“The Foo Fighters family has been devastated by the tragic and sudden loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins. His musical spirit and infectious laugh will live on with us all forever,” the band said. in the current situation.
“Our thoughts are with his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect at this unimaginably difficult time.”
According to their website, the band was scheduled to perform Friday in Bogota, Colombia, at the Estereo Picnic Festival, followed by Lollapalooza Brasil on Sunday. The band also announced Thursday that they will be taking the stage at the Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on April 3.
The cause of death was not disclosed.
Foo Fighters was formed in 1994 by Dave Grohl, who was the drummer with Nirvana.
Hawkins was born in Texas Joined in 1997
He was previously a drummer with Alanis Morissette and toured with the group performing their album Color and Shape, also released that year.
The band was entered into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Last year, her first year of eligibility.
News of his death sparked a wave of grief on social media from fans and fellow musicians.
Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine wrote in Twitter
English Drummer Ringo Starr chirp
: “God bless Taylor peace and love to all his family and peace and love band.”
Singer Ozzy Osbourne spoke of Hawkins’ character, saying that “he was a really great person and a great musician.”
Osborne wrote: “My heart, love and deepest condolences to his wife, children, family, band and fans. See you on the other side.” Twitter