The band pay the price for Taylor Hawkins '"overindulging" following the V2001 festival...

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS has been hospitalised after “overindulging” following the band’s Main Stage appearance at V2001 in CHELMSFORD on Sunday (August 19).

He is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

A brief statement from the band’s management gave no further details except to say that upcoming European dates including the Ilha Do Ermal festival in Portugal, shows in London and Edinburgh and a support slot with U2 at Dublin’s Slane Castle have all been cancelled.

A spokesperson for the Foo Fighters strenuously denied that Hawkins’ “overindulgence” was the result of an overdose – despite strong rumours to the contrary.

No further details on the drummer’s condition are available at present.