Watch Taylor Hawkins’ Son Play Drums On Emotional Cover Of ‘My Hero’

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The son of the late Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins, Shane has released footage of him playing drums on ‘My Hero’ has been released.

Taylor Hawkins’ tragic death in March, led to an outpouring of grief and tributes, as his death rocked the entire music industry to its core.

“His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever. 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”, Foo Fighters also said in a statement.

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“The hawk would have been proud”

In an emotional tribute to his father, Shane has shared a special cover of Foo Fighters’ 1997 hit, ‘My Hero’.

“When Taylor Hawkins’ son gets on the drums and dedicates the song ‘My Hero’ to his dad”, the caption for this video read. “The hawk would’ve been proud”. 

You can also check this video out below.

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‘My Hero’ had been previously covered by over 1,000 rockers worldwide earlier this year. Check that out here.

Hawkins’ Tribute Concert Confirmed 

Back in June, Hawkins’ Foos bandmates Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Rami Jaffee and Chris Shiflett announced a special live tribute show in the late drummer’s honour.

There will be two concerts that will take place in Hawkins’ honour. They will take place in London’s Wembley Stadium on September 3. There will also be special tribute show taking place in LA’s the KIA Forum on September 27.

A week later, the line up for these shows was also confirmed.

Along with Foo Fighters, Joan Jett, Stewart Copeland, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Josh Homme, Omar Hakim, Nikki Sixx, Chrissie Hynde, Geddy Lee, Mark Ronson and Alanis Morrisette will also perform at these shows.

Other musicians who will perform also includes Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith, Gene Simmons, Wolfgang Van Halen, Pat Wilson, Rufus Taylor, Jon Theodre, Roger Taylor, Brad Wilk, Luke Spiller, as well as Chevy Metal.

Proceeds from these shows will also go towards various charities chosen by the Hawkins’ family. More on this report here.