DAUGHTRY was joined by Mark Tremonti (ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI) and Lyell on stage remaining evening time (Saturday, March 26) at Fillmore New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana to hold out a cover mannequin of FOO FIGHTERS‘ “My Hero” as a tribute to Taylor Hawkins. Fan-filmed video of the effectivity is perhaps seen beneath.
Once more in September 2018, DAUGHTRY frontman Chris Daughtry, a Season 5 “American Idol” finalist, instructed the Charlotte Observer that he texted FOO FIGHTERS frontman Grohl about going to a FF stay efficiency in San Jose that occurred that month and Grohl really invited him to return on over. Anticipating solely a quick meeting, Daughtry was shocked when Grohl invited him into the FOO FIGHTERS‘ dressing room the place they ended up sending two hours talking about music and further.
“I’m, like, ‘You guys have a gift to positioned on, correct?” Daughtry recalled. “You’ve bought been in proper right here telling tales…for two hours plus and also you’ve bought gotta exit and play now… How do you try this and stroll out and nonetheless have a voice?’ And [Grohl] goes, ‘What larger strategy to walk out on stage then after you’ve gotten been hanging out with buddies and laughing and having a superb time? You’re already in a great mood.’
“We usually dangle round with our firm after the current,” Daughtry outlined. “It’s always this ‘quiet sooner than the storm’ for us inside the hours sooner than the current. So I really feel that was an fascinating takeaway, that maybe we must always not take all of the items so considerably.”
Hawkins died at a resort in Bogota, Colombia on Friday (March 25). Native officers talked about an ambulance was despatched to the resort after an individual reported having chest pains. The 50-year-old FOO FIGHTERS drummer didn’t reply to resuscitation efforts and was declared ineffective, the city’s effectively being division talked about.
On Saturday, the Colombian lawyer fundamental’s office launched that Hawkins had opioids, marijuana and totally different treatment in his system sooner than he died. A toxicology report confirmed traces of 10 substances in his physique, along with anti-depressants, the office talked about. The assertion added that the Nationwide Institute of Approved Treatment and Forensic Sciences “will conduct the required medical analysis to find out the rationale for dying” and that it “will proceed the investigation and might report the outcomes obtained all through the framework thereof in a effectively timed methodology.”
FOO FIGHTERS launched Hawkins‘s dying on their Instagram account. “The FOO FIGHTERS family is devastated by the tragic and untimely lack of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” the announcement be taught. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will dwell on with all of us with out finish. Our hearts exit to his partner, youngsters and family, and we ask that their privateness be dealt with with the utmost respect on this unimaginably troublesome time.”
The FOO FIGHTERS had been scheduled to hold out Friday on the Picnic Stereo competitors in Bogota nonetheless their effectivity was canceled.
The band carried out Lollapalooza Chile on March 18 and Lollapalooza Argentina on March 20. They’d been scheduled to headline Lollapalooza Brasil on Sunday (March 27).
Hawkins has been open about his historic previous of drug use. He overdosed on heroin in 2001 and spent each week in a coma, merely 4 years after turning into a member of the FOO FIGHTERS.
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