How Foo Fighters paid VMAs homage to late Stones drummer Charlie Watts

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As the former drummer of Nirvana, it's only fitting that Foo frontman Dave Grohl's crew paid subtle tribute to Rolling Stones skinman Charlie Watts with a handwritten message on Taylor …
The Foo Fighters paid subtle homage to one of their rock forefathers during the band's performance Sunday at the 2021 MTV VMAs at Brooklyn's Barclay's Center.

As the former drummer of Nirvana, it's only fitting that Foo frontman Dave Grohl's crew paid some form of tribute to Rolling Stones skinman Charlie Watts with a handwritten message on Taylor Hawkins drum kit: "Charlie R.I.P."

Watts, the rock legend who pounded out the badass bottom line on classics such as "Sympathy for the Devil" and "Gimme Shelter," died "peacefully" at 80 in the UK on Aug. 24.

The Foo's tribute to Watts was a non-verbal one — but it didn't go unnoticed by fans on Twitter.

One fan declared the band a "class act" for pulling…
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