Taylor Hawkins death: Live updates and reactions about the Foo Fighters drummer’s tragic passing

The entire world of music and entertainment is grieving after the news of Taylor Hawkins’ sudden passing broke during Friday evening. Reports confirmed he was found unresponsive at his hotel room from him in Bogota Colombia, just hours before a live performance his band was booked for. The concert was set to be part of a three-day festival called ‘Estereo Picnic’, and the Foo Fighters were the main act on Day 1, but they obviously canceled their performance due to this terrible news. As soon as the world started getting wind of what happened, numerous personalities from the entertainment world paid tribute to the rock legend through their social media accounts.

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins dead at 50

Taylor Hawkins death LIVE

In this live blog, we will have some of the touching tributes towards the legendary Foo Fighters drummer, as well as news in the lead-up to his death.

Taylor Hawkins’ last concert

Live footage from Foo Fighters’ last-ever performance from Lollapalooza on March 20, and if you skip to 1:11:12 you will see Dave Grohl place the focus on Taylor Hawkins before the drummer comes down to sing a song.

Sam Fender’s tribute to Taylor Hawkins

The popular singer-songwriter Sam Fender paid homage to Taylor Hawkins at his show on Saturday night.

The origins of Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins appeared on Conan O’Brien’s TV show back in 2011 to discuss how the band came about and more.

Nice Taylor Hawkins moment

Taylor Hawkins watches on proudly as Nandi Bushell, a young girl from Ipswich, rehearses the Foo Fighters song ‘Everlong’ on the drums.

Liam Gallagher’s tribute to Taylor Hawkins

Former Oasis star Liam Gallagher paid tribute to the late Taylor Hawkins during his gig on Saturday night by dedicating the song ‘Live Forever’ to him, accompanied by a photo of the Foo Fighters drummer on a screen behind.

Incubus pays tribute from Las Vegas

Incubus was presenting a double feature show in Las Vegas, here’s how they ended the show with their tribute to Taylor.

Chicago Cubs remember Taylor Hawkins

The marquee at the Chicago Cubs’ legendary Wrigley Field remembers Taylor Hawkins as well.

Dave Navarro’s beautiful description of Taylor Hawkins

After having worked in various collaborations together, Dave Navarro and Taylor Hawkins remained friends until the drummers tragically passed on Friday. Here’s Dave talking about Taylor in an interview for Rolling Stone.

Taylor Hawkins’ final concert with Foo Fighters

Take a look at Dave Grohl introducing Taylor Hawkins in his final concert with the band before the tragedy occurred.

God’s Twitter account apologizes for Taylor Hawkins’ passing

There really isn’t much more to say, we’ll just leave this tweet and hope Taylor is smiling from heaven.

Miley Cyrus breaks down in tears for Hawkins at Loollapalooza

During Loollapalooza Brazil, Miley Cyrus broke down in tears as she told an ominous story of the first person she called when her emergency landing happened in Paraguay. It was Taylor Hawkins.

Black Pumas and fans pay tribute during the concert in Colombia

What seemed like a promising night ended in tragedy for all Foo Fighters fans, the stage at the concert where they were supposed to play was filled with candles in Taylor Hawkins’ honor.

Comedian Conan O’Brien pays tribute

Comedian Conan O’Brien had a long-lasting relationship with Hawkins from their interactions on his talk shows. I have paid tribute with the following tweet.

Liam Gallagher dedicates ‘Live Forever’ to Taylor Hawkins

During a gig at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Liam Gallagher dedicated ‘Live Forever’ to the Foo Fighters drummer.

Dave Grohl’s song to a comatose Taylor Hawkins

Back in 2001, Taylor Hawkins suffered a heroin overdose that left him comatose for a week. During that time, Dave Grohl composed a song for him. Here it is.

Estereo Festival’s tribute for Hawkins.

At Estereo Festival in Bogota, here are the moments in which the passing of the drummer was announced. There was a moment on stage when candles were lit in his memory of him.

Police reports describe moments before Taylor Hawkins’ death.

In an ominous report from the Bogota police, there is a specific description of a report when Taylor Hawkins described the moment when the report was taken of Hawkins suffering chest pains.

Forensic report of Taylor Hawkins’ death is in.

The official forensic report of Taylor Hawkins’ body just came in, they found up to 10 different substances that includes opiates and cannabis.

What’s Taylor Hawkins net worth?

Foo Fighters drummer dies yesterday in Colombia. Hawkins was admired and beloved in the music community.

He had a net worth of Taylor Hawkins’ net worth was $40 to 57 million, largely due to his collaborations with Morissette, Foo Fighters and his side projects.

New info on Taylor Hawkins’ death

Friday night the official Instagram account of the Foo Fighters reported Hawkins’ death, without revealing further information about the causes of his death.

However, as the hours passed, details emerged about his death with the suspicion that it could have been a drug-related overdose.

According to a report published by the Daily Mail, Colombian police said the death of Hawkins, 50, may be drug related.

Liam Gallagher

Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher also paid his respects to Hawkins.

Music world pays tribute to Taylor HawkinsAP

Tributes for Taylor Hawkins in Bogota

Outside the hotel where Taylor Hawkins passed away, fans have been coming to pay their respects.

Tributes outside Bogota hotel where Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins found deadAP

Mick Jagger on Taylor Hawkins’ death

Mick Jagger, the lead vocalist in the Rolling Stones, has offered his condolences to the family and friends of Taylor Hawkins.

“So incredibly sad to hear of the passing of Taylor Hawkins. My thoughts are with his family and the band at this time,” read Jagger’s tweet.

Taylor Hawkins’ last performance

One user on Twitter has posted footage from Taylor Hawkins’ last performance for Foo Fighters before his death, which came in Mexico City on March 15, 2022.

Taylor Hawkins’death

This video looks at the tragic death of Taylor Hawkins, who passed away at the age of 50.

The Death of Taylor HawkinsMatthew Cannon

Axl Rose on Taylor Hawkins’ death

Axl Rose, the lead vocalist and lyricist of the heavy metal band Guns N’ Roses, has paid tribute to Taylor Hawkins with a message on Twitter.

“Shocked n’ saddened to hear of the passing of Taylor Hawkins.He was a really great guy, drummer n’ family man,” read Axl Rose’ tweet.

“Was always great to see him! Was looking forward to seeing him n’ everyone in Daytona. Truly saddened. My deepest condolences to his family, the Foo Fighters n’their fans.”

Taylor Hawkins cause of death

More details are beginning to emerge about Taylor Hawkins’ cause of death in Bogota, Colombia, with a drug-related overdose being suggested by the Metropolitan Police of Bogota.

Read more here about Taylor Hawkins’ cause of death.

Taylor Hawkins’ drum tips

During a video that he made during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when everyone was stuck inside their homes, Taylor Hawkins offered some tips to any aspiring drummers out there. Now, the video has a more emotional side to it.

Dave Grohl on Taylor Hawkins

Dave Grohl has never been afraid of showing his love for Taylor Hawkins, who joined the Foo Fighters in 1997, three years after Grohl first created the band.

In a clip that has gone viral on social media, Grohl is seen discussing his love for Hawkins.

“We were, like, in love with each other. The first time we had a beer together, we’re like, we’re gonna be best friends for the rest of our lives. And it’s true. We still are,” he says in the clip.

Taylor Hawkins at Reading Festival

Reading & Leeds Festival have paid homage to Taylor Hawkins by publishing a video of the Foo Fighters performing ‘Sunday Rain’, which features Hawkins singing whilst also playing the drums.

Taylor Hawkins fulfills a little girl’s dream

A nine-year-old girl in Paraguay was able to meet her hero Taylor Hawkins, just hours before the Foo Fighters drummer’s sad passing.

She took her drum set to his hotel in Asuncion in an attempt to grab the attention of her idol, which ended up being successful.

Read more here about Taylor Hawkins fulfilling a little girl’s dream.

Taylor Hawkins fulfills a little girl’s dream before his death


legendary slash also paid respect to his good friend, Taylor Hawkins.

Ossie Osbourne.

The Prince of Darkness, Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne was also shocked by Taylor Hawkins untimely death.

Brad Williams.

Comedian Brad Williams is a good friend of the band and also offered his condolences.

Elijah Wood.

lord of the rings actor, Elijah Wood also pays tribute to Hawkins.

Image of David Grohl with Kurt Cobain and Taylor Hawkins.

Dave Grohl you have lost another bandmate in his career. I have lost Kurt Cobain in Nirvana and Hawkins today. It’s a difficult time for him as well.

The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney.

The Back Keys’ drummer Patrick Carney posted some words for Hawkins as well.

Coldplay’s Chris Martin pays tribute.

During a performance in Monterrey, Mexico, Coldplay’s Chris Martin dedicated Everglow to Taylor Martin and said the following words.


This is the tribute from nickelbackwho also posted a portrait of Taylor Hawkins.

The Grateful Dead’s Bill Kreutzmann.

The Grateful Dead’s drummer Bill Kreutzman had some beautiful words to say goodbye to Taylor Hawkins.

The Offspring.

Another contemporary band that shared success along side the Foo Fighters was The Offspringthey also shared some words for Hawkins.

John Stamos.

Actor John Stamos, who also recently lost his beloved friend Bob Sagetwas one of Taylor’s good friends. He shared the last text he got from the late drummer.

The Smashing Pumpkins.

alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins also posted an image and a tribute for Hawkins.

Gene Simmons from KISS.

KISS front man Gene Simmons pays his respect for the Foo Fighters drummer.

Barstool Sports tribute to Taylor Hawkins.

Sports site Barstool Sports paid tribute to Hawkins by posting a video of one of his live performances with the Foo Fighters.

Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello reacts to Hawkins’ passing.

One of the most important rock bands in the world, Rage Against the Machine have you Tom Morello as their lead guitarist. He was good friends with Hawkins and wrote a beautiful tweet accompanied by a picture of the two alongside Jane’s Addiction vocalist Perry Farrell.


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