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Foo Fighters Will Continue On Without Taylor Hawkins – Full Statement

Foo Fighters Will Continue On Without Taylor Hawkins – Full Statement
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The Foo Fighters will soldier on as a band with out their legendary drummer Taylor Hawkins. The group launched an official assertion on social media, calling 2022 probably the most tough yr the band confronted collectively.

“As we are saying goodbye to probably the most tough and tragic yr that our band has ever recognized, we’re reminded of how grateful we’re for the people who we love and cherish most, and for the family members who’re not with us,” the assertion begins.

“Foo Fighters have been fashioned 27 years in the past to signify the therapeutic energy of music and a continuation of life. And for the previous 27 years, our followers have constructed a worldwide group, a loyal help system that has helped us all get by the darkest of occasions collectively. A spot to share our pleasure and our ache, our hopes and fears, and to affix in a refrain of life collectively by music.”

“With out Taylor, we by no means would have develop into the band that we have been–and with out Taylor, we all know that we’re going to be a special band going ahead,” the Foo Fighters’ assertion continues.

“We additionally know that you simply, the followers, imply as a lot to Taylor as he meant to you. And we all know that after we see you once more–and we are going to quickly–he’ll be there in spirit with all of us each evening.”

Taylor Hawkins died in March 2022 in Colombia whereas on tour on the age of fifty. Hawkins performed drums for Alanis Morissette earlier than he joined the Foo Fighters in 1997–three years after the group was based. In September 2022, the Foo Fighters gathered in Wembley Stadium as a part of the star-studded tribute occasion honoring the late drummer. Paul McCartney, Liam Gallagher, and Brian Could have been amongst a number of the music acts to look. Hawkins’ son, Oliver Shane Hawkins, joined them to play drums for the track “My Hero.”