Legendary Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dead at 50
I’m devastated right now, Foo Fighters has lost a great member of the family, their Legendary Drummer Taylor Hawking. If you know me, you know how much I love The Foo Fighters, you brought a lot of joy into my life. This shit sucks!
Sending so much love to Dave and the band and Taylor‘s family. My deepest condolences to Hawking’s family, his wife, children, the band and all his friends & followers.
“Run and tell all of the angels, this could take all night” Rest in peace Oliver Taylor Hawkins 1972-2022.
“My hero. There he goes…” Love and Light
Foo Fighters fans around the world are in mourning today after the band’s longtime drummer, Taylor Hawkins, died at the age of 50.
Hawkins was an integral part of the Foo Fighters from 1997, including platinum-selling One by One.
In addition to his work with Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins has also made contributions to other high-profile rock bands, most notably being asked to fill in as drummer for Queens of the Stone Age when founding member Dave Grohl temporarily left that band in 2002.
A Living Legend Taylor Hawkins, an Orange County Native was born on February 17, 1972
“His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever,” the band wrote.
He is most well known for his energetic drumming style, sense of humor and generosity. Before joining the band in 1997, he was the touring drummer for Sass Jordan and Alanis Morissette, as well as the drummer in the progressive experimental band Sylvia.
“The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and
untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,”
The band just released their horror-comedy Studio 666 in February.
Foo Fighters are currently on tour in
South America and were preparing to perform in
Shortly after the tragic announcement, the band backed out of its scheduled performance at the Picnic Stereo Festival.
“Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect in this unimaginably difficult time.”
There is not yet an Official Press Release
Taylor Hawkins mourned by music world as peers pay tribute to Foo Fighters drummer.
“One of these days the ground will drop out from beneath your feet. One of these days your heart will stop and play its final beat.” Fans everywhere are mourning his loss.
This story is still developing. Such incredible Talent, only 50 years old. Gone to soon.
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