Watch: Late Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Honored By Fans With A Drum Circle

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Some fans of the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins have honored the drummer’s life by hosting a drum circle.

As reported by The Orange County Register, the tribute, hosted by Laguna Beach radio station KX FM, was held at Aliso Beach in Laguna Beach, California. James Pribram, who went to Laguna Beach High School with Hawkins, told The Orange County Register about the drummer: “He was just the most genuine, positive, respectful person you could imagine. He was very down to Earth. There was nothing about him that said rock star.”

You can find video footage below of the drum circle held in honor of the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins below.

Taylor Hawkins passed away at 50 years old on March 25th. Hawkins was found dead in a hotel room at the Casa Medina in Bogota. A statement made by the Office Of The Attorney General Of Colombia shared toxicology details of the late Foo Fighters drummer. Though, at the time of this writing, there has been no official statement regarding Hawkins’ cause of death.

Prior to his passing, Hawkins and the band had played at Lollapalooza Argentina on March 20th. You can find footage of Hawkins performing with the band via this link here.

Since the passing of Taylor Hawkins, the Foo Fighters made the announcement that they will be cancelling all their previously announced shows. Via a statement made on their social media channels, the band said:

“It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins. We’re sorry for and share in the disappointment that we won’t be seeing one another as planned. Instead, let’s take this time to grieve, to heal, to pull our loved ones close, and to appreciate all the music and memories we’ve made together.

“With Love, Foo Fighters”


Words by: Michael Pementel