On March 25th, the music world was shocked by the unexpected death of Taylor Hawkins, the drummer of the Foo Fighters. The 50-year-old musician was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Bogota, Colombia, where his band was scheduled to perform in the evening.
The circumstances surrounding Hawkins’ death remain vague. However, forensic investigators quickly concluded that the rocker suffered a “cardiovascular collapse after ingesting a cocktail of drugs composed of heroin mixed with antidepressants and benzodiazepines (aka benzos)”. Medics also detected dilated cardiomyopathy, a medical condition in which the heart muscle becomes weakened and enlarged. Reports indicate that his heart weighed double that of most men his age.
In the hours prior to his death, Hawkins complained...Full review >>