All tour dates and festival appearances are postponed for the foreseeable future
Foo Fighters have cancelled all of their upcoming tour dates and festival appearances. The band announced the news Tuesday on their official social media. The move comes in response to the shocking death of drummer Taylor Hawkins last Friday. Read the full statement below.
“It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins. We’re sorry for and share in the disappointment that we won’t be seeing one another as planned. Instead, let’s take this time to grieve, to heal, to pull our loved ones close, and to appreciate all the music and memories we’ve made together.”– Foo Fighters
In May, Foo Fighters were scheduled to start a massive stadium tour. The trek would have seen the band play their largest North American headlining shows ever. The tour was set to kick off on May 14 at the Pavilion at Star Lake in Burgettstown, PA. Additionally, Foo Fighters were slated to headline Welcome to Rockville on May 22. After a quick trip to Europe, the North American dates were to resume on July 17.
The band was also set to close out Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, CA on October 9.
The North American run was scheduled to wrap up in late August with two shows at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.