Taylor Hawkins, drummer of Foo Fighters, dies in Bogotá: he was 50 years old | Famous

taylor hawkinsthe longtime drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters, died this Friday, March 25. She was 50 years old.

There were no immediate details on how the musician died, although the band said in a statement that his death was a “tragic and untimely loss”.

Death of Foo Fighters drummer occurs in full tour of the band

The famous group was on tour in South America. They played at a festival in San Isidro, Argentina, last Sunday the 20th and were scheduled to play at another one in Bogotá, Colombia, this Friday night.

“His musical spirit and his contagious laughter will live with us all forever,” read a message on the band’s official Twitter account that was also emailed to reporters.

“Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that your privacy is treated with the utmost respect at this unimaginably difficult time.”

After the founder and leader of the Foo Fighters, Dave GrohlTaylor Hawkins was probably the most prominent member of the group, appearing alongside Grohl in interviews and playing prominent roles in the band’s videos.

He also starred in the recently released Foo Fighters horror-comedy film ‘Studio 666,’ in which Grohl is seized by a demonic force in a house the gang is staying in and turns him into a murderer.

Hawkins is survived by his wife Alison and their three children.

The details that are known about the death of the Foo Fighters drummer

Foo Fighters was one of the headliners at the Bogotá Stereo Picnic Festival where their presentation was scheduled for this Friday. Taylor Hawkins’ death was reported an hour earlier for them to go on stage.

One of the artists of the band Black Pumas, who had just taken the stage, was in charge of communicating to the public the death of Hawkins, born on February 17, 1972 in Forth Wort, Texas.

According to local media, the artist was found dead in the hotel room where the band is staying in Bogotá.

The tragic news was immediately known, the organization of the festival reported the cancellation of the presentation of the band from Seattle.

With a broken heart we are here to tell you some very sad news” announced the organization of the Estéreo Picnic, which made many people in the audience burst into tears.