Body Of Foo Fighters’ Drummer Taylor Hawkins Flown Back To The U.S.

The body of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has been flown back to the U.S. from Colombia, where he passed away earlier this week. Hawkins died last Friday (March 29th) at a the Four Seasons Casa Medina in Colombia. He was 50. According to The Daily Mail, Foo Fighters’ tour manager Gus Brandt remained in Colombia after the surviving band members returned to the states a day after Hawkins was found dead.

An official cause of death for Hawkins hasn’t yet been released. But on Saturday (March 26th), Colombia’s attorney general’s office released a preliminary toxicology report, saying that medical examiners found evidence of 10 types of substances in Hawkins’s body, including opioids, benzodiazepines, marijuana and antidepressants.


In other news, the Grammys is set to pay tribute to Hawkins during their ceremony on Sunday (April 3rd). The band was set to perform at the ceremony but they cancelled all of their upcoming live gigs in light of Hawkins’ death.