To him, dad was not so extraordinary a hero.
The son of late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins carried out onstage in reminiscence of his father Saturday night time.
Sixteen-year-old Oliver Shane Hawkins performed drums on “My Hero” on the “Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert.” in London.
Photos of father and son have been displayed on screens for the stadium to see because the music started, revealing the teenager behind the drumset.
Musicians from around the globe gathered in help of Hawkins, with numerous artists taking part in songs from Foo Fighters’ huge catalog.
Some musicians who joined the tribute have been Blink-182’s Travis Barker, The Darkness’ Rufus Tiger Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl’s daughter Violet.
The tribute opened with former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher performing his band’s “Rock ‘n’ Roll Star” and “Stay Ceaselessly,” backed by the Foo Fighters with Grohl on drums, Pat Smear and Chris Shiflett on guitar and Nate Mendel on bass.
Later, Grohl was seen breaking into tears because the singer carried out “Instances Like These.”
Hawkins died in Bogota, Colombia, on March 25 as a consequence of a cardiovascular collapse on the age of fifty.
He left behind his spouse Alison Hawkins and three kids — Oliver Shane, Annabelle Hawkins, 13, and 8-year-old Everleigh Hawkins.