Oliver Taylor Hawkins was a musician from the United States. He is best known as the drummer for the Foo Fighters, a rock band. He was a touring drummer for Sass Jordan, Alanis Morissette, and a slew of other artists. Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, his own band, was founded in 2004 and produced four albums. As a member of the Foo Fighters, Hawkins was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2021. In 2005, the magazine Rhythm named him “Best Rock Drummer.” Hawkins made his acting debut in the film Studio 666 in 2022, among other Foo Fighters members. His death was very shocking to his fans and followers as he died at a very young age.
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Taylor Hawkins Cause Of Death
Taylor Hawkins is one of the best drummers you will come across in this century. He has made massive contributions to the music industry. Taylor’s love for music and his passion has made him reach great heights. Taylor’s death has caused heartbreak in millions of hearts. This unexpected news came on March 25, 2022, declaring the death of this Foo Fighters star. While the group was on the Columbia tour, an unexpected incident happened you could have dreamed of. On March 25th, while Taylor was in his room he was suffering from severe pain in his heart. The emergency unit was called and Taylor was given CPR. The doctors tried so hard but they couldn’t save his life. He was declared dead. On the same day, the news was announced to the media but there wasn’t any information about his cause of death. The next day it was announced that in his urine toxicology report it was said that there were more than 10 substances found including opioids, benzodiazepines, tricyclic antidepressants, and THC.
How Did Taylor Hawkins Die?
After the autopsy, the doctor was shocked to see that his heart weighed more than the average weight. They have said that it was around 600 grams which is double the weight of an average man of his age. Colombia’s Attorney General has also added that he has taken psychoactive drugs like antidepressants and benzodiazepines. In the statements they said
‘After concluding an initial forensic examination of the body the AGO would like to communicate the following:
‘1) Preliminary results of the urine toxicology test indicate the presence of 10 different substances: THX (Marihuana), tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and opioids among others.
‘2) The National Institute of Forensic Medicine continues to conduct the necessary medical studies to ascertain the cause of death.
‘3) The AGO will continue to investigate and will duly inform the findings of forensic examinations in due time.’
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Taylor Hawkins Death
His death happened on the day of their performance at the Estéreo Picnic Festival. But the whole atmosphere changed with the death of Taylor. Many personalities from the industries have paid their tributes to the legend. Miley Cyrus who is a well-known singer paid tribute to Taylor in her album Plastic Hearts. His death shook fans around the world. Taylor passed away when he was just 50. He had dreams to accomplish and a family to take care of. But Taylor was taken soon from this planet earth. “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 band 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.” All the members and the crew were at a loss of words about the death of Taylor Hawkins. Fans have been mourning his death and have been paid tribute to the icon. Hawkins was recently included on Elton John’s CD The Lockdown Sessions, and Elton John dedicated a performance of “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” to him.
Taylor Hawkins Biography
|Name||Oliver Taylor Hawkins|
|DOB||February 17, 1972|
|Birthplace||Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.|
|Profession||Musician and Singer|
Taylor Hawkins Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be $40 million. After touring with Alannis Morrisette, Taylor Hawkins became the drummer for the rock band Foo Fighters” in 1997. He joined the experimental band Sylvia, but later left to join Sass Jordan as a drummer. On March 18, 1997, Taylor Hawkins joined Foo Fighters for the first time. Foo Fighters are one of the most popular rock bands, who have sold out their shows with an average attendance of 86,000 people at Wembley Stadium in London. Hawkins was married to Alison Hawkins from 2005 till his death in 2022. Oliver, Annabelle, and Everleigh are their three children.All the fans and the members have lent their support to the bereaved family.
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