After the tragic passing of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, musicians like Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus and Mammoth WGH have paid musical tribute to the late rocker. Watch among the fan-recorded performances beneath.
Liam Gallagher honored Hawkins with a efficiency of the Oasis basic “Reside Eternally” throughout a live performance in London. “I dedicate this final music to the one and solely Taylor fucking Hawkins,” Gallagher stated earlier than performing the monitor. “That is for you, brother.”
Liam Gallagher, “Reside Eternally”
Mammoth WVH carried out Foo Fighters’ “My Hero” for Hawkins at Huge Evening Reside in Boston. Earlier than the music, Wolfgang Van Halen stated, “He was a hero to me, a hero to us [pointing to his band], and a hero to numerous individuals, so we really feel that is vital. We labored this out this morning, so please excuse any tough edges, however we simply needed to fucking do that.”
Mammoth WVH, “My Hero” Cowl
Underoath additionally carried out a partial cowl of “My Hero” in remembrance of Hawkins at Jannus Reside in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Underoath, “My Hero” Cowl
Earlier than launching right into a efficiency of “Do not Let The Solar Go Down On Me” in tribute to Hawkins, Elton John stated, “He was one of many nicest individuals you may have ever met, and one of many best drummers and a real musician who liked all types of music and liked life. And it appears so unhappy that of 50-years-of-age, we have misplaced somebody who had that a lot ardour.”
Elton John, “Do not Let The Solar Go Down On Me”
Throughout a live performance with Slash that includes Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators in Orlando, Florida, the band carried out “Starlight” for Hawkins. Slash referred to as Hawkins a “actually shut buddy of ours,” saying, “he was an incredible fucking man, a fucking sweetheart, he was a extremely good buddy, a kickass drummer, lots of enjoyable to be round. Fully crushed that we have misplaced him.
Slash that includes Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, “Starlight”
Miley Cyrus additionally paid an emotional tribute to Hawkins, dedicating a efficiency of “Angels Like You” to him. Earlier than the efficiency, Cyrus tweeted, “Brazil …. I’ve had a extremely emotionally and bodily disturbing previous few days. After having altitude illness, my aircraft was struck by lightening & the primary particular person I spoke to after the flight has now handed away… once I bought to the place I used to be going I had bronchitis!”
She added, “[Tonight’s] present is in honor of my buddy Taylor Hawkins. Probably the most [badass] dude I do know who would need me to shine and sing LOUD for the love of rock n roll! I’ve bought this with just a little assist from my buddy TH above & all of you. Let’s do it.”
On stage, Cyrus shed tears whereas saying, “I’d have finished something to hang around with him yet another time.”
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