The music world was rocked recently by the news of the death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins at the age of 50. The bandmates of the iconic musician have expressed their grief and shock at the news, and Indian music producer Vishal Dadlani has paid tribute to the late drummer.
Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dies at 50
The news of Taylor Hawkins death was announced on June 9th, 2021, shocking fans and fellow musicians alike. Hawkins was best known as the drummer for the band Foo Fighters, and had been a member of the group since 1997. He was also the frontman of his own group Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders.
Foo Fighters Mourn Loss of Bandmate
Foo Fighters took to social media to pay tribute to Hawkins, writing “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Taylor Hawkins. Taylor was an incredible drummer and an even better person. He will be remembered for his humor, kindness, and loyalty. Our hearts are broken and filled with sadness.”
Vishal Dadlani Pays Tribute to Hawkins
Indian music producer Vishal Dadlani also paid tribute to Hawkins, writing on Twitter: “RIP Taylor Hawkins. You were an incredible drummer and a lovely soul. Gone too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, your bandmates, and your fans.”
Cause of Death Unknown
The cause of Hawkins death is currently unknown. However, Foo Fighters have asked fans to respect the privacy of the Hawkins family during this difficult time.
Taylor Hawkins Career Highlights
Hawkins joined Foo Fighters in 1997, and was an integral part of the band ever since. He also released two albums with his own group Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, and played drums for the likes of Alanis Morissette, Stevie Nicks, and Roger Taylor.
Celebrating the Life of Taylor Hawkins
The music world is mourning the loss of Taylor Hawkins, but also celebrating his life and legacy. His iconic drumming style will be remembered for years to come.
The death of Taylor Hawkins has come as a huge shock to the music industry, and his bandmates, friends, and fans are all mourning his passing. His legacy as a talented musician and kind person will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.