FOO FIGHTERS CANCEL TOUR AFTER DRUMMER Taylor Hawkins DEATH OVER THE WEEKEND
Written by Lola Narawa on March 30, 2022
The Foo Fighters is an American rock band formed in 1994 in Seattle, Washington. The band was founded by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the dissolution of Nirvana after the suicide of Kurt Cobain.
They were on Tour but had to scrap the rest of the tour as they lost their drummer Taylor Hawkins. Hawkins passed away over the weekend The 50-year-old died in the Colombian capital Bogota, where the US rock band had been scheduled to headline a music festival.
Their tour also included sold-out stadium shows in the UK this summer, as well as dates in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
They made the announcement with “great sadness” after their “staggering loss”.
In one of their social media statements they released, they added: “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.
“With love, Foo Fighters.”
Let’s take this time to remember a legendary drummer and Musician may his soul rest in peace.
RIP Oliver Taylor Hawkins(February 17, 1972 – March 25, 2022)