Taylor Hawkins

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Taylor Hawkins
Hawkins with Foo Fighters in 2012
Background information
Birth nameOliver Taylor Hawkins
Born (1972-02-17) February 17, 1972 (age 49)
Fort Worth, Texas, US
OriginLaguna Beach, California, US
GenresAlternative rock, punk rock, post-grunge, alternative metal, progressive rock
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter
InstrumentsDrums, percussions, piano, vocals, guitar
Years active1994–present
Associated actsFoo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, Coheed and Cambria, Alanis Morissette, Eddie Fisher, Anyone, Slash, Eagles of Death Metal, Chevy Metal, Vasco Rossi, The Birds of Satan

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 as well as the drummer in a progressive experimental band called Sylvia.[1][2] In 2004, Hawkins formed his own side project, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, in which he plays drums and sings.[3] He was voted "Best Rock Drummer" in 2005 by the UK drumming magazine Rhythm.[4]

Discography[change | change source]

Foo Fighters[change | change source]

Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders[change | change source]

The Birds of Satan[change | change source]

Coheed and Cambria[change | change source]

Solo[change | change source]

  • KOTA (EP) (2016)[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Taylor Hawkins Recalls First Meeting Alanis Morissette & Watching Her Become an 'Amazing Frontperson'". Billboard. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  2. Young, Simon. "Taylor Hawkins: "I Used To Do A Lot Of Fucking Drugs… I Believed The Bullshit Myth Of Live Fast And Die Young"". Kerrang. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  3. Hawkins, Taylor. "How The Coattail Riders Came To Be". Archived from the original on May 27, 2008. Retrieved July 7, 2008.
  4. "Best Rock Drummer - Rhythm Readers Poll 2005". Foo Archive. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  5. Blistein, Jon (November 1, 2016). "Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins Preps Debut LP 'KOTA'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved November 1, 2016.