The outpouring of affection and respect for late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins continues to be expressed in a wide range of methods. Whereas Miley Cyrus, Liam Gallagher, Mammoth WVH, Underaoth, Elton John and Slash had been amongst those that paid musical tribute over the weekend, the record would not cease there. Performances have surfaced of Daughtry with Mark Tremonti, Candlebox, Joan Jett and Aaron Lewis as nicely.
One of many tributes passed off Saturday night time (March 26) on the Fillmore in New Orleans, the place the Tremonti / Daughtry tour was taking part in a present. Shortly after an acoustic efficiency of “Residence,” Daughtry welcomed to the stage Mark Tremonti and Lyell, who joined the band for a musical tribute to Taylor Hawkins. As cell telephones began to mild up within the viewers, Daughtry supplied, “Let’s mild this place up and switch these lights down.” The singer led the tribute on vocals whereas Tremonti strummed alongside on acoustic guitar, as seen within the fan-shot video beneath.
Daughtry With Mark Tremonti and Lyell
Candlebox reserved time on the finish of their present in Dallas on the Echo Lounge and Music Corridor Saturday night time (March 26) to pay tribute to Hawkins. Returning to the stage, singer Kevin Martin addressed the gang. “We might prefer to play you one thing and we would identical to to honor Taylor and the Foo Fighters,” he began, then including, “I do not know what the fuck these guys are going to do since you do not substitute Taylor Hawkins. So Taylor, for those who’re up there partying with Chris and Andy and Layne and Chester and all these guys, that is the baddest fucking band on the planet and we hope y’all hear this one. You may be missed Taylor Hawkins, God bless.”
Posting video footage to their social media, the band added, “We felt your spirit alongside us tonight. Taylor, thanks for being you…”
Candlebox, “Study to Fly”
Joan Jett was on tour on the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Competition in Brookhaven, Georgia when she took time in her set to pay tribute to Hawkins. In fan-shot video from Robert Whitman (seen beneath), you’ll be able to see Jett as she calls Hawkins “one of many biggest drummers of our time.” She provides, “The [Foo Fighters] and Taylor are good buddies of ours. And I am unable to even inform you what it means to all of us.” As her voice began to crack with emotion, Jett then devoted the track “Fragile” to Hawkins. “This subsequent track is for him. However actually, all of you’re taking it to coronary heart — it is true for everyone: life could be very fragile. One second you are right here and the following you are gone.”
Joan Jett, “Fragile”
Staind frontman Aaron Lewis, who’s presently out on tour solo, additionally used a portion of his set to pay homage to the late drummer. Selecting out the track “Kill Me Like You Love Me” from his personal catalog, Lewis informed the viewers at Rio Vista Out of doors Amphitheater at Harrah’s Laughlin in Laughlin, Nevada, “We misplaced an incredible drummer and an incredible human being. There was by no means something happening round him however a superb time. And Taylor Hawkins, we’ll miss you dearly.” See footage of the acoustic-based tribute beneath.
Aaron Lewis, “Kill Me Like You Love Me”
Late Friday night (March 25), it was reported that Hawkins had died on the age of fifty. Foo Fighters had been in Bogota, Colombia to play a pageant that night. In line with Colombia’s legal professional normal, a toxicology report revealed that the musician had 10 completely different substances in his physique on the time of his loss of life. Well being officers additionally stated that Bogotá’s emergency regulatory middle obtained a report of a affected person with chest ache Friday night time. Well being officers responded to the decision, performing resuscitation maneuvers, however had been finally unsuccessful. A precise reason for loss of life was not given, and an investigation into Hawkins’ loss of life continues.
Along with the entire musical tributes which have taken place over the weekend, there have been loads of shared phrases of affection and respect for Hawkins through his musical friends and buddies on social media. For a better take a look at how folks have chosen to honor Hawkins, test right here.
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