Foo Fighters Release Statement For 2023
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 08: Dave Grohl, founder of Foo Fighters, Nirvana drummer, director, author, and advocate, speaks after receiving the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal at the Smithsonian Awards 2022 at Smithsonian National Museum of American History on December 08, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

The Foo Fighters are going to continue without drummer Taylor Hawkins.

The band took to social media on Sunday to confirm that they will stay a band.

A statement posted to Instagram says, “As we say goodbye to the most difficult and tragic year that our band has ever known, we are reminded of how thankful we are for the people that we love and cherish most, and for the loved ones who are no longer with us. Foo fighters were formed 27 years ago to represent the healing power of music and a continuation of life. And for the past 27 years our fans have built a worldwide community, a devoted support system that has helped us all get through the darkest of times together. A place to share our joy and our pain, our hopes and fears, and to join in a chorus of life together through music. Without Taylor, we never would have become the band that we were-and without Taylor, we know that we’re going to be a different band going forward. We also know that you, the fans, meant as much to Taylor as he meant to you. And we know that when we see you again -and we will soon-he’ll be there in spirit with all of us every night.”

The band captioned the post: “We will always remember Taylor. Can’t wait to see what you guys bring in 2023.”

 

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