After revealing his new tattoo as a tribute to Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters bandmate at Glastonbury this weekend, he left his followers feeling emotional.
Grohl, 53, made a shock look on the Somerset music competition on Saturday night time, joining Sir Paul McCartney on stage because the Beatles legend headlined the occasion’s second day.
It was the previous Nirvana star’s first public look since Hawkins died suddenly at the age of 50 in March whereas Foo Fighters have been on tour in Colombia.
As he rocked out alongside Sir Paul, 80, viewers observed Grohl was sporting a big ‘T’ on the again of his proper hand, showing to be a tribute to his late good friend and bandmate. Grohl was able to point out the tattoo while Sir Paul was hugging Bruce Springsteen at one stage.
It’s not identified if it’s an actual tattoo or just a brief tribute as Grohl made his return to the stage.
Grohl’s touching tribute to Hawkins left followers emotional, with one tweeting: ‘Dave Grohl pointing to the Taylor Hawkins tribute tattoo on his hand on the finish of the #PaulMcCartney set practically rattling completed me off. RIP Hawk.’
One other mentioned: ‘Pretty second at finish of #PaulMcCartney set when #DaveGrohl pointed to his hand and confirmed a T tattoo for deeply missed #TaylorHawkins.’
Sir Paul launched Grohl to the stage, telling the viewers: ‘I’ve obtained somewhat shock for you. My good friend from the west coast of America, Dave Grohl.’
Nevertheless, the Foo Fighters frontman revealed it hadn’t been a clean journey to Glasto, explaining: ‘Properly I began on Wednesday, then the flight obtained cancelled, again to the airport Thursday after which the flight obtained cancelled, however I swear I’d by no means miss being on stage with you proper now.’
The couple entertained the viewers with a medley with Band On The Run. This was before Springsteen arrived to take his guest spot.
Grohl, the Foo Fighters and Roger Taylor will both be returning to the stage within a few months to present a variety of tribute concert events to Hawkins at Wembley Stadium (London) and the Kia Discussion board (Los Angeles). Roger Taylor, Dave Chappelle and Liam Gallagher will be among the special friends.