Oliver Taylor Hawkins (born February 17, 1972) is an American musician, best known as the drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters. Prior to joining the band in 1997, he was the touring drummer for Alanis Morissette on her Jagged Little Pill and Can't Not Tour, as well as the...Wikipedia
Born: 17th February, 1972, Fort Worth, Texas
Height: 5' 11" (180 cm)
Claim to Fame: Drummer for Alanis Morissette & the Foo Fighters
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Foo Fighters + Slipknot to Headline Germany’s 2015 Rock Am Ring + Rock Im Park Festivals
by Chad Childers October 3, 2014 1:32 PM
Germany’s Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park festivals have been two of the top European rock gatherings for decades and you can bet there’s something special in store for the 30th anniversary of Rock Am Ring and the 20th anniversary of Rock Im Park. Organizers have just announced the first batch of bands that will play both festivals, with Foo Fighters, Slipknot and German punk legends Die Toten Hosen scheduled to headline... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 months ago
DAVE GROHL To Host HBO Documentary Series
May 15, 2014
FOO FIGHTERS have confirmed that the making of their upcoming eighth album — due out this fall on Roswell/RCA — will be accompanied by an as yet untitled HBO series documenting the eight-city odyssey during which the record was created.
In the series, directed by FOO FIGHTERS founder Dave Grohl, the FOO FIGHTERS tap into the musical heritage and cultural fabric of eight cities — Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington, DC and New York — basing... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 7 months ago
Nikki Sixx Shares Desire for Taylor Hawkins to Play on Sixx: A.M. Album
by Chad Childers
April 12, 2013 5:27 PM
One of the things that’s limited Sixx: A.M. somewhat in the past is their lack of a drummer, but Nikki Sixx has discussed his desire to make the band more of a priority in the future and that would presumably include finding a drummer to help them out. In a recent tweet, Sixx revealed the musician that’s on the top of his wish list, shouting out the Foo Fighters‘ Taylor Hawkins.
It should be noted that Sixx’s comments are more... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
06/07/2012 Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic Announced as Keynote Speaker for CBGB Festival by: Tree Riddle Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has been announced as the keynote speaker for the upcoming CBGB festival that is set to take place this July in New York City. CBGB was one of the most legendary venues in the history of rock prior to closing its doors for good in 2009. Just a few years later, the club is being celebrated in a number of ways. One being the upcoming CBGB festival, which goes down July 5-8 at various venues in New York City and Brooklyn,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago
It`s a rock band baby boom!
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and his wife, Alison, are expecting their second child, he tells PEOPLE.
"I have one on the way!" Hawkins, 36, said last weekend at Clive Davis and the Recording Academy`s Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, while pointing to his wife`s growing belly.
The baby will join the couple`s 18-month-old son, Oliver Shane.
Hawkins`s band mate, Dave Grohl, is also becoming a father for a second time. The Foo Fighters frontman, 40, whose daughter, Violet Maye, turns 3 in April, announced in October that... Read More
Posted by oh_dear 5 years ago
We told everybody we`re gonna do some acoustic touring, so I guess we`d better. Instead of going out there and sweating my butt off every night, I`ll be playing with my brushes quietly and stuff. I think it`ll be good for us, though, as musicians, to go out and explore that dynamic.
We`re going to start rehearsing very soon.