Musicians react to tragedy at Manchester concert

May 22, 2017
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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

Read More: 22 dead, 59 injured following explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK – UPDATED

Billy Joe Armstrong


I'm shocked and so sad about this horrific tragedy. my heart and soul go out to everyone effected.. especially the city of Manchester.

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Pierre Bouvier, Simple Plan

Ronnie Radke, Falling In Reverse

The Mowgli’s

Hayley Williams, Paramore

Lou Miceli Jr, Palisades

Miles Gill, ROAM

Tyler Carter, Issues


Sam Carter, Architects U.K.

Eric Lambert, Blessthefall

Tay Jardine, SAINTE

Levi Benton, Miss May I


Vic Fuentes, Pierce The Veil

Read more: The 1975’s Matty Healy on the Manchester attack: “I’m f*cking pissed off”

Of Mice & Men

Jack Barakat, All Time Low

Alex Gaskarth, All Time Low

Andy Biersack, Black Veil Brides/Andy Black

Crown The Empire

Papa Roach

Harry Styles

Bruno Mars

Niall Horan

Tove Lo


Jake Bundrick, Mayday Parade


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