Foo Fighters confirms band will likely be 'totally different' after Taylor Hawkins loss of life, however vows to see followers 'quickly'

(NEXSTAR) – The rock band Foo Fighters, which canceled its tour earlier this yr after the sudden loss of life of drummer Taylor Hawkins, is vowing to see its followers once more “quickly,” in response to a New 12 months’s Eve message posted to the group’s social media channels.

The band had been on tour in South America when Hawkins died on the age of fifty in Bogota, Colombia, on March 25. All remaining tour dates have been subsequently canceled.

Foo Fighters carried out collectively twice within the months since, at tribute live shows for Hawkins in London and Los Angeles.

On Saturday, the band posted a message on Instagram, Fb and Twitter addressing the lack of Hawkins whereas hinting on the announcement of upcoming performances.

“With out Taylor, we by no means would have turn out to be the band that we have been — and with out Taylor, we all know we’re going to be a special band going ahead,” the statement read, partially.

“We additionally know that you just, the followers, meant as a lot to Taylor as he meant to you. And we all know that after we see you once more — and we are going to quickly — he’ll be there in spirit with all of us each evening,” the message concluded.

No official reason behind Hawkins’ loss of life has been given. A toxicology report from the Colombia Lawyer Normal’s Workplace indicated that 10 substances had been detected in his urine, together with “[marijuana], tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids, amongst others.”

“The Nationwide Institute of Forensic Medication continues to conduct the required medical research to establish the reason for loss of life,” the AG’s workplace wrote at the time.

An announcement from the Bogota Ministry of Well being additionally indicated Hawkins was experiencing chest pains earlier than he died.

Hawkins had joined Foo Fighters in 1997. Along with drums, he additionally carried out lead vocals for a number of songs included on the band’s albums through the years.