Foo Fighters have confirmed that the band will continue, despite the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins

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The Foo Fighters have confirmed it the band would continue after the drummer’s death Taylor Hawkins in March 2022, telling fans they’ll be seeing them “soon.”

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“As we say goodbye to the most difficult and tragic year our band has ever known, let’s remember how grateful we are for the people we love and cherish most, and the loved ones who are no longer with us.” The publication of the group led by Dave Grohl, former Nirvana drummer, begins.

Without Taylor, we would never have become the band we were.and without Taylor, we know we will be a different band going forward,” the statement reads. “We also know that you fans meant as much to Taylor as he meant to you. there in spirit with all of us every night.”

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This marks the band’s first public acknowledgment that it will continue without Hawkins, who died in March at the age of 50 while the band toured Colombia.

Who was Taylor Hawkins and how did she die?

Taylor Hawkins joined Foo Fighters in 1997 after two years as drummer for Alanis Morissette, and quickly became an integral part of the rock band’s sound and image.

To honor Hawkins, Grohl performed two starred tribute concerts in London and Los Angeles which included performances by Morissette, Joan Jett, Travis Barker, Josh Homme, Wolfgang Van Halen, Pink, Miley Cyrus, Stewart Copeland and Chad Smith, as well as members of Queen, Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Soundgarden, Rush, Metallica and Black Saturday .

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins passed away on Friday, March 25. He was 50 years old and was in Bogotá, Colombia, where the band was going to perform at the Estéreo Picnic festival, as the band itself broadcast through social networks.

“The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and unexpected loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live with us forever,” the band said in a statement.

“We send our condolences to his wife, children and family and ask that his privacy be treated with the utmost respect at this incredibly difficult time,” the message concluded.

According to reports, the artist was found dead in a hotel in Bogotá, but the causes of his death were not disclosed.

The El Tiempo newspaper indicated on its website that the Bogota Metropolitan Police specified that the incident occurred at the Casa Medina hotel, located in the city of Chapinero.

“The cause of death is yet to be established, according to the versions of the relatives, the death could be associated with the consumption of narcotic substances”, adds the report.

As it turned out, the drummer had chest pains and then they called an ambulance, but by the time the doctors arrived he was already dead.

his last performance

The Dave Grohl-led band toured Latin America to showcase their album last year, Medicine at midnight.

Rightly, the latest presentation took place on Sunday, March 20, at the Lollapalooza festival held in Argentinaafter attending the Chilean edition of the festival and a show at the Foro Sol in Mexico City.

Due to the death of Taylor Hawkins, the band announced the cancellation of the remainder of their Latin American tour, which included a final stop at Lollapalooza Brazil.

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Source: Clarin

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