactly what you have to do."
Grohl and his FOO FIGHTERS band colleague Taylor Hawkins introduced RUSH into the rock & # 39; n & # 39; Roll Hall Of Fame in 201
To call the experience "one of the most extraordinary nights of my life" Dave said, "When I & # 39; 2112 & # 39; got when it was I was eight years old, it damn changed the direction of my life, I heard the drums that made me become a drummer. "
After the first meeting with Peart He added, "This man was as influential as any religion or any Hero or any person in someone's life. He said, "So nice to meet you, can I make you a coffee, and he made me a coffee, man, and later that night I went to dinner and drank a couple of glasses of wine and started crying because of mine Hero cost me a damned coffee. "
Back in 2016 Hawkins says he would do it" crucified "when he Peart in RUSH after the legendary drummer has made it clear that he is not touring anymore.
"Dude, I'm crucified, man," he said at an appearance on SiriusXM "Trunk Nation" "Do you know how many damn fools me in would kick your ass if I tried it RUSH ? It would be like a horde of nation persecuting me and trying to kill me. [ screaming ] You're not Neil Peart ! Do not even think about it! "
During his RUSH Rock Hall induction speech Taylor praised Peart and said," His drumming was just as musical and melodic like everything in the band Bringing the drums where it should be, at the top of the band! Not only did he make the most rousing drums in the world, he also wrote the lyrics. "
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