Taylor Hawkins died on Friday, March 25, 2022, at the age of 50, according to the band. The band announced his demise via a Twitter post but didn’t detail the cause of his death.
The band said in its Twitter statement that they were devastated by Taylor Hawkins’ ‘tragic and untimely’ death.
“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,” the statement said.
“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,” it added.
Taylor Hawkins Children: Meet Oliver Shane Hawkins, Everleigh Hawkins and Annabelle Hawkins
His eldest son is Oliver Shane Hawkins, born in 2006. His elder daughter Annabelle Hawkins was born in 2009.
His younger daughter is Everleigh Hawkins. She was born in November 2014. Yes, the artist’s son Oliver Shane Hawkins plays the drum.
Taylor’s son joined his father during a gig at a benefit for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Oliver Shane Hawkins played the drums during the cover of The Rolling Stones, Miss You.