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A source is said to have told the tabloid: “The Foos have been working with a number of musicians close to Taylor and the band over the past few months. Matt and Atom are front runners to drum at the gigs, the first of which is in May.
“Primarily it will be Matt but Atom will be on rotation with him. They have both been rehearsing at Studio 606, the Foos’ studio.”
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But Cameron last night (March 25) denied that he was joining the band on his Instagram Story page.
“FYI the internet rumours are false, I haven’t joined the Foos,” he wrote.
Willard is yet to comment on the speculation and the Foo Fighters haven’t made any official statement.
Foo Fighters are due to make their live return this year with a run of US headline shows and summer festival appearances including Boston Calling, Sonic Temple, Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park, and Bonnaroo.
“Without Taylor, we never would have become the band that we were – and without Taylor, we know that we’re going to be a different band going forward,” a statement on social media read.
Meanwhile, a group of 100 drummers performed Foo Fighters’ ‘My Hero’ in tribute to Hawkins earlier this week ahead of the anniversary of the late drummer’s death yesterday (March 25). Hawkins was found dead in a hotel room in Bogota, Colombia aged 50.