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Foo Fighters cancel all upcoming tour dates after the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins | Ents and art news

Foo Fighters have canceled all their upcoming tour dates following the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins.

In a statement to fans on social media, the group said: “We are sorry and share the disappointment that we will not see each other as planned.”

The group invited its supporters to use the time “to grieve, to heal, to bring their loved ones closer.”

HawkinsThe 50-year-old was with the rest of the group in the Colombian capital, Bogota, when he was died in a hotel room during the weekend.

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They were to go to the Estereo Picnic festival on the night of his death.

In a statement on its website on Tuesday, the band said: “It is with great sadness that the Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in light of the devastating loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins.

“We are sorry and share the disappointment that we will not see each other as planned.

“Instead, let’s take this time to grieve, to heal, to bring our loved ones closer, and to appreciate all the music and memories we’ve created together.”

Hawkins’ death sparked grief with Liam Gallagher, Travis Barker, Slash and Ozzy Osbourne among the musicians who pay tribute.

Fans of the band turned to social media to share videos and memories of concerts after the announcement.

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Hawkins (left) and his colleague Dave Grohl at the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Colombian authorities have confirmed that the drummer had ten different substances in his system when he dies, including marijuana, opioids and antidepressants.

Preliminary results of a urine toxicology test found that he had ingested THX (marijuana), tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids, the Attorney General’s Office said.

The cause of death is still being clarified.

Foo Fighters cancel all upcoming tour dates after the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins | Ents and art news

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