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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 09: The Ohio State Buckeyes marching band spells "Ohio" prior to a game against the Maryland Terrapins at Ohio Stadium on October 09, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

The Ohio State University Marching Band saluted RUSH during the halftime show of the Ohio State vs. Maryland football game on October 9th.

According to The Ohio State News, the performance was in honor of “the early 2020 passing of one of the greatest drummers in history, Neil Peart.” It was also reported that “the band added 20 toms and 20 extra cymbals mounted on four racks to help recreate Peart’s sonic impact. They were at the front of the formation and played by the band’s five percussion alternates for this week.”

During the fifteen minute performance, the marching band performed a medley of “2112,” “YYZ,” “Tom Sawyer,” and “Limelight.” It was accompanied by  formations related to Neil’s life and hobbies.

Halftime: "The Music of Rush" - Ohio State vs. Maryland, 10/9/21

Join the Ohio State University Marching Band as we salute Rush, one of history's great rock bands. We play lots of the band's hits including "2112," "YYZ," "...

The band was left speechless.