Former Helix drummer Brian Doerner suffered a heart attack on Oct. 5, 2007.
Fortunately he is expected to make a full recovery, and will resume drumming in the future. The attack has forced him to withdraw from Saga's current tour. Replacing him will be Chris Sutherland of Kim Mitchell's band.
In other news, Rush was the 6th highest grossing tour for the summer of 2007. The number 1 spot was taken by The Police's reunion tour, which made a staggering $91 million. Rush was actually the 3rd highest rock band, after The Police and The Dave Matthews Band. Other rock artists in the top ten where John Mayer, Roger Waters and Tool.