A rock icon has been lost to the world.

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor HawkinsThe band posted a statement saying that Taylor Hawkins, who was 50 years old, had died. “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” read a note posted on their Instagram in the evening of March 25. He will be missed by all who were able to share his musical talent and unbridled laughter with the rest of us. His wife and children are in our thoughts and prayers. We ask for privacy during this very difficult time. 

The Grammy winning band—including Dave GrohlPat Smear, Nate Mendel, Chris ShiflettAnd Rami Jaffee—is currently on tour in South America. Festival Estero Picnic posted March 25 that Foo Fighters would not perform tonight due to “very serious medical condition”. They also cancelled the remainder of their South American tour. The band is scheduled to perform at the 2022 Grammys April 3, but any changes have not yet be announced.