Dave Chappelle, Queen join Foo Fighters at Taylor Hawkins tribute

The surviving members of Foo Fighters had been joined by a star-studded array of performers for a particular tribute live performance honoring the late Taylor Hawkins.

Hawkins, who was the band’s drummer since 1997, died in March resulting from a cardiovascular collapse on the age of fifty in a Colombian resort the place a number of medication had been discovered.

His dying despatched shockwaves throughout the globe as his heartbroken bandmates proceed to pay their respects to the late father-of-three.

Among the many performers at Kia Discussion board in Los Angeles on Tuesday was vocal sensation Pink, who joined surviving members of Queen for a rendition of “Anyone To Love.”

The “What About Us” hitmaker additionally carried out Foo Fighters’ hit “The Pretender” earlier than duetting with Coronary heart’s Nancy Wilson on “Barracuda.”

After a wide ranging efficiency, the singer rushed to her Instagram Story, writing, “Hate why we had been there – however I really like that we had been all collectively.”

Grohl’s teen daughter Violet Grohl additionally took the stage, performing Leonard Cohen’s hit “Hallelujah” with guitarist Alain Johannes.

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Hawkins died in March resulting from a cardiovascular collapse on the age of fifty.
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“Welcome to the Los Angeles Taylor Hawkins tribute live performance,” the teenager’s well-known dad advised the gang. “That is the hometown s–t, so that you gotta make it loud for Taylor.”

Different notable appearances included comic Dave Chappelle, who coated Radiohead’s monitor “Creep” with Foo Fighters.

After the efficiency, Dave Grohl advised the gang, “Didn’t see that one coming, did you?”

Grohl pictured on stage with the late Taylor Hawkins in February this year.
Grohl pictured on stage with the late Taylor Hawkins in February this yr.
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Miley Cyrus, Kesha, Mötley Crüe, and Chevy Metallic had been additionally among the many performers.

Chevy Metallic — Hawkins’ heavy metallic band — was launched on stage by his 16-year-old son Oliver Shane Hawkins.

“I’m actually nervous,” Oliver Shane advised the gang, earlier than calling Chevy Metallic “among the finest f–ing cowl bands I’ve ever heard in my life.”

Dave Chappelle
Comic Dave Chappelle coated Radiohead’s “Creep” with the Foo Fighters.

Kesha carried out David Bowie’s hit “Heroes,” whereas Cyrus sang “{Photograph}” with Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott.

The live performance got here simply weeks after the primary tribute gig happened in London, the place Hawkins’ son Oliver Shane carried out “My Hero” onstage.

Hawkins left behind his spouse Alison Hawkins and three kids — Oliver Shane, Annabelle Hawkins, 13, and 8-year-old Everleigh Hawkins.

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