Taylor Hawkins

1972 - 2022

On March 25th, 2022 the Foo Fighters family tragically lost Taylor Hawkins. We at FooFightersLive send our condolences to his family, friends, and every other member of the large Foo Fighters Family.

As fans we are also of course hugely devasted by this loss and wanted to offer a place for fans around the world to leave a short message in memory of the man we all loved, whether we met him or not. When the time is right we will forward the page to Foo Fighters management.

To leave your message click the button, it will then appear on the wall below. Your message may also include an image if you choose.

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I loved watching you guys live and am thankful I got to. Still in shock though, honestly. You were an inspiration to so many.

April Stiglbauer

Gravette, Arkansas

Thank you for the music and the pure joy and energy when you played. Rest In Beats and fly high - Sky is a Neighbourhood- your neighbourhood ❤️
Much love to your family and Foo Fighter family. The world is a little dimmer without you in it xxxx

Vicki Taylor

Auckland New Zealand

Taylor, words cannot express how thankful I am for your music. Your drumming was the heartbeat to all the songs that because the soundtrack of my life. I only got to see you once at the memorable 2000 Big Day Out on the Gold Coast and it is a memory that I will cherish forever.



I saw you perform twice last summer, you were amazing, as always. Thank you for the memories and music. My condolences to your family, band, and friends.

Kathy Martin

Anchorage, Alaska

We were so blessed and so fucking lucky to have such a talented man be willing enough to share with us all he had to give; in his music, with his words, his laughter and his kindness...There'll never really be another like him, and he'll be forever missed. Much love to all xx

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Unmatched talent. Contagious passion. Palpable energy. World’s biggest, warmest smile. Thank you, Taylor, for sharing your gifts with the world. Your music lives forever. 🥁♥️ Deepest, most heartfelt condolences to your family, friends & bandmates.


Indianapolis, IN USA


Felipe Pereira Rissato

Belém, Pará, Brasil

Taylor, there are no words to express how much you and your music have meant to me over the years, and helped me through some of my darkest days. Your captivating smile, stage presence and kick ass drum skills will forever be missed and your memory will live on forever. RIP ❤️

Melinda Shaw


Totally devastated....... to say the least! May you Rock In Peace forever! Peace, love and healing energy to everyone suffering at this time ...❤️

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Angela C

Hampton, VA

Losing someone you love can be life-altering. Taylor made an impact on me,
Simply by being an incredible drummer in my favorite band that has been there for me, through so many highs and lows. I will remember Taylor’s lighthearted spirit with gratitude. ❤️



Although we never met, we connected through music. Your energy and love for what you do, drew us all closer to you. Your love and passion for music is and will always be an inspiration. Will miss you dearly. Never forgotten ❤️

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Sandy Coetzee


…. If you’ve ever wondered about the impact one human could make on an entire community

…. Look at your timeline today, tomorrow, and for the rest of the week ….

Vale Taylor Hawkins.

Robbie Giddings

Adelaide, Australia 🇦🇺

Taylor. I remember loving you since the day I saw you guys play in 2007 in Vancouver Canada. You were so amazing, full of energy and just mesmerizing on the drums that night. One of the best shows of my life. I will never forget it. I met u and got a photo with you. Rest easy 💔

Kat Lumanlan

Kitimat, BC Canada

i love you taylor my childhood idol i’m gonna make it big for you one day rest in peace❤️

Mikey Campbell

Will miss your amazing talent, infectious smile and ability to bring down the house- love ❤️

Cindy Ferrie

Langley BC, Canada

I was shocked to read about Taylor’s death as it was first reported. My husband and I just saw him and the Foo Fighters for the first time in Las Vegas. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his wife and kids and to the band. He is already so missed. RIP Taylor.😔💔

Kimberly Weill

Houston, TX

The world is a little darker without your beautifully bright beaming light. There's a void that will remain unfilled. You were such an amazing soul. Your music will live on for generations. All of my love. ❤️

Rebecca W

Southern California

Taylor, you were a perfect element for a perfect band.... my condolences go out to your family, and the Foo Fighters and the legions of foks who adore all you have done.

Charles Maynes

Burbank CA

Days go by and I can’t believe you’re gone, It’s like a bad dream and I can’t wake up. I can’t finish a song, see a picture or a video of the band without shredding some tears. But despite everything, I’m deeply thankful for your music, the Foo Fighters music, I truly admire u

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Elizabeth Arango


I Love you Taylor Hawkins! 🤟❤️
Rest In Peace. 🙏
I wished that I could be with The Foo Fighters at their movie premiere.
Somehow the universe heard me ❤️
I will never forget; I was blessed to be in their presence 🙏❤️

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Denise Merrick


Heartbroken, I’ve been listening to Foo Fighters on repeat and am in awe of the talent this world has lost.
Just can’t believe we will never see Taylor sitting behind his drum kit again.
Sending all my love to Taylor’s family and band.
Rock on Taylor Hawkins 🤘

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Thank you Taylor for sharing your special gifts with us. I'll see you in the Great Drum Circle in the Spirit World 💝🥁🤘🏼🌟🌟🌟
We miss you so much. We love you💖❤💖
See you on the other side brother....

Jeannette Kelsay

Taylor. You are my drum hero. One of my inspiration. Rest in Paradise Sir. We will miss you forever

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Don Aldrin Bilugan


At every Foo Fighters show I went to, I always made a point throughout the night to watch Taylor play. The energy and heart he brought to every song was incredible to witness. What a gift! I’ll carry that image with me every time I hear FF. He was truly one of a kind. ❤️


Cleveland (Avon) Ohio

Ever since we attended the first Foo Fighters show, we were hooked and we were very lucky to have seen you in concert multiple times. Thank you for all the great music and wonderful memories. The world won’t be the same without you, you were truly one of a kind.



The music of the Foo Fighters has helped me though some very dark times. Through the loss of my dad. It has also brought me great joy. Sharing it with my kids and seeing them loving it to warmed my heart. Seeing you live in Boston will forever be a cherished memory.

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Amy Anderson

Vestal NY

Just so much sadness. I don't know what to say. Everyone has expressed all I am thinking. Taylor thank you for all you have given us. We will keep you in our hearts and you will be dearly missed. Fly high HAWK!♡

Heidi Hamblin

Washington state

Taylor I'm going to miss you thank you for your awesome smile and your laughter thank you for your talent your music how awesome you treated people so sweet all the time you are going ti be missed I'm heart broken thank you for everything Taylor

Kris kiefer


RIP Taylor Hawkins the greatest drummer in music history you will be tremendously missed I send my deepest condolences to your family and your band family. May there hearts heal w the love and joy you left . Rock on in heaven . ❤️🥁🎤

Jennal gonzalez

Santa Fe springs ca

This loss has hit me so hard and it’s like losing a best friend. I’ve been a die hard fan of the Foo Fighters for 25 years and their music has brought me so much happiness. Taylor was pure magic and that will live on forever. Rest easy, Hawk. Love you always!

Kierstyn Davis


Fly high! Saw you once in Dallas. It was epic! Love my Foo Fighters, taken too soon.

Crystel Segura

Sending heart felt love to all that loved Taylor and lived in his world. Thank you for sharing him as a person and his talents with the world.

He will forever be remembered.

He walked to the beat of his own drums

Rachel Macreadie


Thank you for being you Taylor.
Thank you for your gifts you shared with the world.
Fly high. Be free. 💗💪💔

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Margaret Knight


I noticed Taylor when I saw the Foos in the late 90s:early 2000s. I said Who is that drummer? He’s beautiful & I love him! He was also So talented. And I had hope to see the band this summer at Jazzfest in Nola. Sending lots of love, hugs and prayers to his family, band & fans.❤️🙏🏻

Tracey Leigh Byram

Athens, Ga

Devastated to hear that Taylor is no longer with us. My heart aches for your family and Foo family. Your memory will burn bright like that smile that lit up a universe. RIP with the professor, Bozo and the other greats .. you are right up there with them.

Julie Allott


Taylor I saw you and the band many times. You always have that beautiful smile and you were the best drummer I ever heard. I was so waiting to see you all in Philadelphia
I am so devastated and watch every video that comes up
You will be forever missed by so many. RIP.


United States

You were such a talented, beautiful man...Foo Fighters music has gotten me through so much, thank you..you'll be missed...

Julie Dods

Pewsey Wiltshire UK

we miss you taylor. you’re a true legend, i’m so happy we got to know you. fly high dude 🎸🤘

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dudley ma

So sad .. such a huge loss to the music world .

Karen potter


Dearest foos ,
I'm so sorry to hear the passing of one of your own ,the greatest drummers of all time.
I hope where ever Taylor is , he is at peace now ✌️ and rocking out to his ❤️ content .
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. 🤘💫 🥁🖤🤍

Rachael Childs

Thirsk, North yorkshire, uk 🇬🇧

Lost for words but you will be missed forever Taylor.


Bedfordshire U.K.

Taylor was a beautiful soul, with a beautiful smile, nobody will ever replace him. He was the heartbeat of the band. I will love and miss him always. Sending love to you all. R.I.P Taylor 💔😥


Norwich, England

My youngest & I really wanted to see you &the band as we Love the Foo Fighters music but sadly we didn't get a chance to. It was 💔 hearing of your passing. Sending condolences to your family,the band & all the fans like us who will Always miss you.May you 4ever #RIPTaylorHawkin

Andrea Pinky Berg

Connecticut, USA

🕯️Condolences to Taylor's family, the remaining Foos and their families. We love y'all so much, thank you for the music!🕯️

April Barnhart

RIP Taylor Hawkins. The world has lost a beautiful human being, who was an inspiration to so many. You will be greatly missed by all of your fans. My heart and deepest condolences go out to your wife and children, our beloved Foo Fighters, and to all who knew and loved you.

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Sian Blaylock

Johannesburg, South Africa

Your legend will always live on .. your an true inspiration to anyone who loves music and will be truly missed forever!



I'm devastated and heartbroken your no longer here Taylor. You were a fantastic drummer and just a beautiful person inside and out. I loved to watch you and Dave and the amazing relationship you both had and my heart breaks for him. RIP and fly high Taylor Hawkins we love you ❤

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Kim Mitchell


A strange twist of fate one day in Toronto…and I’m walking beside you down the sidewalk…the time with you was short but YOU made me feel like we were buds…and that’s how you made everyone feel..Thanks Taylor..gonna miss you RIP…

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Chris Tanz

Ontario Canada

An amazing talent gone far too soon. My heart is shattered. I’ve had the absolute joy to see you live 3 times, including Wembley in 2008 which will remain at the top of my gig list forever! We all felt the love. Fly high, Taylor. You will forever be with me ❤️

Gillian Kaur-Singh

Wigan, Manchester, UK

I can't believe that you have gone way too soon 💔 you had an amazing gift and an amazing life and family. Keep rocking in rock Heaven xx So sorry to your wife and kids and all your family, band family and many friends. R.I.P Taylor ❤xx

Josephine Parsons

Blackpool UK

I’ve been fortunate to see the Foos several times and I am heartbroken.Taylor, you are a LEGENDARY master of your craft. Your wonderful personality radiated throughout EVERY show and it was a joy to experience. RIP🙏🏻Much Love to the Foo family❤️‍🩹 Times like these..



Taylor you will be so missed by so many people including me I still cannot believe you are no longer with us but your brilliant musical talent will live on in our lives through the Foo Fighters music forever . RIP you absolute hero I will never forget you ❤️

Christine Pritchard


Rest in peace Taylor. Thanks for the music 🎶 ❤🎶

Jennifer Troutman

Irvine California

We love you, Taylor. Thank you for being an integral part of our favorite band with your beautiful soul and incredible talent. It's not fair that you left this world so young. You'll never be forgotten.

Natalie and Joel


Although I never had the chance to meet you Taylor,you inspired me greatly to play the Drums. A world without you in it is unimaginable. Sincere and heartfelt condolences to your family,friends,fans & The Foo Fighters.
R.I.P Legend

Jodi Peerman


Thank you for the music that got me through so much. Your passion and energy could fill any room in which I listened to the Foos. Heaven has one hell of a drummer now and at least I know there’ll be great music when I get there. Rock In Peace Taylor. Thank you.

Emily Baker

Erie, PA

Thank you, thank you for you! Although you are sorely missed, you have left so much in this world. I'm heartbroken and can't stop thinking about the whole situation. Your music lives on Taylor - RIParadise 💔💗


Brisbane Australia

The loss is unbearable and unimaginable,you inspired me to play the Drums. Thinking of your family, friends,fans and The Foo Fighters.
R.I.P Legend

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Jodi Peerman


Thank you for the music Taylor..🥁RIP.
You will be greatly missed 💔
My thoughts are with his family, friends and band brothers.

Tracey Murray


Thank you, Taylor - and to the foo fighters gang for saving me and my sanity 7 years ago. i was at a very dark place in my life and i survived by listening to your music, and watching your shows/concerts/interviews on youtube.
love and light, Taylor! you will be sorely missed.



You will be so missed, I don't think anyone can quite believe you've gone. Best drummer in the world! Love to your family, your band mates and the Foo fighters fans, the love is real xxxx

Jane Stone-Fewings

Hereford UK

Taylor may you forever rock them drums up in heaven 🥁 what a huge loss you are 💔 Love and condolences to all your family especially our beloved Foo Fighters!!! God bless you and keep you 🤘❤🤘❤🤘

Anna-Marie Hale

Birmingham Uk

The only drummer that could outshine Dave. My first ever concert was the foo fighters and God dam I could have done it all over again the energy you brang to the stage, along with your queen cover I was in love. Thank you for the amazing memories & music, Rest In Peace Taylor 🤟



One more day that I've survived
Another night alone
Pay no mind I'm doing fine
I'm breathing on my own
I'm here
And I'm on the mend
I'm here
And I'm on the mend my friend

We miss you Taylor god bless

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Simon medhurst

Nottingham uk

Our hearts are broken 💔 to think of not seeing you behind that drum kit, there's just no words. You will be so missed but forever remembered. We love you Taylor and the person you were. RIP TO A TRUE ROCK STAR 🥁🎤❤

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Kim and Martin

Solihull, UK

Thank you Taylor ( and the rest of the foos) for the music. You have been there through a big part of my life to laugh with and enjoy, to cry to or use as a crutch to hold me up when times are hard. Your infectious sense of humour and laughter is going to be sorely missed. R.I.P

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Ricky thompson

Sunshine coast qld Australia

No words. Just immense love and appreciation for all that Taylor Hawkins was to so many of us. Much love to his family, bandmates, friends and fellow fans. (Photo: October 2015, Memphis TN, FedEx Forum, Break A Leg Tour)

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Memphis TN USA

The Foo's will never be the same, you'll never be forgotten xx

I'm truly heartbroken 💔 RIP Taylor x

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Birmingham, UK

Just wanted to send my heartfelt condolences and thoughts to Taylor Hawkins friends and family and of course the Foo Fighters. I was in total shock when I saw the headlines and even cried. Goodbye Taylor you will be sadly missed and thank you for sharing your talent with us.

Bryony Vine


Just wanted to send my heartfelt condolences and thoughts to Taylor Hawkins friends and family and of course the Foo Fighters. I was in total shock when I saw the headlines and even cried. Goodbye Taylor you will be sadly missed and thank you for sharing your talent with us.

Bryony Vine


Taylor the world has lost a legend! Your skills on and off the drums where amazing. That smile! My heart gose out to your family and band brothers. Thank you for the music! You will be forever missed ❤️

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All I can say is thank you. You guys have been our friends for so long now, we won’t know what to do with you missing. But you’ll always be in our hearts. Godspeed, Hawkins; may a spirit of peace be with your family.

David W Reynolds


I fell in love with the foo’s & with you Glastonbury 2017. I may be fairly new to the foo fighters family but very quickly you became my favourite band and you one of my favourite people in the world. we never met but losing you is heartbreaking. TH your legend will live on xx

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Michelle Roberts

Southampton, England

My number one inspiration for playing the drums. His playing style and sensibilities are completely woven into my drumming, and I'm absolutely crushed by his passing.

I love that he wore his inspirations with pride on his sleeve.

You'll always be my hero. Rest in Peace Taylor.

Chris Brown

North Wales, UK

Thank you for being Part of my Journey❤️



It’s been almost a week and the sadness hasn’t gone away. The music scene will be forever changed.

Amanda Brown

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

SALAMAT Taylor 💜 Salamat Foo Fighters! 💕


Pampanga. Philippines

Taylor, I grew up near Laguna and you’ve always reminded me of the guys I knew back then. You were like a sweet slice of home out there conquering the fucking world with your drumsticks and charm. The mark you left is everlasting. 🖤 With love, Shelly


San Clemente, CA

Foo Fighters are my heart and soul. I can't describe how I feel, my heart is broken! 💔Taylor Hawkins rest in peace. You will be greatly missed!! 😢



You will forever be remembered …

Angela Smith

Wesson, MS

So blessed to have seen Foo Fighters perform in Geelong only a matter of weeks ago. Taylor, you will always be remembered.
There goes 'our' hero.

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Erin, Chris & Rian

Ballarat, Australia

It’s heartbreaking that you left our world so soon, there was so much more music in you to give us…Now you will Rock with all the other missed great musicians in the sky. Keep smiling down on us and banging those drums. You will live forever in our hearts and through your music❤️

Drew Andreou

Larnaca, Cyprus

Gone too soon. Miss you already. Rest in peace Taylor 🖤



My heart ❤️ goes out to Taylor’s Family,Dave and the band 💔
I’ve seen Foo’s well over 10 times in the UK and Abroad. You’ve all given me so much joy,happiness and Fun. I loved watching Taylor on the drums he was immense and incredible how he played. Stay strong. Paula orbell💙

Paula Orbell

Mildenhall Suffolk UK

I didn't understand when my Dad cried at the death of Freddie Mercury when I was a child. Now I do! I've loved you forever and still will. Thank you for the music . Rest Peacefully Taylor Hawkins you absolute legend ❤



Rest Easy Beautiful Soul ❤️
Sending Love And Hugs To You’re Family & The Foo Family
Until We Meet Again xxx 🥰

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Lesley Whitehead

Manchester England

Praying that you find eternal peace wherever you are. ❤️

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Thank you for all the amazing music. It has been the soundtrack of my life❤️❤️

Rachel Mccracken

Goulburn NSW Australia

Rest In Peace Taylor. My condolences to his family his Foo family Dave and the boys. May you find peace of mind and heart in these heart breaking times.

Victor Elefante

Long Island NY

All great journeys come to an end, there's no other way back from here. Journey on to better plains ❤️

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Taylor, fly free man. You’re a loyal percussionist I’ve looked up to & always will. You’re a legend. My heart dearly goes out to Taylor’s family, mates and band mates. To the Foo’s take your time, we understand and we love you x

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Alana-Mae Swain

Geelong, Australia

Dear Taylor, I don't know you personally but I really appreciate you and your music. It saved a lot of souls during dark times. It's like a beacon in the pitch black night. Your music with the foo stays in me forever. Your drum beats will remain as long as my heart beats too! ♡



You are greatly missed
So very grateful for Your existence
You are Loved beyond measure
Rest In Power
Sweet Taylor

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North Carolina

Taylor, your contagious smile, your drumming talent and love of people will live forever. You will live forever in our hearts. Sending my condolences to all the band members and their families. R.I.P. Taylor Hawkins and know you're loved.

Secanda Menshouse

La Vergne, TN

RIP Taylor. You are already missed more than you could have imagined. To Foo Fighters, we will always come back for you.

Catherine Mertes

Wichita, KS

I still cannot process that you have gone Taylor! I saw you 3 times in concert with Foos and you always made me smile! I miss you so so badly! RIP Taylor.... Love you ❤️❤️💔💔

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Vikki Pike

Grimsby UK

I still cannot process that you have gone Taylor! I saw you 3 times in concert with Foos and you always made me smile! I miss you so so badly! RIP Taylor.... Love you ❤️❤️💔💔

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Vikki Pike

Grimsby UK

Mr.taylor Hawkins,gone way to soon but your legacy will live on I'll never forget you

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I can't say thank you enough for all the music, smiles and memories. You will be so deeply missed. Rest easy


Cincinnati, Ohio

Taylor I’m glad I got to see you in concert one time. We miss you and love you. Rest In Peace Taylor

Debbie Goldston