The band have released a statement concerning their upcoming tour dates today:
It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins. We’re sorry for and share in the disappointment that we won’t be seeing one another as planned. Instead, let’s take this time to grieve, to heal, to pull our loved ones close, and to appreciate all the music and memories we’ve made together.
Iconic drummer Taylor Hawkins passed away March 26th 2022 aged 50. The band had been due to perform at the Estereo Picnic festival near Bogota, Colombia on the night of his death. He was found in his hotel room.
Here is the band’s initial statement to announce the shocking news:
The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect in this unimaginably difficult time.