Foo fighters Taylor Hawkins- Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has died. The band which was at Bogota, Colombia near the end of a South American tour, announced the news Friday Night (March 25th) on social media.
The district health office of Bogota shared a statement by local health officials where they stated and shared a statement by local health officials stating they received reports of “a patient with chest pains” but, after trying to resuscitate Hawkins, “but, after trying to resuscitate Hawkins, “there was no response and the patient was declared dead.”
Hawkins was 50 years old, and no official cause of death hasn’t been revealed yet.
Foo fighters Taylor Hawkins cancelled their scheduled performance at Festival Estereo Picnic in Bogota and were slated to headline Lollapalooza Brazil on Sunday.
Foo fighters Taylor Hawkin- Statement?
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 with 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 joined Foo Fighters no sooner they completed their 1997 album The colour and the Shape and has been a member since then. Prior to his tenure in Foo Fighters, Hawkins played drums for Alanis Morissette around the release of Jagged Little Pill.
Hawkins most recent work with Foo Fighters had last year’s Medicine at Midnight, a project of Bee Gees covers, and the horror film Studio 666.
Foo fighter Taylor Hawkins- Solo projector
Outside of Foo Fighters, Hawkins too had a solo project, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders. The band released its first album in 2006, and most recently issued Get the Money in 2019. The birds of Satan, one of Hawkin’s other bands, released their self-titled album in 2014.
As the news of Foo fighter Taylor Hawkin death exploded online- Mick Jagger, Brian Wilson, Steve Nicks, Travis Barker, Questlove, Steve Albini, Johnny Marr, Ozzy Osburne, Axl Rose, Bob Mould, Elton John, Liam Gallagher, Mark Ronson, Finneas, and Tom Morello expressed their deepest condolences and admiration for the late drummer.