Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins performed a cover version of a song by his favourite band Queen at his final gig just six days before his death was announced by his shocked bandmates.
The Foo Fighters played Lollapalooza Festival in Argentina on March 20, and, as was a regular occurrence during their concerts, Hawkins swapped places with frontman Dave Grohl during the show.
Hawkins sang Queen’s ‘Somebody to Love’, as well as paying touching tribute to his bandmate.
He told the crowd: “I f***in’ love Dave Grohl, man.
“I’d be delivering pizzas if it wasn’t for f***in’ Dave Grohl. I’d be managing the drum department at a Guitar Center if it wasn’t for Dave Grohl.”
The death of the popular drummer was announced yesterday, with a statement on the band’s official Twitter page reading:
“The Foo Fighters family is devasted 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.”
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