Earlier this evening, an explosion took place in Manchester, UK at an Ariana Grande concert, killing at least 19 and injuring dozens more.
Many musicians from our scene and beyond have been quick to offer their thoughts and condolences on Twitter — you can read a number of their reactions below.
To read more developing updates regarding the situation, see our main article.
Billy Joe Armstrong
Pierre Bouvier, Simple Plan
Ronnie Radke, Falling In Reverse
My god, pray for the Ariana grande concert, let us hope the explosions wasn't a terrorist attack.
— RonnieRadke (@RonnieRadke) May 22, 2017
Sending endless love towards Manchester…
— The Mowgli's (@Themowglis) May 22, 2017
Hayley Williams, Paramore
— hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams) May 22, 2017
Lou Miceli Jr, Palisades
When you go to a concert, know your exits, have a plan and please have your cellphone charged. Safety is of utmost important for our fans.
— Lou Miceli Jr (@LouMiceliJr) May 22, 2017
Miles Gill, ROAM
Thoughts are with Manchester right now. Hope everyone is staying safe ❤️.
— Miles Gill (@milesgill) May 22, 2017
Tyler Carter, Issues
Omg prayers immediately going out to the U.K.! @ArianaGrande so glad you are safe, my heart is shattering for the fans and their families.
— Tyler Carter (@TylerCarter4L) May 22, 2017
Hearing mixed things but hoping deeply the blast was an accident and not intentional. Music is a safe place.
— h (@halsey) May 22, 2017
What is happening in Manchester is absolutely terrifying. Praying everyone effected has found safety and hope Ariana is okay 🙁 Jesus
— h (@halsey) May 22, 2017
Sam Carter, Architects U.K.
Manchester sending you all the love in the world right now❤️
— Samuel David Carter (@samarchitects) May 22, 2017
Eric Lambert, Blessthefall
The world shouldn't be filled with this much hate. Thoughts and prayers to anyone affected by the tragedy in Manchester ❤️
— Eric Lambert (@ericthefall) May 22, 2017
Tay Jardine, SAINTE
So terrifying. Love to Manchester.
— Tay Jardine (@SAINTEsays) May 22, 2017
Levi Benton, Miss May I
Seriously devastated about what happened at the Ariana Grande show! What is happening in the world?!?
— Levi Benton (@levibenton) May 23, 2017
Damn man such a scary thing that happened in Manchester. Horrifying. Thoughts are with the affected. ❤️
— BALLYHOO! (@ballyhoorocks) May 23, 2017
Vic Fuentes, Pierce The Veil
Sending all my love to those who died or were injured in Manchester tonight ��❤️
— Vic Fuentes (@piercethevic) May 23, 2017
Of Mice & Men
Sending our love & support to those affected by this tragedy in Manchester❤️
— Of Mice & Men (@OMandM) May 23, 2017
Jack Barakat, All Time Low
Feeling heavy for Manchester �� honestly speechless.
— Jack Barakat (@JackAllTimeLow) May 23, 2017
Alex Gaskarth, All Time Low
All my love to Manchester.
— Alexander William (@AlexAllTimeLow) May 23, 2017
Andy Biersack, Black Veil Brides/Andy Black
— Andy Biersack (@andyblack) May 23, 2017
Crown The Empire
Wow, our hearts go out to everyone affected by the explosion in Manchester.
— Papa Roach (@paparoach) May 23, 2017
I'm heartbroken over what happened in Manchester tonight.
Sending love to everyone involved. H
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) May 23, 2017
No words can describe how I feel about what happened in Manchester. I don't wanna believe that the world we live in could be so cruel.
— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) May 23, 2017
Absolutely Horrendous what happened in Manchester tonight. My thoughts are with the great people of Manchester and also Ari and her team xx
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) May 23, 2017
Manchester I'm so sorry for the lives you lost yesterday ����
— Tove Lo (@ToveLo) May 23, 2017
We are devastated by what happened in Manchester, a city we love. Our thoughts are with all those involved.
— Δ (alt-J) (@alt_J) May 23, 2017
Jake Bundrick, Mayday Parade
I'm sorry..but those were kids. It's hard to believe a group of people could be that hateful. I mean..we're talking the range of 8 year olds
— Jake Bundrick (@JakeMaydayP) May 23, 2017
#Manchester has always been so close to my heart! These are innocent vulnerable kids, this could've been any of us! I'm devastated!
— Rihanna (@rihanna) May 23, 2017