The music world reacts to the death of Taylor Hawkins

Late Friday night, the music world learned that Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins had died at the age of 50. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live with us all forever,” the band wrote in the statement. . “Our thoughts are with his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect at this incredibly difficult time.” Taylor Hawkins’ cause of death has yet to be revealed, but according to the The New York Posthe was found unconscious in a hotel room in Colombia.

As expected, a number of artists and actors from all corners of the music world took a moment to remember Hawkins via social media posts. Ozzy Osbourne called him “a wonderful person and an incredible musician”. He added, “My heart, love and condolences go out to his wife, children, family, band and fans. See you on the other side.” KISS co-founder Paul Stanley said: “Speechless and gutted. Taylor was a great guy, father and husband. My heart goes out to them, Dave and the band. What terrible news. Coldplay even took a moment during a tour stop in Mexico to play “Everglow” from the Foo Fighters’ 1997 album. color and shape.

You can see more reactions from the music world below.

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