The Foo Fighters have pulled the plug on their world tour within the wake of the latest, premature loss of life of their drummer Taylor Hawkins.
A press release from the band’s social media accounts on Tuesday confirmed what many fans suspected — that they’ve certainly canceled their remaining reveals and returned residence to the US.
“It’s with nice disappointment that Foo Fighters verify the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in gentle of the staggering lack of our brother Taylor Hawkins,” the group wrote. “We’re sorry for and share within the disappointment that we received’t be seeing each other as deliberate. As a substitute, let’s take this time to grieve, to heal, to tug our family members shut, and to understand all of the music and recollections we’ve made collectively. With Love, Foo Fighters.”
Hawkins, 50, was discovered unresponsive in his lodge room earlier than the band was scheduled to play a present in Bogota, Colombia, on Friday. From there, that they had deliberate dates all through the Americas and Europe.
Hawkins had reportedly complained of chest pains earlier than going alone to his lodge room. Medical authorities in Colombia have acknowledged that the musician had apparently suffered from an enlarged coronary heart muscle, presumably resulting in cardiac arrest, and likewise reportedly harbored 10 completely different medicine in his system on the time of loss of life.
Earlier this month, the Foo Fighters have been introduced as performers at this Sunday’s 2022 Grammy Awards on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas.
There was no phrase but on whether or not the band members would nonetheless make an look on the occasion to pay tribute to Hawkins. The Publish has reached out to the band’s representatives for remark.
Simply final month, Grohl, 53, ruminated on his musical band of brothers in an interview with The Publish.
“There’s one thing about strolling onstage along with your guys. There’s a safety in that,” he mentioned. “There’s one thing about being a gaggle, that it’s not simply me towards the world — it’s us towards the world. I don’t know what it’s prefer to be a solo artist, however I do know what it’s prefer to be in a f—king band. And I gotta say, it feels good.”