The 80’s: Watch 15 Year Old Taylor Hawkins Play Drums Like An Animal

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In a New Video Hawkins Is Seen Playing a ‘Van Halen’ Song with His School Band, and Nailing It Like a Pro

Ten years before Drummer Taylor Hawkins joined the Foo Fighters and together with Dave Grohl and other band members making it the No.1 Rock band in the World – Hawkins was just a kid at high school, dreaming of becoming a Rock star.

In a new video that surfaced online, 15 year old Hawkins is seen with his High School band playing ‘Panama’ by Van Halen. What could be considered as a difficult tune for a 15 year old, doesn’t seem to matter for Hawkins. According to ‘Consequence Of Sound’, “The video was filmed in 1987 at Laguna Beach High School’s, ‘Battle of the Bands’.  Watch.