Floria Sigismondi – OCA Grad’s Shock Rock Videos the Surreal Thing

A version of this feature appeared in The Toronto Star on Wednesday, February 5, 1997     Nick Krewen Special to the Star Wednesday, February 5, 1997     The dark, surrealistic, fantastically costumed video visions Floria Sigismondi produces are not for everyone. But they have big-name rock stars like David Bowie and Marilyn Manson beating a trail to her studio, opening the door to precious international and MTV airtime….

Burning For Buddy

Neil Peart launches solo album tribute to iconic drummer Buddy Rich NICK KREWEN The Hamilton Spectator October 20, 1996 Neil Peart admits he’s been in no rush to release a solo album. One of Canada’s foremost drummers and lyricists who has built his worldwide reputation exclusively with Canadian power rock trio Rush over 22 years and almost as many million-selling albums, Peart launched the band’s first outside project earlier this…

Surviving With Rush

PUBLISHED IN THE CANADIAN COMPOSER, APRIL 1986     SURVIVING WITH RUSH     Drummer-lyricist Neil Peart looks forward      By Nick Krewen   The mark of longevity in the music business is originality. Usually, a band that lasts in this fashionably fickle marketplace does so by leaving an indelible imprint on audiences. For the 12 years that drummer Neil Peart has been a part of Rush with guitarist…