Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert: Foo Fighters give drummer a loving send-off

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl choked back tears as he played the band's first show since the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins in March.

Earlier, Grohl described Hawkins as his "dear friend, bandmate and brother".

Taylor Hawkins has died at 50 years old, as confirmed by the band’s rep to Variety

His cause of death is currently unknown but his passing was undeniably unexpected as the Foo Fighters had a number of gigs lined up

They were slated to perform in Bogotá, Colombia, for the Festival Estereo Picnic on Friday, March 25, followed by Lollapalooza Brasil on Sunday.

It was also just announced that the Foo Fighters were supposed to perform at the Grammys on April 3

“The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” the band’s officially Twitter account wrote.

Taylor Hawkins performed with another famous singer before joining the Foo Fighters.