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Foo Fighters’ Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dies

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Grammy Award-winning, American Rock Band ‘Foo Fighters’ and their fans received heartbreaking news recently. The band’s drummer ‘Oliver Taylor Hawkins’ has passed away. Hawkins joined ‘Foo Fighters’ after William Goldsmith (American drummer) left the band due to a feud between members of the band. In 2021, the band released their tenth album ‘Medicine At Midnight’. No one knew that it would be the last album of Taylor Hawkins. Last year, Hawkins was also installed in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”. As a member of the ‘Foo Fighters’.

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Report Says Taylor Hawkins Had 10 Substances In His System

According to BBC, a toxicology report has shown 10 different substances in Hawkins’ system. The drugs include opioids, marijuana, anti-depressants known as benzos, and others. Taylor Hawkins has died at the age of 50. In Bogota, the police found the dead body of the loving drummer of ‘Foo Fighters’. He was there with his band for a festival this weekend. The Colombian attorney general’s office had issued a statement:

“Preliminary results of the urine toxicology test indicate the presence of 10 different substances: THX, tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids among others. The National Institute of Forensic Medicine continues to conduct the necessary medical studies to ascertain the cause of death.

The AGO will continue to investigate and will duly inform the findings of forensic examinations in due time.”

A forensic report has found that the drummer’s heart ‘weighed at least 600 grams’. The average weight is 300 to 350 grams so this is double the amount. Additionally, the Metropolitan Police of Bogota has shared:

“The cause of death has yet to be established. According to those close to him, the death could be related to consumption of drugs.”

Hawkins Death has shocked Foo Fighters and the Fans

The frontman and the guitarist of ‘Foo Fighters’, Dave Grohl was crying and hugging his manager John Silva. Moreover, Guitarist Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett, Rami Jaffee (keyboardist), and background singer Samantha Sidly were also lamenting the loss of their beloved drummer, Taylor Hawkins. The very last performance of Taylor Hawkins was at Lollapalooza 2022 in Santiago on March 18th. The band had another show to perform upcoming Sunday in Brazil. And fans are devastated after listening to this terrible news.


Miley Cyrus also dedicated her previous show to Taylor Hawkins. May his soul rest in peace.

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