Foo Fighters and the Hawkins household have introduced the primary wave of performers for the Taylor Hawkins tribute live performance in London this September. Liam Gallagher, Josh Homme, Chrissie Hynde, Queen’s Brian Could and Roger Taylor, Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, Supergrass, and Mark Ronson are on the invoice, amongst others. Dave Chappelle is billed as a particular visitor. The present takes place September 3 at Wembley Stadium, earlier than one other tribute live performance, with a special lineup, at Los Angeles’ Kia Discussion board on September 27.
Additionally on the bill are Jane’s Habit’s Chris Chaney, the Police’s Stewart Copeland, Omar Hakim, Rufus Taylor (a Queen touring member), Wolfgang Van Halen, and the Taylor Hawkins cowl band Chevy Metallic. The exhibits will profit charities to be introduced later, in keeping with the band.
Earlier than the concert events, Hawkins’ spouse Alison launched a press release thanking followers for his or her help. “Taylor’s endearing spirit and deep love of music will stay on ceaselessly via the collaborations he so loved,” she added, “and the catalog of songs he contributed to and created. In celebration of his life, it’s now as much as all of us who beloved him most to honor Taylor’s legacy and the music he gave us.”
Hawkins died in March at age 50. He was on the highway with Foo Fighters on the time in Bogotá, Colombia, for a efficiency at Competition Estéreo Picnic. An official reason for loss of life remains to be pending. Hawkins’ mates, together with Pink Sizzling Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, lately spoke about Hawkins’ closing days (and later apologized for talking).