Taylor Hawkins‘s widow has made her first public feedback because the passing of her husband.
The late FOO FIGHTERS drummer tragically died on March 25 whereas the band was on tour in Colombia, forsaking Alison Hawkins and their three youngsters.
Earlier in the present day, Alison launched the next assertion through social media: “My deepest thanks and admiration exit to the worldwide FOO FIGHTERS group and Taylor‘s followers far and broad for the outpouring of affection every considered one of you may have proven our beloved Taylor. Your kindness has been a useful consolation for my household and me throughout this time of unimaginable grief.
“As Taylor‘s spouse, and on behalf of our kids, I need to share how a lot you meant to him and the way devoted he was to ‘knocking your socks off’ throughout each efficiency. Taylor was honored to be part of the FOO FIGHTERS and valued his dream position within the band each minute of his 25 years with them. We take into account each band member and the prolonged FOO FIGHTERS crew our household.
“Taylor‘s endearing spirit and deep love of music will reside on without end by the collaborations he so loved having with different musicians and the catalog of songs he contributed to and created.
“In celebration of his life, it’s now as much as all of us who cherished him most to honor Taylor‘s legacy and the music he gave us.
“Thanks all once more on your love and sympathy. Taylor cherished all of you & we love you too.
“With gratitude, Alison Hawkins“.
Taylor and Alison acquired married in 2005 and reportedly resided in Hidden Hills, California.
In 2019, Taylor referenced his spouse within the TAYLOR HAWKINS & THE COATTAIL RIDERS tune “I Actually Blew It” from the album “Get The Cash”.
Talking to the Sydney Herald on the time, Taylor stated: “I married Alison Hawkins in 2005. Now we have three youngsters.
“There is a tune on ‘Get The Cash’ referred to as ‘I Actually Blew It’, which is for these males who assume they will win an argument with their missus.
“I solely converse for myself, however the man will at all times lose as a result of the girl has the ability.”
Taylor and Alison share three youngsters collectively — Oliver, 16, Annabelle, 13 and Everleigh, 8.
Earlier in the present day, FOO FIGHTERS members Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffee introduced that they are going to come along with the Hawkins household to have a good time the life, music and love of their husband, father, brother and bandmate with the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert events.
The all-star rock and roll exhibits will happen September 3 at London’s Wembley Stadium and September 27 at The Kia Discussion board in Los Angeles. The lineups for every live performance will likely be introduced shortly.
Hawkins was discovered useless on the 4 Seasons Casa Medina resort in Bogota.
An official explanation for dying for Hawkins hasn’t but been launched. However on March 26, Colombia’s lawyer normal’s workplace launched a preliminary toxicology report, saying that health workers discovered proof of 10 sorts of substances in Hawkins‘s physique, together with opioids, benzodiazepines, marijuana and antidepressants.
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 yr as a member of the FOO FIGHTERS.
Hawkins‘s most up-to-date work with FOO FIGHTERS included final yr’s “Drugs At Midnight” album, a set of BEE GEES covers and FOO FIGHTERS‘ horror movie “Studio 666”.