Foo Fighters have introduced their new drummer

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And finally the long-awaited news for his fans materialized: the Foo Fighters has a new drummer. Just over a year after the tragic death of Taylor Hawkins, the Dave Grohl-led band has taken a new step in their adventure and unveil their newest addition.

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The group had released a new single this week, under you. With that excuse she announced that on Sunday she would hold a streaming event, which ended up serving to formalize her new man in the patches.

The chosen one is Josh Fermomusician with 51 years of experience, who among his palmares boasts participations with The Offspring, Guns N’ Roses and Ninch Inch Nailsas well as representing more than 400 recordings in various projects.

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Josh Freese, the drummer who chose the Foo Fighters to take the place of Taylor Hawkins.  Photo: IG

Josh Freese, the drummer who chose the Foo Fighters to take the place of Taylor Hawkins. Photo: IG

the round is coming

Immediately, Freese will go on tour with the group on May 26th. The artist was presented this Sunday during the “Preparing music for concerts” event, in which the Foo Fighters performed some songs by Studio 606, the studio that the group has in Los Angeles.

The new member was jokingly introduced, after a series of testimonials which included Chad Smith Hot red peppers, Tommy Lee by Motley Crue and Danny Carey of Tool, all drummers, who flirted with the idea that they themselves were successors to the late Hawkins.

“Sorry guys, could we… like, I don’t know, play a song or two? Something?” Fresse burst in from behind the drum kit moments before performing the popular all my lifeone of the emblematic songs of the former Nirvana group.

The group agreed to its new member’s request and they did officially confirmed the presence of Freese in the next presentations that the Americans will have.

the new album

The Foo Fighters showed the fans the signature of the fifty-year-old drummer, after announcing the launch of a new musical production that will bear the name of But Here We Are, whose official presentation is scheduled for June 2nd.

Taylor Hawkins, the former Foo Fighters drummer, died in February 2022.

Taylor Hawkins, the former Foo Fighters drummer, died in February 2022.

In this simple grouping Talk in principle about how they experienced the news of Hawkins’ death in Bogota; an event which, in his words, happened very quickly. “It came in an instant / It came out of nowhere / It happened so fast / And then it was over,” reads the first verse of the new Foo Fighters song.

Freese was also one of many musicians who paraded the stage at Kia Forum Wembley Stadium, in London and Los Angeles respectively, when the Foo Fighters performed two star-studded shows to honor Hawkins, who died March 22, 2022 at a hotel in Bogota, Colombia.

The Foo Fighters event was broadcast through the Veeps platform and will be available for an additional 72 hours so that those who couldn’t make it live can watch it on a time-shift basis, the group announced.

Hawkins’ death on March 25, 2022 in Colombia forced the band to cancel their South American tour that had just begun and put the members’ careers on hold for a while.

Taylor Hawkins and Dave Grohl, friends and colleagues.  Hawkins' departure was very tough for the Foo Fighters.  Reuters photo

Taylor Hawkins and Dave Grohl, friends and colleagues. Hawkins’ departure was very tough for the Foo Fighters. Reuters photo

Many believed the band would end, as it was already known how much it had cost Grohl to return to music following the death of friend Kurt Cobain and now Hawkins was also leaving. But with a few concerts paying homage to the drummer, Foo Fighters confirmed to be working on new music in late 2022.

And now they are complete again.

Source: Clarin

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