Fellow musicians have paid tribute to “unimaginable expertise” Taylor Hawkins, who has died aged 50.
The Foo Fighters drummer was hailed as a “beneficiant and funky particular person” in addition to being an “superb musician” and “unstoppable rock energy”.
Hawkin’s demise was introduced by the band on Friday within the midst of a pageant tour of South America.
Miley Cyrus, who was a part of the lineup alongside Foo Fighters on the Estereo Picnic pageant in Bogota, Columbia, stated she would dedicate her Saturday present to him.
“My favourite reminiscence of Taylor is dancing around the drum equipment whereas he performed this track…” she posted on her Instagram story, with an image of Pretenders track Brass In Pocket.
“Taking part in it on repeat, imagining us laughing endlessly.”
Members of rock band Nickelback stated they had been in “utter disbelief” on the information.
“Our deepest condolences to his household, his bandmates, his staff, his pals and everybody that was ever touched by the music he created with @foofighters @Alanis and so many others,” the band tweeted.
“That is so extremely unhappy.”
Rage Towards The Machine guitarist Tom Morello praised Hawkins’ “unstoppable rock energy” in his personal on-line tribute.
“God bless you Taylor Hawkins,” he stated, sharing an image of them collectively.
“I liked your spirit and your unstoppable rock energy. Relaxation In Peace my buddy.”
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr additionally expressed his condolences and wished “peace and love” for these near Hawkins.
“God bless Taylor,” he wrote.
“Peace and like to all his household and the band peace and love.”
Oscar-nominated producer Finneas O’Connell stated “the world was fortunate” to have skilled Hawkins’ “items” earlier than his passing.
“So heartbroken to listen to about Taylor Hawkins’ passing, what an unimaginable expertise, who didn’t additionally have to be so sort and beneficiant and funky however was all these issues too anyway,” he stated.
“The world was so fortunate to have his items for the time that it did, Relaxation In Peace.”
British rocker Ozzy Osbourne praised Taylor Hawkins as a “nice particular person and a tremendous musician,” and promised to “see him on the opposite aspect.”
“@TaylorHawkins was actually an incredible particular person and a tremendous musician,” he stated.
“My coronary heart, my love and my condolences exit to his spouse, his youngsters, his household, his band and his followers.
“See you on the opposite aspect – Ozzy.”
Kiss member Gene Simmons stated he was “shocked and saddened” by the information of Hawkins’ demise.
He wrote: “Our prayers and condolences exit to the Hawkins household, @foofighters pals and followers. Unhappy.”
Invoice Idol stated the demise of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins was “so tragic”.
Sharing an image of the musician on Twitter Idol wrote: “So tragic. Relaxation in peace Taylor.”
Rock band The Smashing Pumpkins tweeted: “Taylor Hawkins 1972-2022.
“Our deepest sympathies to Taylor’s household, his followers, and naturally his band.”
The US embassy in Bogota additionally expressed its “sincerest condolences” to the drummer’s household, pals and followers.