Last year marked the loss of one of the Foo Fighters. The band led by Dave Grohl, who have now well-surpassed Nirvana fame, lost one of its members, Taylor Hawkins, last year – quite suddenly and quite tragically. Others within the music industry still talk about it and still think about it. Gaz Coombes is one of them.
As per Hot Press, Supergrass’ reunion jaunt concluded with a slot at the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert in Wembley last September, with the late great Foo Fighters drummer having been a huge fan of the band. The trio performed a selection of Supergrass hits, while Gaz also joined Nile Rodgers on a rendition of Bowie’s ‘Modern Love’.
“We first heard that Taylor was playing ‘Lenny’ at soundchecks when he was drumming with Alanis Morrissette,” Gaz recalls.
“That was really cool to hear. As soon as we met him and the rest of the Foo Fighters, we all hit it off. We did some great tours with them over the years, over in America and also here in the UK – we did Wembley with them a while back as well, which was incredible. We’ve always had a brilliant relationship with those guys, and Taylor was always a joy to be around.