Inside Taylor Hawkins’ drug & OD battle

TAYLOR Hawkins openly discussed his drug and overdose struggles years before his shocking death at age 50.

The Foo Fighters drummer's "untimely" passing was announced by the band on Friday, March 25, though a cause of death has not yet been revealed.

Back in 2001, Hawkins overdosed on heroin and landed in a weeks-long coma - just four years after joining the Foo Fighters.

In a 2021 interview with Kerrang! Hawkins shared the harrowing details of that experience

He told the publication: “Everyone has their own path and I took it too far.

Back in 2018, Hawkins admitted that he had been honest and upfront with his two children, Oliver and Annabelle, about the overdose.

In the 2021 Kerrang! interview, Hawkins revealed how mountain biking had helped him move forward.

Hawkins recorded another album, One by One, with the Foo Fighters in the months following his overdose. The album was released in 2002