Espero que la noticia no sea cierta, pero el caso es que en una entrevista a DrumHead Magazine, Neil Peart comentó que su hija Olivia había estado refiriéndose a su padre como un 'batería retirado', comentario al que Neil reconocía como cierto ya que 'como todos los atletas, hay un momento en que...'

... Lately Olivia has been introducing me to new friends at school as "my dad - he's a retired drummer." True to say - funny to hear. ...Now after fifty years of devotion to hitting things with sticks, I feel proud, grateful and satisfied. The reality is that my style of drumming is largely an athletic undertaking, and it does not pain me to realize that, like all athletes, there comes a time to ... take yourself out of the game. I would much rather set it aside than face the predicament described in our song "Losing It." In the song's two verses, an aging dancer and a writer face their diminishing, twilight talents with pain and despair, ...

Menos mal que el bueno de Geddy Lee a venido a matizar los comentarios de su compañero Neil diciendo que lo único que este quiere es no salir de gira.

"There's really nothing to say. I think Neil is just explaining his reasons for not wanting to tour, with the toll that it's taking on his body. That's all I would care to comment on it."

En fin, por mucho que Geddy quiera matizar estas declaraciones, me da que... y os aseguro que un fin de Rush me dolería mucho.

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