Taylor Hawkins was working because the drummer for Alanis Morrissette – then the largest artist on this planet – when he bought a name from Dave Grohl who was in search of a drummer for Foo Fighters
Taylor Hawkins ‘ unbelievable profession with Foo Fighters was predicted by Alanis Morrissette.
Taylor, who has tragically died on the age of fifty, was the touring drummer for Jagged Little Pill star Alanis when she was the largest artist on this planet.
But after she and Taylor met the Foo Fighters sooner or later, she advised him that she knew he was destined to be a part of the band.
Taylor as soon as advised Louder Sound : “We met the Foo Fighters when I was still playing with her, and she said, ‘Dave [Grohl]’s gonna ask you to join them someday.’ She called it a year before it happened.”
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Just like Alanis predicted, Dave contacted Taylor in 1997 to ask him if he had any suggestions for a drummer after William Goldsmith stop.
Dave had seen Taylor carry out and was mightily impressed by his expertise, however as a result of Alanis was such an enormous star, he did not consider Taylor would need to surrender the gig.
Little did he know, it was Taylor’s dream to be in a rock band.
Speaking about recruiting Taylor, ex-Nirvana star Dave as soon as advised LA ration station 95.5 Klos : “When it was time to look for a drummer, I wished that he would do it but I didn’t imagine he would leave Alanis Morissette because at the time she was the biggest artist in the world.
“So after I referred to as him and stated, ‘Hey, I’m in search of a drummer’. He stated, ‘You know I’m your man’. And I believe it had extra to do with our private relationship than something musical.
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“And to be honest, it still does. Our musical relationship, the foundation of that is our friendship, and thats why when we jump on stage and play, we’re so connected because we’re like best friends, and it’s great.”
Describing the second they met, Dave added: “Oh my god. The first time we met, we were at some radio show backstage, and he came up with a beer in his hand.
“He’s like, ‘Hey, man, what’s up? I’m Taylor, I play with Alanis Morissette. Dude, I really like your document, it’s so cool!’ I used to be like, ‘Wow, you’re both my twin or my spirit animal, or my finest good friend!’
“In the first 10 seconds of meeting him. And, of course, I’d seen him play the drums, and I thought he was an amazing drummer.”
And Taylor as soon as advised Louder Sound : “For all our trials and tribulations, Dave is like a brother. When we walk out onstage, every time we nod and look at each other and go, ‘Alright, here we go.’ We’re getting in the ring together.”
Taylor was tragically discovered lifeless yesterday in his lodge on Bogota, Colombia, the place the band have been because of play at a pageant.
Foo Fighters stated in an announcement: “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins.
“His musical spirit and infectious laughter will reside on with all of us ceaselessly.
“Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect in this unimaginably difficult time.”
Colombian officers have stated Taylor had traces of 10 totally different medication in his physique when he died.
He’s believed to have suffered a suspected coronary heart assault, in line with well being chiefs in Bogota, which is prone to have been because of an overdose.