The Grafenberg Disciples’ Bob Madsen Talks Neil Peart and Rush, New Single, New Album, And New Tour



Bob Madsen is a progressive rock bassist and key songwriter for band projects like 41Point9, Operation: Paperclip, and The Grafenberg Disciples. The Grafenberg Disciples received great response to their song “No Words,” which was written as an homage to late great drummer Neil Peart of Rush, and has multiple references to the band in its lyrics. “No Words” features drummer Gregg Bissonette and appears on The Grafenberg Disciples debut LP, Johnny On The Spot.

The Grafenberg Disciples have released a brand new single and video called “Cry A Million Tears,” and they’re getting ready to release their sophomore LP called, Breathing Through My Ears.

In this conversation, Bob talks about the immense influence of Neil Peart and Rush, making the video for “Cry A Million Tears,” his camaraderie with singer Hans Eberbach and his bandmates in The Grafenberg Disciples, and how he is preparing for an upcoming tour.




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