Taylor Hawkins’ Son Shane Plays ‘My Hero’ With Foo Fighters As He Pays Tribute To His Father


As reported by Consequence on Twitter, Foo Fighters’ late drummer Taylor Hawkins’ son Shane Hawkins played the drums on ‘My Hero’ to pay homage to his father at the recent tribute concert.

Taylor Hawkins tragically passed away on March 25, 2022, in Bogotá, Colombia, at 50. Foo Fighters were on tour in South America when the drummer’s untimely death occurred. The initial reports showed that he suffered from chest pain, and emergency aid could not get a response from him. Yet, the official cause of death has not been disclosed.

After Hawkins’ heartbreaking passing, Foo Fighters decided to organize a two-leg tribute concert. Shane Hawkins, the 16-year-old son of the late Foo Fighters drummer, joined the band on stage to play drums for the hit track, ‘My Hero‘ during the first show of the ‘Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert’ at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

The young drummer delivered a touching performance, leaving Foo Fighters fans and many other music lovers worldwide in tears. Some other famous artists like Queen, the Pretenders, Liam Gallagher, and Supergrass also appeared at the special event in honor of their friend.

You can check out the video below.