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Neil Peart's drum solo on Rush's R40 tour took the drummer an entire career to construct. In 2015 he wrote for us and explained the process
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Since picking up the progressive rock baton from Genesis in the 80s, Marillion have recorded one of prog’s most impressive catalogues. These are their best albums