Foo Fighters welcome Taylor Hawkins’ son Shane to drum onstage at Boston Calling

Foo Fighters welcome Taylor Hawkins son Shane to drum onstage

Taylor Hawkins’ son Shane as soon as once more honoured his late father as Foo Fighters embark on their summer season tour.

On Friday, the 17-year-old joined the band onstage to carry out their 1995 hit I’ll Stick Round in the course of the band’s headlining efficiency on the Boston Calling music pageant.

In a video clip on the web, Dave Grohl, the band’s frontman, introduced {the teenager} as his ‘favorite drummer.’ “How about we do a track with one in every of my favorite drummers on the earth?” he known as out.”Women and gents, Shane Hawkins!”

Grohl, who can be Shane’s godfather, was seen having a fast alternate with the younger drummer as he continued to repair his package. The frontman takes the mic and jokingly tells the gang, “He simply instructed me ‘Hey, say one thing, I gotta repair this factor, alright.’” He mentioned with amusing because the digital camera panned to Shane expertly making changes to the package.

Grohl briefly talked about lacking The Nationwide’s set after which turning to tease his godson, “How’s it going there, Shane?” He then added teasingly, “Oh my God, there’s a curfew, Shane!”

Shane laughed earlier than giving the sign that he was formally able to go. “That is an outdated track from our first file and after we play—” Grohl started, earlier than Shane reduce him off by launching headfirst into the banger.

Within the clip, bassist Nate Mendel might be seen affectionately shaking his head as Shane pounded away on the drum set.

Forward of asserting their tour, Foo Fighters revealed Josh Freese as their new drummer. The announcement got here a yr after Taylor Hawkins dying, who handed away on March 25, 2022, resulting from an unintended overdose at age 50 in Bogota, Colombia, the place the group was scheduled to carry out.