Colombian police imagine the demise of FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins might be associated to medicine.
The 50-year-old musician was discovered useless in a lodge room on the Casa Medina in Bogota on Friday (March 25).
A short while later, the Metropolitan Police Of Bogota launched a press release printed by a number of information retailers in Colombia, together with Bogota’s El Tiempo, during which they stated: “In accordance with these near him, the demise might be associated to the consumption of narcotic substances.” However they cautioned: “The reason for demise has but to be established.”
Earlier within the day, Hawkins had reportedly complained of chest pains to lodge workers.
Followers, journalists and videographers started to assemble outdoors Casa Medina after Hawkins‘s demise was introduced. Ambulances and police automobiles might be seen stationed outdoors of the lodge, which is positioned in the course of the monetary and industrial facilities of Bogota in probably the most historic and conventional buildings of the town. A few hours later, Hawkins‘s physique was lastly introduced out of the lodge, positioned right into a coroner’s van and pushed away.
Colombian music and leisure journalist Alejandro Marin tweeted as news of the drummer’s demise emerged: “Do not start accountable the nation as a result of Taylor died in Colombia if he died of an overdose. Do not be so silly.”
The FOO FIGHTERS had been scheduled to carry out Friday on the Picnic Stereo pageant in Bogota however their efficiency was canceled.
The band performed Lollapalooza Chile on March 18 and Lollapalooza Argentina on March 20. They’re scheduled to headline Lollapalooza Brasil on Sunday (March 27).
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 “Drugs 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 facet initiatives included THE BIRDS OF SATAN and the traditional rock cowl band CHEVY METAL. Extra not too long ago, he fashioned the supergroup NHC with JANE’S ADDICTION members Dave Navarro and Chris Chaney.
Hawkins spent two weeks in a coma in 2001 after overdosing in London. He later instructed Kerrang! journal: “Everybody has their very own path and I took it too far, including that he as soon as believed the “delusion of dwell arduous and quick, die younger.
“I am not right here to evangelise about not doing medicine, as a result of I cherished doing medicine, however I simply bought uncontrolled for some time and it virtually bought me,” he stated.
In a 2018 interview with Beats 1, he stated: “There isn’t any completely satisfied ending with arduous medicine,” however declined to elaborate on his sobriety. “I do not actually talk about how I dwell my life in that regard,” he stated. “I’ve my system that works for me.”
Hawkins is survived by his spouse Alison, whom he married in 2005, and their three youngsters: Oliver Shane, Annabelle and Everleigh.
#AFP , Member’s of the Technical Investigation Workforce transport Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins physique from a lodge in Bogota on March 26, 2022. Drummer Taylor Hawkins of the multi-Grammy award-winning rock group Foo Fighters has died, his bandmates stated in a press release Friday. pic.twitter.com/nyusonipvw
— Juan Barreto [email protected] (@jbarreto1974) March 26, 2022
Followers lighting candles and leaving flowers outdoors the lodge the place Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins handed away final night time in Bogotá, Colombia. Explanation for demise remains to be unknown.
Somebody has written “Gracias” on the bottom pic.twitter.com/1DfFnA1vke
— Megan Janetsky (@meganjanetsky) March 26, 2022
Forensic technicians work outdoors the Casa Medina lodge, the place Taylor Hawkins, drummer of the band Foo Fighters, was staying and died hours earlier than his presentation on the Estereo PicnicFestival,in Bogota,Colombia, March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Mariano Vimos #TaylorHawkins #FooFighters pic.twitter.com/hez5uGRHEW
— Mariano J. Vimos Maciá (@marianojosevimo) March 26, 2022
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