Dave Grohl Cries Playing My Hero in Memory of Taylor Hawkins

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Dave Grohl burst into tears while performing ‘My Hero’ in honour of late drummer Taylor Hawkins at Foo Fighters’ first concert with his replacement Josh Freese.

The Grammy-winning rockers kicked off their tour at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion on Wednesday night (24.05.23), where they welcomed their new sticksman to the band and thanked him for “saving” the group following the tragic loss of Taylor – who was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia, in March 2022, aged 50.

Speaking to the crowd, frontman Dave, 54, said: “Would you please welcome the man behind the drums Josh Freese, who has helped save the band.

“We would not be here tonight if it weren’t for Josh, so everybody give Josh a big f***ing round of applause please.”

During the emotional performance of ‘My Hero’, a hawk lit up the stage in Taylor’s memory, and Dave struggled to hold back the tears.