Foo Fighters fans are remembering drummer Taylor Hawkins, who recently died, with footage of his final show with the band at Lollapalooza Argentina.
On March 25, the band issued a statement confirming the 50-year-old’s passing. A cause of death was not given. “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of Taylor Hawkins,” it read.
“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.”
The Foo Fighters are currently on tour in South America, and were due to play Festival Estero Picnic in Bogotá, Colombia on March 25.
Hawkins’ last show with the Foo Fighters was a headlining set at Lollapalooza Argentina on March 22. They played for over two hours in Buenos Aires’ Hipódromo de San Isidro, delivering hits like ‘The Pretender’ and ‘My Hero’ as well as newer songs like ‘No Son Of Mine’ and ‘Shame Shame’.
Especially notable was the band’s cover of Queen’s ‘Somebody To Love’, which saw Dave Grohl swap places with Hawkins so the drummer could seize the microphone for lead vocals.
Watch the video below;