Foo Fighters founder Dave Grohl put his uncooked feelings on show through the first of two tribute live shows for the band’s late drummer Taylor Hawkins.
The band headlined a tribute live performance in London on Saturday that featured the appearances by Paul McCartney, Liam Gallagher, Dave Chappelle and Hawkins’ 16-year-old son Shane.
The nearly six-hour event — which was backed by the band and Hawkins’ household ― honored the late drummer who was a part of the band for roughly 25 years.
Grohl, throughout a efficiency of “Times Like These,” broke down in tears whereas singing the Foo Fighters’ tune.
He took a pause from singing to regain his composure earlier than persevering with to rock out with supporting bandmates.
You can watch a clip of the efficiency beneath.
Grohl additionally held again tears as he led off the live performance and followers chanted “Taylor” forward of the litany of musical performances.
Hawkins’ lasting legacy wasn’t misplaced on the group on Saturday, both, as his 16-year-old son Shane performed drums throughout a efficiency of the Foo Fighters’ hit “My Hero.”
Grohl, at one level through the efficiency, appeared on with a smile as his late bandmate’s son went to city on the drums.
It wasn’t the one household affair captured on stage, both.
Dave’s daughter Violet sung a Jeff Buckley cowl tune as her father performed the drums through the tribute occasion.
The Foo Fighters will embark out west to carry out one other tribute live performance for Hawkins at Los Angeles’ Kia Forum on Sept. 27.