Taylor Hawkins, for quite a long time the drummer for Foo Fighters and dearest companion of frontman Dave Grohl, has passed on during a South American visit with the musical gang. He was 50.
There were not many quick subtleties on how Hawkins passed on, albeit the band said in a proclamation Friday that his demise was an unfortunate and unfavorable misfortune.
Foo Fighters had been planned to play at a celebration in Bogota, Colombia, on Friday night. Hawkins’ last show was Sunday at one more celebration in San Isidro, Argentina.
His melodic soul and irresistible giggling will live on with us all eternity, said a message on the band’s true Twitter account that was additionally messaged to columnists. Our hearts go out to his better half, kids and family.
The Bogota metropolitan government provided an articulation Saturday that the city’s crisis community had gotten a report of a patient with chest torment and sent a rescue vehicle. A private rescue vehicle showed up also, it said.
Wellbeing laborers attempted to resuscitate him, yet couldn’t do as such. It said the reason for death was being scrutinized.
Police vehicles, a rescue vehicle and fans were accumulated external the lodging in northern Bogota where Hawkins was accepted to have been remaining.
It was a band I grew up with. This leaves me vacant, Juan Sebastian Anchique, 23, told The Associated Press as he grieved Hawkins outside the lodging.
The U.S. Consulate in Bogota likewise communicated its sympathies in a tweet.
After Grohl, Hawkins was the most unmistakable individual from the gathering, showing up close by the lead vocalist in meetings and playing conspicuous, typically funny, jobs in the band’s paramount recordings and their new ghastliness satire film, Studio 666.
Hawkins was Alanis Morrissette’s visiting drummer when he joined Foo Fighters in 1997. He played on the band’s greatest collections including One by One and On Your Honor, and on hit singles including My Hero and Best of You.