Paul Stanley (KISS), Ozzy Osbourne, Tom Morello and Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH) are among the many musicians who’ve reacted on social media to the passing of FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins.
Hawkins died on Friday (March 25) on the age of fifty. The band confirmed his passing in an announcement.
“The FOO FIGHTERS household is devastated by the tragic and premature lack of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” learn the message. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will reside on with all of us perpetually.
“Our hearts exit to his spouse, kids, and household, and we ask that their privateness be handled with the utmost respect on this unimaginably troublesome time.”
FOO FIGHTERS have been on tour in South America on the time of Hawkins‘s dying and have been making ready to carry out in Bogota, Colombia on Friday. That present has since been canceled.
Taylor‘s reason for dying has not been revealed.
Born in Fort Price, Texas, Hawkins joined FOO FIGHTERS in 1997. Previous to that, he performed with the Orange County band SYLVIA and was additionally within the backing band for Sass Jordan. He additionally toured with Alanis Morissette as her drummer.
Hawkins was inducted into the Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame final 12 months as a member of the FOO FIGHTERS.
Hawkins‘s most up-to-date work with FOO FIGHTERS included final 12 months’s “Medication At Midnight” album, a group of BEE GEES covers and FOO FIGHTERS‘ horror movie “Studio 666”.
Hawkins‘s solo undertaking TAYLOR HAWKINS AND THE COATTAIL RIDERS launched its first album in 2006, and a follow-up effort, “Get The Cash”, in 2019. Different aspect tasks included THE BIRDS OF SATAN and the basic rock cowl band CHEVY METAL. Extra lately, he shaped the supergroup NHC with JANE’S ADDICTION members Dave Navarro and Chris Chaney.
Hawkins is survived by his spouse Alison, whom he married in 2005, and their three kids: Oliver Shane, Annabelle and Everleigh.
Speechless and Gutted. Taylor was an ideal man, a dad and a husband. My coronary heart goes out to them, Dave and the band. What terrible information. https://t.co/uQdl04etlp
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) March 26, 2022
Shocked and saddened to listen to @taylorhawkins has handed away right now.! ?. Our prayers and condolences exit to the Hawkins household, @foofighters mates and followers. Unhappy. https://t.co/Mgu2K4SJyL
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) March 26, 2022
Endlessly missed. pic.twitter.com/PkzEAKvryN
— Weapons N’ Roses (@gunsnroses) March 26, 2022
. @TaylorHawkins was really an ideal individual and an incredible musician. My coronary heart, my love and my condolences exit to his spouse, his kids, his household, his band and his followers. See you on the opposite aspect – Ozzy
— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) March 26, 2022
— Geezer Butler (@geezerbutler) March 26, 2022
In utter disbelief on the information of Taylor Hawkins. Our deepest condolences to his household, his bandmates, his group, his mates and everybody that was ever touched by the music he created with @foofighters @Alanis and so many others. That is so extremely unhappy. pic.twitter.com/2AUeqpaN94
— Nickelback (@Nickelback) March 26, 2022
I’ve seen numerous reside bands in my time and I can actually say that I’ve by no means seen a drummer and guitar participant work together in a extra jovial, real, and entertaining means than how @taylorhawkins and #DaveGrohl did.
Among the finest in historical past. Devastated. #RIPTaylorHawkins
— David Draiman (@davidmdraiman) March 26, 2022
God bless you Taylor Hawkins. I liked your spirit and your unstoppable rock energy. Relaxation In Peace my buddy. pic.twitter.com/AkiRLF2L3e
— Tom Morello (@tmorello) March 26, 2022
Crushing information ?
By no means met however admired drastically, his kindness & earnestness was contagious even from afar & such a expertise – few may drum for #DaveGrohl (who has now suffered two losses of key members of historic bands). And this?
RIP #TaylorHawkins ??https://t.co/1S2IrK8XYa https://t.co/ecmA6DQrz6 pic.twitter.com/En8fTPAeL9
— Alex Skolnick ?? (@AlexSkolnick) March 26, 2022
Omg…so bummed in regards to the passing of Taylor Hawkins. Was the nicest man once I met him, and he was such an influential drummer. My coronary heart goes out to his household, the Foo Fighters, and everybody affected by the lack of a legend. ?
— CC (@christiancoma) March 26, 2022
no phrases ?
— JOELMADDEN (@JoelMadden) March 26, 2022
I can’t declare to have recognized him effectively, however we at all times hugged once we bumped into one another. He was such a candy & humorous man. I’m gutted. Such a loss! My ideas & heartfelt sorrow exit to his household & mates. https://t.co/rTnBAe8HuZ
— Gnudz (@TheGnudz) March 26, 2022
If you wish to know Taylor Hawkins a bit higher, I extremely suggest watching the Foo Fighters doc, Again and Forth & the Alanis Morrisette doc, Jagged. What a good looking man.
— Doc Coyle (@DocCoyle) March 26, 2022
In absolute shock & disbelief over the the passing of Taylor Hawkins. I’ve at all times had a lot admiration for him. Superb drummer & a gem of a man who was at all times enjoyable to be round. I’m completely gutted…my deepest condolences to his bandmates & household ?? #RIPTaylorHawkins pic.twitter.com/a3X0k2AqYW
— Mike Portnoy ? (@MikePortnoy) March 26, 2022
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