Taylor Hawkins’ son Oliver Shane plays drums during Foo Fighters tribute
To him, dad was not so atypical a hero.
The son of late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins carried out onstage in reminiscence of his father Saturday night time.
Sixteen-year-old Oliver Shane Hawkins performed drums on “My Hero” on the “Taylor Hawkins Tribute Live performance.” in London.
Photos of father and son had been displayed on screens for the stadium to see because the music started, revealing the teenager behind the drumset.
Musicians from all over the world gathered in assist of Hawkins, with varied artists enjoying songs from Foo Fighters’ huge catalog.
Some musicians who joined the tribute had been Blink-182’s Travis Barker, The Darkness’ Rufus Tiger Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl’s daughter Violet.
The tribute opened with former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher performing his band’s “Rock ‘n’ Roll Star” and “Reside Ceaselessly,” backed by the Foo Fighters with Grohl on drums, Pat Smear and Chris Shiflett on guitar and Nate Mendel on bass.
Later, Grohl was seen breaking into tears because the singer carried out “Occasions Like These.”
Hawkins died in Bogota, Colombia, on March 25 as a consequence of a cardiovascular collapse on the age of fifty.
He left behind his spouse Alison Hawkins and three youngsters — Oliver Shane, Annabelle Hawkins, 13, and 8-year-old Everleigh Hawkins.