Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dies At 50

Taylor Hawkins, longtime Foo Fighters drummer. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever

There were no immediate details about how Hawkins died, though the band said in a statement Friday that his death was a “tragic and untimely loss.”

A statement posted to the band’s social media and sent by its representative confirmed the death, but did not provide a cause or location

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins founded by lead singer Dave Grohl, said in a tweet that rock group said Hawkins was a beloved member of the band.

Foo Fighters were on tour in South America. Hawkins was probably the most prominent member of the group, They played a festival in San Isidro

Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect the band wrote.