Musicians + Artists Share Reactions To Ongoing Attacks In Ukraine

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Early in the morning of February 24th (6AM Moscow time / 5AM in Kyiv), Russia launched an invasion against Ukraine. According to a series of live updates coming from CNN, among the many details provided, Ukrainian citizens have been taking cover in subway stations as impromptu bomb shelters; there have also be noted explosions taking place during the invasion. The Pentagon has also ordered deployment of 7,000 US troops to Europe.

In the wake of this invasion, several musicians and artists have reached out on social media, with posts stating that they are thinking of Ukraine during these times, while also shining a light on the actions taking place in the country. The following posts come from the social media accounts of these bands/artists:



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Alex Skolnick of Testament

Alicia Taylor from Cherry Bombs

Metal YouTuber Nik Nocturnal

Jinxx of Black Veil Brides

These are but a few of the artists who have spoken out on social media about the invasion taking place in Ukraine. Several news outlets are reporting updates as the conflict develops.


Words by: Michael Pementel