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The Killers Share Updated Version of 'Land of the Free' With Lyrics Referencing George Floyd

The Killers have shared an updated version of their single “Land of the Free,” with new lyrics about the death of George Floyd. The song was originally released last year, but now comes with renewed urgency.
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Why Pearl Jam Released the Uncensored Version of 'Jeremy' Video, 28 Years Later

Pearl Jam has lent their hand in support of National Wear Orange Day with the release of a new shirt with all proceeds going towards supporting organizations that work to prevent gun violence along with the original uncensored “Jeremy” music video.
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Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, and Gary Clark Jr. Lined Up for 'A Night for Austin' Benefit

Willie Nelson and Paul Simon are joining forces to host a star-studded livestream concert supporting the city of Austin. Fittingly dubbed “A Night for Austin”, the evening of music is set to take place on June 10 at 8PM CT.
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Pearl Jam: 'We Do Not Want to Contribute to White Voices Overtaking the Narrative'

“Pearl Jam was started with a love for music and social justice,” the grunge rockers write in a Facebook post. “Our organization has been reflecting on where unconscious racism is still showing up in our own lives and how we can do better.”
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Summerfest 2020 Officially Canceled Due to COVID-19

This announcement comes after the festival was previously rescheduled to September, from its original dates in June 2020. This is the first time the festival has been canceled in its 53-year history.
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Katy Perry, Foo Fighters, and More Honor 'BlackOut Tuesday'

The music industry is taking a stand, or rather a pause in order to observe and support “BlackOut Tuesday” part of the #TheShowMustBePaused initiative calling for “a day to take a beat for an honest, reflective and productive conversation…”
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What Is 'BlackOut Tuesday' and How to Participate and Show Solidarity

The initiative was organized by Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang in response to the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other African American citizens by police.
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Here's What You'll Find at the 2020 Edition of 'Record Store Day'

As the uncertainty of returning back to normal shopping habits are still up in the air, Record Store Day has announced a trio of dates that will see some new and rare releases hit virtual shelves for music fans to scoop up.
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What They're Saying: Billie Eilish, Tim McGraw, and More Speak Out About the Death of George Floyd

From sending out calls for justice, messages of solidarity to peaceful protestors, and expressing support for the black community, musicians are using their platform to speak out.
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Dropkick Murphys and Bruce Springsteen Rock an Empty Fenway Park With Historic Show

It marked the first concert a band has played in the infield dirt of the famed Boston ballpark and it was the first musical performance without an audience at any major US stadium or arena.
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