Rock Legends Offer Outrage, Solidarity Following Horrific Manchester Bomb Attack
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From Ozzy To Uncle Ted, The Rock World Grieves
It’s been a little over 24 hours since a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, and as the horrors of last night began to sink in around the world – 22 dead and countless others injured, the youngest victim an 8-year-old girl named Saffie – the rock and roll community was among the first to reach out to those affected by the tragedy, heartbroken and outraged by the attack on our most vulnerable: children.
From Black Sabbath to Ted Nugent, here’s a look at some of the rock legends that took to social media in the moments and hours after the news broke:
Paul Stanley, KISS:
Manchester I am praying for you. God bless you and take care of each other now. Wonderful, wonderful people.My heart goes out to you all.
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) May 22, 2017
Manchester. My heart breaks for 22 young killed and 59 maimed. My heart breaks for parents. I am heartbroken and speechless. I pray for you
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) May 23, 2017
Our hearts go out to #Manchester, the news is absolutely devastating.
— The Zombies (@TheZombiesMusic) May 23, 2017
Joe Perry, Aerosmith:
— Joe Perry (@JoePerry) May 23, 2017
Queen send out their heartfelt condolences to all of those affected by the shocking events in Manchester late last night.
— Queen (@QueenWillRock) May 23, 2017
Brian May, Queen
Sending love to Manchester. To all our friends there and all who are grieving for their families. Shocked and sad. Bri
— Dr. Brian May (@DrBrianMay) May 23, 2017
Explosion in Manchester a cowardly nihilistic act again highlights man’s inhumanity to man. Sending thoughts to families of lost and injured
— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) May 23, 2017
What a horrific tragedy. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the attack in Manchester England. Such a… https://t.co/LSTWEtKTUL
— FOGHAT (@FOGHAT) May 23, 2017
— BlackSabbath (@BlackSabbath) May 23, 2017
The Rolling Stones:
The Rolling Stones are deeply shocked to hear of the appalling events in Manchester & send condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy.
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) May 23, 2017
The Doobie Brothers:
Our hearts go out to England tonight…
Sending love to all those affected by tonight’s tragedy.
— The Doobie Brothers (@TheDoobieBros) May 23, 2017