Taylor Hawkins death: Foo Fighters drummer’s final days revealed at 50

Taylor Hawkins death: Foo Fighters drummer's final days revealed at 50

New information concerning the last days of Taylor Hawkins were revealed in the columns of the Daily Mail this Wednesday, May 18.

While he was to perform on stage on March 25, Taylor Hawkins was found unresponsive at the Casa Medina Hotel in Bogota, Colombia. Sad news announced by his relatives in a press release. “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely death of our dear Taylor Hawkins“, we were able to read first. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live with us all forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect at this incredibly difficult time.“, was it later clarified. In the columns of the Daily Mail this Wednesday, May 18, these are revelations concerning his last days that have been made. It seems that Taylor Hawkins was not sure if she wanted to go on tour again, following the Covid-19 pandemic. “Honestly, I think he was just exhausted. He was fed up with everything“, first explained Sass Jordan, a friend of his. According to Matt Cameron, who was part of the group, the drummer had expressed his anxieties to Dave Grohl.He spoke openly with Dave and, yes, he told me he “couldn’t fucking do it anymore” – these are his words. So I guess they hit it off, but it seems the touring schedule got even crazier after that“, he concluded.

Taylor Hawkins was tired and the idea of ​​going on tour over several weeks, even months, did not rejoice him. According to several of his friends, however, he wanted to participate in the tour, by “loyalty to bandmates and others who make a living working with them“, can we read. In addition, the singer would also have been under pressure since he did not know how many concerts he had to participate in. “He said he would only do a few but he wasn’t sure“, it is indicated then. According to Matt Cameron, he would have “tried to follow the schedule as best he could and had just done everything to make it work but in the end he didn’t succeed“. The more the days passed, the less Taylor Hawkins wanted to continue. A situation he had already mentioned during an interview given in June 2021. “I’m really trying to figure out how to continue to keep the intensity of a young man in the body of a 50 year old man, which is very difficult“, he had indicated before evoking a “anxiety when I’m on stage“. As it became more and more complicated, Taylor Hawkins did not know how to manage. Despite his passion and the desire to please his fans, he did not manage to go through with it.

Taylor Hawkins: what did the musician die of?

It didn’t take long for the circumstances of Taylor Hawkins’ death to come to light. “According to his relatives, his death was due to drug use“, had first explained the police officers in charge of the investigation. A few hours later, the toxicology report had been revealed. This showed that the musician had absorbed a dozen substances before dying. “Taylor Hawkins Body Urine Toxicology Test Preliminarily Found 10 Types of Substances, Including: THC, Tricyclic Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, and Opioids,” unveiled Colombia’s attorney general’s office in a statement posted on Twitter. As a reminder, in 2001, Taylor Hawkins had spent two weeks in a coma after surviving a heroin overdose. In July 2021, the drummer told Rolling Stone that he was now leading a healthy lifestyle.


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