Fighter fighter drummer Taylor Hawkins has died. He was 50 years old.
“The Fu Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” the band wrote. Twitter Statement on Friday, March 25th. “His musical spirit and contagious smile will live on with all of us forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect during this unimaginably difficult time. “
Hawkins joined the music group – which formed Dave Grahl, Pat Smear, Chris Shifflet, Net Mendel, Rami Jafi And Franz Stahl – Later in 1997 William GoldsmithTogether, the band has released 10 albums, including the hit songs “Best of You,” “Love Dies Young” and “This Is a Call”. The team was touring South America and was set to perform at the 2022 Grammy Awards next month.
The Texas resident has left his wife Alison Hawkins – whom she married in 2005 – and their three children: Oliver, Annabelle and Everley.
The late lyricist said, “When I was 25, I never thought, ‘I’m going to be a suburban daddy one day.’ Billboards In November 2019. “But that’s me, so I’m young and can’t write about going to clubs and I’m not very political. Although it’s all kinds of tongue-in-cheek. “
Although no further details of Taylor’s death have been released, many of the music’s biggest names have honored the “Everlong” performer’s legacy.
“I have no words. I’m sorry to write that or I won’t see you again. “ Travis Barker, Drummer of Blink-182, wrote via Instagram on Friday. “I will never forget the days at Laguna Beach when I was a Trash Man playing on a punk rock band and you were playing. Alanis [Morissette]. You come to see me play at the dive bar and say, ‘Baby you’re a star.’ And I thought you were crazy, but you gave me a lot of hope and determination. “
The founder of Barker Wellness – who is set to perform at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022 – added a second tribute via Instagram Story, writing, “It hurts.”
The whole house alum John StamosFor her part, this pair remembers the last messages exchanged.
“That was Taylor Hawkins’ last text to me: ‘Yeah we still have to hang out completely – we put it together before we die,'” Grandpa Alum, 58, Tweet Saturday, early March 26th. “Intelligent word from my friend – put it together! I’m very sorry. Another is gone too soon. “
Scroll down to see how the stars mourned the death of the legendary rocker: