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Tearful Grohl Performs First Foo Fighters Track With out Hawkins


The second needed to come and when it did it was met with a strong emotional weight. The Foo Fighters, having backed a wealth of performers on the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Live performance, would finally should carry out one among their very own songs for the primary time since Hawkins’ loss of life earlier this 12 months, and the chosen track could be «Occasions Like These.»

Because the band took the stage, the burden of the second appeared to overwhelm Dave Grohl, with the viewers cheering him via this troublesome second. After a head nod to the microphone and a deep breath, Grohl backed initially solely by Rami Jaffee’s church sounding keys sang the opening notes. With each lyric sounding as clear because it ever has, the lyric, «Do I keep or runaway and go away all of it behind?» appeared to hit just a little laborious with Grohl having a tearful second onstage that required a break earlier than he powered via with a crack to his vocal. The singer’s head bowed as he seemed out to the gang the place hawk emblem was illuminated.

foo fighters, dave grohl, taylor hawkins tribute live performance

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dave grohl, foo fighters, taylor hawkins tribute live performance

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However as soon as, the somber a part of the track was changed by the total band rocking out, it was again to a celebration of taking part in once more and saluting Hawkins. Sitting in with the band through the first two songs of their set was Josh Freese on drums, with the band then rocking via «All My Life.»

Grohl then revealed a bunch of drummers would sit in whereas they performed via a few of their favourite Foos songs. Travis Barker obtained first crack, taking part in on «The Pretender» and «Monkey Wrench,» ending with a formidable drum solo on the finish of the latter observe.

travis barker, foo fighters, taylor hawkins tribute live performance, blink-182

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The band then introduced out Dave Grohl’s drum battle foe turned good friend Nandi Bushell, who sat in behind the equipment whereas the band carried out «Be taught to Fly.» Bushell got here to the stage sporting a jacket with a Hawkins patch on the again.

nandi bushell, foo fighters, taylor hawkins tribute live performance

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Bushell gave solution to The Darkness‘ Rufus Tiger Taylor because the band performed the emotional «Considered one of These Days,» which appeared a becoming observe given the event. He then caught round to energy the band via «Better of You» because the viewers belted out in a powerful sing-along.

rufus taylor, foo fighters, taylor hawkins tribute live performance

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After a short break whereas Paul McCartney and Chrissie Hynde carried out «Oh Darling» after which provided some «Helter Skelter,» it was drummer Omar Hakim’s time behind the equipment. He first sat in with the Foos on a track that Grohl revealed was Hawkins’ favourite Foo Fighters track, «Aurora.»

omar hakim, foo fighters, taylor hawkins tribute live performance

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And one of many extra impactful and highly effective moments of the evening included Foo Fighters mentioning Taylor Hawkins’ son Shane to the stage to carry out «My Hero.» Letting Shane rely it off, it is clear that son Shane is following in his father’s footsteps. The evening completed with Dave Grohl main the gang with the normal present nearer «Everlong.»

shane hawkins, foo fighters, taylor hawkins tribute present

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See the Foo Fighters setlist from the present beneath.

Foo Fighters Setlist at 2022 Taylor Hawkins Tribute Live performance

1. Occasions Like These (with Josh Freese)
2. All My Life (with Josh Freese)
3. The Pretender (with Travis Barker)
4. Monkey Wrench (with Travis Barker)
5. Be taught to Fly (with Nandi Bushell)
6. Considered one of These Days (with Rufus Taylor)
7. Better of You (with Rufus Taylor)
8. Oh Darling (Beatles Cowl) (With Paul McCartney, Chrissie Hynde and Omar Hakim)
9. Helter Skelter (Beatles Cowl) (With Paul McCartney and Omar Hakim)
10. Aurora (with Omar Hakim)
11. My Hero (with Shane Hawkins)
12. Everlong (Dave Grohl solo)

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