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Bandcamp to give profits to NAACP on Juneteenth, waive fees to support artists this Friday

Posted by on June 4, 2020

  In light of the recent killing of George Floyd and the subsequent protests, music sales platform Bandcamp has announced that they will be donating 100% of their profits to the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund on June 19, also known as Juneteenth. Juneteenth is the yearly commemoration of the end of slavery. June 19 marks […]

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Metal Community react to George Floyd’s death and protests

Posted by on June 1, 2020

    On Memorial Day (25th), the day the United States honor and mourn those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces, tragedy struck. George Floyd’s life was taken away from him in Minneapolis, Minnesota by police over a counterfeit $20, as former officer Derek Chauvin placing his knee on Floyd’s neck as […]

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#TheShowMustBePaused Music Industry set for blackout Tuesday after George Floyd’s Death

Posted by on June 1, 2020

    Metal Insider, along with many members in the music industry, including record labels, will be observing in tomorrow’s (2nd), Blackout Tuesday, following the death of George Floyd and the worldwide protests. The call for tomorrow’s blackout is for the music industry to pause operations, protesting the police violence against the black community by […]

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