Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to Taylor Hawkins on Late Drummer’s Birthday

Foo Fighters remembered late drummer Taylor Hawkins, who was due to turn 51 on Friday (February 17). “I miss you,” read an Instagram post, which featured a photo of Hawkins looking directly into the camera, with a half smile on his face and a drum kit in the background.

In late March 2022, the beloved foos drummer was found dead in his hotel room in Bogotá, Colombia at the age of 50. Hawkins’ death was announced through his social media statement from the band’s account. To date, the cause of death has not been officially announced.

In a New Year’s Eve post, the band posted a heartfelt message about the challenges of 2022 and a glimpse into their future. As we say goodbye, we are reminded of how grateful we are for the people we love and cherish most, and those loved ones who are no longer with us,” Foos began the statement. twitter.

“The Foo Fighters were formed 27 years ago to represent the healing power of music and the continuation of life. And over the past 27 years, our fans have built a global community. , has helped us all get through our darkest times together, a place to share joys and sorrows, hopes and fears, and join the chorus of life through music.Without Taylor, the band would be what it is today. We wouldn’t have been, and we know we’d be a different band going forward without Taylor.”

Months after Hawkins’ death, the Foo Fighters held two all-star tribute concerts in memory of the late drummer. The London and Los Angeles shows featured Travis Barker, Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus, Liam Gallagher, Lars Ulrich and dozens more.

The band recently announced their first set of dates after breaking a year of silence in the wake of Hawkins’ death. This includes Boston Calling (May 26), Sonic Temple (May 28), Rock am Ring (June 2), Rock Im Park (June 4), Bonnaroo (June 18), Harley -Davidson Homecoming (July 15th), Fuji Rock (July 28-30), The Town (September 9th), Sea.Hear.Now (September 9th. 17). At press time, the group had yet to announce who would be playing drums on these dates.

Check out Foos’ post below.

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