Foo Fighters cancel all dates due to’staggering’ loss of Taylor Hawkins

Foo Fighters announced that all their tour dates have been cancelled following the death of Taylor Hawkins, their band-member.

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Grohl introduced Taylor Hawkins to Grohl’s last gig in March

Foo Fighters has cancelled their tour dates after Taylor Hawkins’ death.

The band announced the news via their official social media channels, with a sad announcement.

It was an emotional statement. “It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of of all upcoming tour dates in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins.

“We share our disappointment and are sorry that we won’t be seeing each other as planned.

“Instead, lets take the time to grieve, heal, to pull our loved ones close, and to appreciate all the music and memories we have made together.”

Foo Fighters cancelled all of their upcoming tour dates


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Foo Fighters star Taylor, 50, died on Friday just days after a gig in Argentina where he stepped out from behind his drum kit to sing Queen’s Somebody to Love.

Many stars have paid tributes to the beloved drummer following his tragic passing.

Roger Taylor, Queen legend, said that his death was felt “like losing a younger favourite brother”, adding: “He was a kind brilliant man and the best friend one could ever have.”

Brian May, Queen guitarist, stated that he was heartbroken at losing his son. “friend, brother, our beloved child”.

Taylor tragically lost his battle with cancer last Friday, at the age 50



Ringo Starr (81), a Beatles drummer, paid tribute. “God bless Taylor, peace and love to his family and the band.”

The rockers had been staying at a hotel in Colombia’s capital Bogota ahead of a gig at the city’s Estereo Picnic festival.

Taylor’s chest pains were reported by staff to emergency services, but Taylor was already dead when medics arrived.

He leaves Alison, his wife, and their children Oliver (16 years), Annabelle (13 years), and Everleigh (8).

Taylor Hawkins and Alison


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After the suicide in 1994 of Kurt Cobain’s Nirvana friend, Dave Grohl is now the Foos frontman.

In a statement over the weekend, the band said: “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins.

“His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with us forever.”

The rockers were due to play four sold-out dates in the UK in summer.

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