It’s still hard to believe that the Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins left.
A drummer for the Foo Fighters since 1997, he’s been an integral part of one of the most iconic rock bands of the past 25 years, and certainly one of the few true rock bands left today.
He died in his hotel room at the Casa Medina in Bogota, Colombia. The band was scheduled to perform at the Estereo Picnic festival on Friday.
A preliminary toxicology report showed that Hawkins had 10 different substances in his system at the time of his death, including heroin, THC, opioids, benzodiazepines and tricyclic antidepressants, and that his heart weighed twice as much as his heart. average heart of a man his age. .
Your heart breaks for his wife and kids, family and friends, bandmates and of course, Dave Grohl who has now said goodbye to two of his bandmates over the course of his career.
We saw Taylor’s good friend Miley Cyrus pay him a tearful homage, Whiskey Myers showed him some love with the drums, and Cody Jinx delivered a phenomenal cover of “Learn To Fly” in his honor.
And today, singer, songwriter and Yellowstone actor, the great Ryan Bingham dedicated a performance of “My Hero” to the Foo Fighters and the late rock legend.
“One for the Foo Fighters. Nothing to send but love and support.
Released in January 1998, “My Hero”, was the third single from their second album, Color and Shape. It peaked at #6 in the US Billboard Table of alternative songs.
He has been featured in many films, including Varsity Blues, the other guys and more.