Taylor HawkinsAmerican band drummer Foo Fighters, died today (26) at age 50. The sad news was given by the band on social media, but the cause of death was not disclosed.
The drummer and the band were touring concerts at Lollapalosa, and also promoting the film ‘Horror at Studio 666‘, produced by and starring the musicians, which is being shown in special sessions in Brazilian cinemas exclusively today and tomorrow, March 26th.
In an interview with CinePOP last month, the musicians revealed what it was like to record the production, if they were able to improvise and even told how they came up with the idea for the film.
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“The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live with us forever. Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that your privacy be treated with the utmost respect in this time of unimaginable hardship.”
BJ McDonnell (‘Swamp Terror 3’) is in charge of directing.
In ‘Horror at Studio 666‘, the Foo Fighters – members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – move into a mansion in Encino, California to record their highly anticipated 10th album. But the house is marked by a cruel rock history. Once there, Dave Grohl is confronted by supernatural forces that threaten to both derail the album’s completion and end the band’s lives.
The cast has Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett, Rami Jaffee, Whitney Cummings, Will Forte, Jenna Ortega, Leslie Grossman e Jeff Garlin.