Protest

RATM's Tom Morello and Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Debut Protest Song 'Stand Up'

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello and Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds have teamed up with electronic producer The Bloody Beetroots and trans artist/activist Shea Diamond to unleash a new protest song titled “Stand Up.”
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Black Sabbath Offer 'Black Lives Matter' Tees In Band's Iconic Logo Supporting Movement

The black tees with the band’s iconic font in purple reads, “Black Lives Matter” and can be pre-ordered now. 100% of the proceeds are being donated to Black Lives Matter.
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Billie Eilish, Justin Timberlake Demand Justice for Rayshard Brooks: 'Black People in America Are Not Safe'

Over the weekend, a fresh set of protests took shape surrounding the death of Rayshard Brooks on June 12th, a 27-year-old black man shot in the back and killed by police at a Wendy’s drive-through in Atlanta, GA.
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Fans Want the City of Richmond to Replace Robert E. Lee Statue With GWAR Frontman

The “scumdogs” of Richmond, VA are calling for a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond to be replaced with one of late GWAR frontman(?) Oderus Urungus.
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New York Repeals Police Secrecy Law After Letter Signed by Rihanna, Billie Eilish, and More

New York State lawmakers have decided to pass a bill to repeal statute 50-A, which keeps police officers’ disciplinary and personnel records private, following an open letter signed by hundreds in the entertainment industry.
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Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Schools Commenter on His Political Experience

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello shared an oldie but goodie from his Instagram, showing an interaction with a commenter who called him out for being just “another successful musician instantly [becoming] a political expert.”
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Dallas County Continues Curfew, Expands Boundaries in Wake of Protests

The City of Dallas has extended the areas covered by a curfew that was enacted last weekend. The mayor and police chief announced the curfew Sunday. See the details.
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Reunion Tower in Dallas Goes Dark for Second Time in Its 42-Year History

An iconic Dallas landmark went dark as part of Black Out Tuesday. In a tweet, representatives for Reunion tower said quote “The time is now to engage with compassion, patience and understanding.”
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Doctors Waiting to See Impact of Gatherings on COVID-19 Infections

Amidst a weekend of national unrest, doctors are hoping that people do not forget about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Joseph Chow, Medical Director of Western New York Immediate Care, speaks of the ramifications of protests on coronavirus rates.
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Music Industry Plans to Pause to 'Disconnect From Work and Reconnect' with Community

Using the hashtag #TheShowMustBePaused, labels and other industry services are planning a media blackout on Tuesday, June 2nd, and call for “a day to disconnect from work and reconnect with our community.”
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