Taylor Hawkins: Foo Fighters drummer dies hours before his performance at a concert in Bogota. Culture – The My News
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins died in Bogota this Friday after the band performed at the Esterio Picnic, a music festival on the outskirts of the city. The group announced this via their official Twitter account: “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and eternal loss of our beloved Taylor. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will be with all of us forever.”
Hawkins, born in Fort Worth, Texas, was 51 years old. At night, the public did not know what had happened and waited in front of the stage for the American band to come out to play. The festival’s organization reported via the venue’s screen that Foo Fitter was not going to act due to a “very serious medical condition”.
The Foo Fighters are one of the most recognized rock’n’roll bands in the world. Like the Rolling Stones, they symbolize the Golden Age rock and roll And despite the thrust of the youthful counterculture of the sixties, the undeniable passage of time and irreplaceable adaptation into a musical multinational, Foo Fighters, whose debut album came out just a year after Kurt Cobain committed suicide, is a world representation of the time. In the nineties, the generation X that emerged on the fringes of American consumer society with its plaid shirts and its disillusioned existentialism.
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