Matt Cameron denies reviews he plans to hitch Foo Fighters on drums

Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron has denied reviews that he’s planning to exchange Taylor Hawkins on drums with the Foo Fighters.

It comes after The Solar reported earlier this month that the sticksman and Angels & Airwaves drummer Atom Willard have been being lined up for the band’s summer time dates within the US and Canada.

A supply is claimed to have informed the tabloid: “The Foos have been working with a variety of musicians near Taylor and the band over the previous few months. Matt and Atom are entrance runners to drum on the gigs, the primary of which is in Might.

“Primarily it is going to be Matt however Atom might be on rotation with him. They’ve each been rehearsing at Studio 606, the Foos’ studio.”

However Cameron final night time (March 25) denied that he was becoming a member of the band on his Instagram Story web page.

“FYI the web rumours are false, I haven’t joined the Foos,” he wrote.

Willard is but to touch upon the hypothesis and the Foo Fighters haven’t made any official assertion.

Cameron beforehand performed with the band throughout their Taylor Hawkins tribute gig in LA final 12 months alongside Pat Smear, Kim Thayil and The Fairly Reckless’ Taylor Momsen.

Foo Fighters are resulting from make their dwell return this 12 months with a run of US headline exhibits and summer time pageant appearances together with Boston Calling, Sonic Temple, Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park, and Bonnaroo.

The band confirmed on New 12 months’s Eve 2022 that they might be persevering with to tour with out Hawkins.

“With out Taylor, we by no means would have turn out to be the band that we have been – and with out Taylor, we all know that we’re going to be a unique band going ahead,” a press release on social media learn.

In the meantime, a group of 100 drummers carried out Foo Fighters’ ‘My Hero’ in tribute to Hawkins earlier this week forward of the anniversary of the late drummer’s demise yesterday (March 25). Hawkins was discovered useless in a lodge room in Bogota, Colombia aged 50.


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