The Foo Fighters have introduced their return to the stage, scheduling two particular tribute concert events later this yr to honour the lifetime of their former drummer, Taylor Hawkins.
“For our pricey good friend, our bada– bandmate, our beloved brother…Foo Fighters and The Hawkins household carry you the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert events,” the band introduced Wednesday on its Instagram account.
The remaining bandmates will seem at London’s Wembley Stadium on Sept. 3 and the Kia Discussion board in Los Angeles on Sept. 27.
Hawkins died unexpectedly in March whereas on tour with the band in Bogotá, Colombia. He was 50 years previous on the time.
The band was scheduled to play at Competition Estéreo Picnic that day, however cancelled the rest of their tour.
An official explanation for loss of life continues to be pending, however a preliminary post-mortem shortly after his loss of life decided that his coronary heart was enlarged to 600 grams, twice the scale of a person his dimension and age.
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Coinciding with the information of the upcoming concert events, Hawkins’ spouse Alison launched an announcement on her late husband’s Instagram account for the primary time since his loss of life.
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“As Taylor’s spouse, and on behalf of our kids, I wish to share how a lot you meant to him and the way devoted he was to ‘knocking your socks off’ throughout each efficiency,” she wrote to Hawkins’ followers.
“Taylor was honored to be part of the Foo Fighters and valued his dream function within the band each minute of his 25 years with them. We think about each band member and the prolonged Foo Fighters group our household.”
Hawkins joined the Dave Grohl-led group in 1997 after unique drummer William Goldsmith left, making him one of many longest-serving members of the 28-year-old band.
He performed on each one in every of Foo Fighters’ eight albums since, offering vocals and different devices along with drums. He additionally co-wrote some songs.
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