Over at the Foo Fighters camp it must have been a tough day yesterday hearing the news that Neil Peart had passed away earlier this week. The whole music world was reeling, and we’ve been fans of the Foos for a while and knew they were huge fans of Peart, just like us. Just heart-breaking news all around.
They shared a note as a tribute to his greatness on their socials, which you can read below. It’s pretty clear Hawkins was at a loss for words, but Grohl has a bit more to say and adds some context and reminds fans that “2112” basically changed his life and move him deeper into the drums.