The Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Dead Aged 50


The drummer of the Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins, has died aged 50 the band has announced.

Hawkins was considered one of the most influential and talented drummers of his generation.

The band broke the shocking and heartbreaking news on Twitter.

They wrote:

“The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,”

“His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever.

“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.”

Hawkins was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Bogota, Colombia. No further details of his death have been released.

The band were scheduled to perform at the Grammys on April 3 and The Foo Fighters’ new tour of North America was set to start in May.


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