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Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers partner Taylor Hawkins

Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers partner Taylor Hawkins

hot red pepperChad Smith Pays tribute to his late friend Taylor Hawkins with a touching video compiled with the soundtrack fu fightersThe movie “My Hero” is full of images of drummers over the years.

“Taylor is my good friend that I’ve known forever,” Smith said in an interview, before she cuts their clips onstage. The Foo Fighters opened to the Red Hot Chili Peppers during the Californian tour in 1999, with musicians playing pranks on each other during performances.

“I wanted to be in a band since the second I heard rock ‘n’ roll. I love music,” explains Hawkins in an archival interview with Smith.

“I think we’re going to make a lot of other rock bands jealous,” Hawkins and Smith said to each other in another clip.

Hawkins, 50 He passed away on March 25th In Bogota, Colombia where the Foo Fighters were preparing to catch a glimpse of the headlines at the Estéro Picnic Festival. The cause of death has not been determined, but Colombia’s attorney general said at least 10 substances – including antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids – were found in Hawkins’ system.

On Thursday, as Red Hot Chili Peppers welcomed their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Smith shouted out for the late drummer. “I have to give a shout out to my brother Taylor Hawkins. I love you, Taylor,” he said. “He was laughing and making a clever comment about this whole thing.”

Foo Fighters recently canceled files Appearing at the Grammys And a handful of shows due to Hawkins’ death. “It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm that all upcoming tour dates have been canceled in light of the heavy loss of our brother Taylor HawkinsThe band said in a statement earlier this week. “We are sorry and share the disappointment that we won’t see each other as planned. Instead, let’s take this time to grieve, heal, bring our loved ones closer, and appreciate all the music and memories we made together.”

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