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Taylor Hawkins' friends criticize 'misleading' Rolling Stone article about the Foo Fighters drummer

Taylor Hawkins’ friends criticize ‘misleading’ Rolling Stone article about the Foo Fighters drummer

Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins dead at age 50 Taylor Hawkins, the drummer of Foo Fighters, has died during a South American tour with the rock band. Correction: A previous version of this video misstated the name of one of his albums. He performed on the album “In Your Honor.” Anastasiia Riddle, USA TODAY Friends …

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Taylor Hawkins's friends blast Rolling Stone report that Foo Fighters drummer was pushed to exhaustion

Taylor Hawkins’s friends blast Rolling Stone report that Foo Fighters drummer was pushed to exhaustion

Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters performs in 2020. (Photo: Lester Cohen/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) A new bombshell report by Rolling Stone, titled “Inside Taylor Hawkins’s Final Days as a Foo Fighter,” makes the disturbing claim that the legendary drummer was on the brink of exhaustion from playing physically taxing, nearly three-hour shows, and …

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Bay Area teen fills in for Pearl Jam's drummer at Oakland show

Bay Area teen fills in for Pearl Jam’s drummer at Oakland show

When 18-year-old drummer Kai Neukermans went to a Pearl Jam show at the Forum in Inglewood earlier this month, he watched as frontman Eddie Vedder took a sheet of paper from someone in the crowd that had been scribbled with a list of song suggestions, including “Mind Your Manners” from their 2013 record “Lightning Bolt.” …

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Mill Valley teen drummer sits in with Pearl Jam at Oakland Arena show

Mill Valley teen drummer sits in with Pearl Jam at Oakland Arena show

Teen drummer Kai Neukermans had counted off the beat for many songs before, his drum sticks leading into fierce covers of bands including Black Sabbath and Queens of the Stone Age. But this time it wasn’t his younger brother and a friend at guitar, bass and mike. Seated at the drum kit, the 18-year-old from …

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