Gojira’s Mario Duplantier On Taylor Hawkins: “It’s Not the Initially Time a Fragile Soul Is Sacrificed On the Altar of Amusement”

Stella McDaniel

Final month, the rock earth was stunned to learn that Taylor Hawkins, drummer for unbeatable rock act Foo Fighters, had died at the age of 50. Given that then, plenty of musicians have paid out tribute to Hawkins by using their social media. Now, in footage from the crimson carpet of this year’s Grammy Awards, Gojira drummer Mario Duplantier has confronted Hawkins’ loss of life in a fairly uncomplicated method.

Speaking to the Linked Push in an interview you can see below, Duplantier claimed the following, as transcribed by Blabbermouth:

“Yeah, certainly, it influences all people, the total music neighborhood and all the followers. It is not the 1st time that a stunning soul, a fragile soul is sacrificed on the altar of leisure and rock and roll. And we are all about heading out on the road and providing anything for that, but there’s a value to spend. It is truly, genuinely, seriously challenging on the mental and the soul and the households. We depart kids powering. It’s really hard on all people. And I imagine that he’s basically a further sufferer of this matter. It’s a bit additional difficult than people can feel. The existence of a rock star is not generally simple. It’s a lot of nights on buses and remaining absent from home for a lengthy time. So, sure, it touched all of us.”

Check out the total job interview beneath, and catch Gojira at 1 of their numerous tour dates stated below:

North American Tour with Deftones:

04/18 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium [tickets]
04/20 Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre [tickets]
04/22 Las Vegas, NV – The Cosmopolitan (new demonstrate) [tickets]
04/23 Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theatre [tickets]
04/25 Denver, CO – Ball Arena [tickets]
04/28 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheatre [tickets]
04/30 Houston, TX – White Oak Songs Corridor [tickets]
05/02 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory [tickets]
05/03 San Antonio, TX – AT & T Middle [tickets]
05/06 Atlanta, GA – Cadence Lender Amphitheatre at Chastain Park [tickets]
05/07 Nashville, TN – Municipal Auditorium (new demonstrate) [tickets]
05/08 Cincinnati, OH – ICON Songs Heart (new display) [tickets]
05/10 Indianapolis, IN -TCU Amphitheater at White River Condition Park [tickets]
05/11 Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Functions Middle [tickets]
05/13 Boston, MA – Agganis Arena [tickets]
05/14 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summer time Phase [tickets]
05/15 New York Metropolis, NY – Pier 17 [tickets]
05/17 Washington DC – The Anthem [tickets]
05/18 Philadelphia, PA – The Satisfied [tickets]
05/19 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Solar Arena [tickets]
05/21 Laval, QC – Position Bell [tickets]
05/22 Toronto, ON – Echo Beach [tickets]
05/24 Detroit, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Flexibility Hill [tickets]
05/26 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom [tickets]
05/27 Chicago, IL – Huntington Lender Pavilion at Northerly Island [tickets]
05/28 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory [tickets]

European Tour

7/5 – BEL, Brussels  @ Forest Nationwide
7/6 – GER, Oberhausen @ Turbinhalle 2
7/8 – SWI, Zurich @ Komplex
7/9 – GER, Munich @ Tonhalle
7/11 – GER, Wiesbaden @ Schlachthof
7/13 – NLD, Tilburg @ 013
7/14 – NLD, Tilburg @ 013       Sold OUT
7/16 – DEN, Copenhagen @ KB Hallen * Venue Improve
7/17 – NOR, Oslo @ Spektrum
7/19 – FIN, Helsinki @ Black Box at Ice Hall  Marketed OUT
7/21 – SWE, Stockholm @ The Annex
7/23 – GER, Berlin @ Huxleys
7/25 – CZE, Prague @ Discussion board Karlin
7/26 – POL, Wroclaw @ A2
7/27 – HUN, Budapest @ Barba Negra Songs Club
7/29 – AUT, Vienna @ Gasometer * Location Update
7/30 – CRO, Zagreb @ Dom Sportova
7/31 – ITA, Milan  @ Carroponte * Location Adjust

Rescheduled Dates – 2023

2//11 – IRE, Dublin @ National Stadium Sold OUT
2/12 – N. IRE, Belfast @ Ulster Corridor
2/14 – ENG, Newcastle @ Town Hall
2/15 – SCO, Glasgow @ O2 Academy
2/17 – WAL, Cardiff @ Motorpoint Arena
2/19 – ENG, Manchester @ O2 Victoria Warehouse
2/21 – ENG, Nottingham @ Motorpoint Arena
2/22 – ENG, London @ Alexandra Palace
2/24 – FRA, Bordeaux @ Arkea Arena
2/25 – FRA, Paris @ Accor Arena
2/26 – LUX, Luxembourg @ Rockhal
2/28 – FRA, Lyon @  Halle Tony Garnier


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