Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins has died on the age of fifty. The information of his demise was introduced earlier this morning in a Twitter assertion from the band.
Posting on their official web page, his fellow band members spoke of the “tragic and premature” loss.
The total assertion learn: “The Foo Fighters household is devastated by the tragic and premature lack of our beloved Taylor Hawkins.
“His musical spirit and infectious laughter will stay on with all of us perpetually.
“Our hearts exit to his spouse, kids and household, and we ask that their privateness be handled with the utmost respect on this unimaginably tough time.”
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Tributes have been pouring in for Taylor, as followers and fellow musicians have shared their shock on the information.
Followers have additionally gathered outdoors of the Casa Medina resort, the place Taylor was staying.
Posting on Twitter, Ozzy Osbourne wrote: “@TaylorHawkins was actually an ideal particular person and a tremendous musician.
“My coronary heart, my love and my condolences exit to his spouse, his kids, his household, his band and his followers. See you on the opposite facet – Ozzy.”
Billy Idol penned: “So tragic. Relaxation in peace Taylor.”
Ringo Starr wrote on Twitter: “God bless Taylor peace and like to all his household and the band peace and love.”
Weapons n Roses guitarist Slash posted on Instagram: “Devastated by the lack of our pal #TaylorHawkins I’ve no phrases to specific all the emotions I’ve about his passing.
“However my coronary heart goes out to his household. & his band & pals. RIP Taylor.”
US band Nickelback additionally shared a press release, studying: “Our deepest condolences to his household, his bandmates, his workforce, his pals and everybody that was ever touched by the music he created with @foofighters @Alanis and so many others.
“That is so extremely unhappy.”