Sunday night's show was and forever will be dedicated to Taylor Hawkins (let's not talk about the Oscars right now).

If you've been listening to The Ultimate Metallica Show the last few weeks, you know I've been trying to get us all ready for Metallica's arrival to Boston on Sunday, May 29, for Boston Calling.

Of course, what this means is that we were also getting ready for Foo Fighters' arrival as they were set to headline the opening night on Friday, May 27.

With Hawkins' death, the future is obviously uncertain.

But one thing that is certain is how beloved Hawkins was and is by his peers and fans. In fact, it didn't take long for Lars Ulrich to share a beautiful tribute on his Instagram page honoring his friend, declaring wholeheartedly, "Drummers stick together."

Yes, we played two hours of Metallica last night, but every second of the rock show was in honor of Hawkins.

We hope he would have approved.

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 1

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 2

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