Following the death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins on Friday, the band has officially cancelled the remainder of their tour. They confirmed the cancellation through a press release.
“It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins. We’re sorry for and share in the disappointment that we won’t be seeing one another as planned. Instead, let’s take this time to grieve, to heal, to pull our loved ones close, and to appreciate all the music and memories we’ve made together.”
Hawkins died over the weekend at 50-years-old. He was found lifeless in a hotel room in Bogotá Colombia just hours before the band was scheduled to perform at Estéreo. It was later discovered through a toxicology test that drugs were in Hawkins’ system at the time of his death.
A candlelight vigil was held on stage in honor of the late drummer. Having joined the band three years after its founding, Hawkins had been involved with the Foo Fighters for 25 years.
Artists like Perry Farrell, Tom Morello, Lzzy Hall, Ozzy Osbourne, Nikelback and more took to social media in recent days to react to the news of Hawkins’ passing.
The band announced his death through a Twitter post.
— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) March 26, 2022
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