Photographer Adam Elmakias and Bring Me The Horizon frontman Oliver Sykes have teamed up to raise money for Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker's daughter, Kenadee. All money raised will go towards her education fund. Mitch recently passed away after a motorcycle accident. You can purchase the print here, as well as other prints here that will also contribute to the fund.
Brian Southall of The Receiving End of Sirens's old band, Fordirelifesake, is playing a benefit reunion show with The Suicide Machines to help a friend who recently had a stroke. Details can be found here.
A collaborative album by Omar Rodriguez Lopez & John Frusciante is being given away for free here. Any amount paid for the album will go to benefit the "Keeping Music in Schools" program. A statement about the project can be read here.
Following up on a report yesterday, Ferret Style has announced the sale of an exclusive Poison the Well benefit shirt in helping out the band. The shirt can be pre-ordered here. The band's follow-up response can be seen in the replies.
The Olamide E. Adeyooye Scholarship Fund Benefit show has announced Quietdrive and Park to the bill alongside The Junior Varsity and June. The show will be at the Bone Student Center on Illinois State University's campus on December 2nd at 7:00 PM.
Nightmare of You have announced plans for a special benefit concert at the Landmark Theater in Port Washington, Long Island on Friday, November 3rd. All proceeds from the event will go to the Sass Foundation for Medical Research - a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting cancer. The band will be supported by Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin.
Rogue Wave hosted a benefit concert last night in San Francisco for drummer Pat Spurgeon, who is on dialysis and looking for a kidney donor. I'm posting the information below on how you can donate, and I hope some of our kindhearted readers will do so, even if it's only a few dollars. The entire staff here at Absolutepunk.net wishes Pat a speedy recovery and we hope to see the entire band on the road again soon.
Yesterdays Rising just announced they will be headlining a benefit show for their friend Steve Madigan of Dose of Adolescence who passed away due to a car accident two weeks ago. All money raised will go to Steve’s family. The show will be held tomorrow (September 30th) at the Wire in Upland, CA. Visit the bands Myspace page for all the info. If you can’t make it to the show you can send donations via Paypal to: SteveMadiganfund@yahoo.com
Bedouin Soundclash has posted a brand new song entitled "Stand Alone" on their official MySpace page. The track comes from the War Child Canada benefit compilation, entitled Help! A Day in the Life, which features various, established, Canadian artists. To hear samples of each song from the compilation, please visit this website.
There will be a benefit show for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, May 13th at Pianos in NYC. The show is 21 and over, tickets are $10, doors are at 7:00PM, and the show starts at 8:00PM. There will be acoustic sets from Anthony Green and Days Away.
Some of the first artists confirmed for the 16th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert on March 1st at New York's Carnegie Hall include Damien Rice and Sufjan Stevens. It is being organized by Phillip Glass, with more artists slated to join later. A portion of the proceeds will go to a yet-to-be-determined New Orleans hurricane relief organization aiding musicians. Tickets are on sale now, more information can be found here.
On Friday, November, 18, Gym Class Heroes will be headlining the "Rock the Wreath" benefit show in Orlando, Florida to support Toy for Tots. The event is being held on the front lawn of the University of Central Florida's Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity house. Supporting acts include Early Next Year, Boxelder, and Greyscale. Admission is $5 or the donation of a new toy. The event is all ages and open to everyone.