LAS VEGAS - MAY 10: Rush drummer Neil Peart performs at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 10, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The rock trio are touring in support of the album, "Snakes & Arrows." (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith, Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins and Korn’s Ray Luzier are a few of the many drummers who will pay tribute to the late, great Rush drummer Neil Peart at an upcoming livestream, called the Modern Drummer Festival 2020.

The Modern Drummer magazine-hosted virtual event will debut this Saturday, Sept. 12, on

Other big names slated for the show include Styx’s Todd Sucherman; former Chicago drummer Danny Seraphine; Vanilla Fudge’s Carmine Appice; Santana’s Cindy Blackman-Santana; former Billy Idol and Whitesnake drummer Brian Tichy; Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band drummer Gregg Bissonette; former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy; Anthrax’s Charlie Benante and more.

To watch the show, it will set you back $12.99 for a tick. Virtual meet-and-greets are also available with a handful of performers, Smith, Appice, Seraphine, Sucherman and Blackman-Santana.

Peart passed way in January at age 67. Funds raised by the event will go towards brain tumor research at Los Angeles’ Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in honor of Neil.

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