Watch: Taylor Hawkins’ Last Show at Lollapalooza
The death of Taylor Hawkins has rocked the music world. Everyone from Miley Cyrus to Nancy Wilson to Tom Morello expressed their sadness at the passing of the 50-year-old.
Hawkins died Friday, March 25 in Colombia while touring with his band, Foo Fighters. Colombian authorities are investigating the death.
As news continues to circulate about the final days of the rising musician and leader of the NHC, we wanted to celebrate the artist’s life here.
Hawkins’ last show was three nights before his death. Perhaps the highlight of that show was when he switched places with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and sang Queen’s “Somebody to Love.”
Hawkins told the audience before the song began, “I love Dave Grohl, man. I would deliver pizza if it wasn’t for that fucking Dave Grohl. I’d be running the drum department at a Guitar Center if it wasn’t for Dave Grohl.
So Hawkins fans can see the Lollapalooza Argentina drummer’s latest performance. Watch below:
Upon news of Hawkins’ death, Foo Fighters shared a heartbreaking statement on social media, writing, “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins, reads the statement. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live with us all forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect at this incredibly difficult time.”
Many more expressed their grief, which you can read HERE.
Read more about Hawkins’ death and the inquest HERE.