Wanna see something pretty damn cool? Here’s Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Roberto “Ra” Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) slammin’ out the RUSH classic “YYZ”, recorded with each member separated in their own homes during the self-quarantine for COVID-19.
Benante uploaded the videoto his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: “Here is our version of the @Rush classic #YYZ – @rush inspired all 3 of us to be better musicians. #alexlifeson #geddylee and the great #neilpeart not only played amazing, they also wrote some of the best songs. We are honored to play a little #YYZ for you. Hope this magic music makes your morning/afternoon Alex Skolnick and Ra Diaz are so Amazing – I [love] RUSH”
Peart died on January 7 in Santa Monica, California after a three-year battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. He was 67 years old.