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Nine Inch Nails, Metallica, Imagine Dragons & more taking part in F-COVID charity initiative

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Nine Inch Nails, Metallica and Imagine Dragons are taking part in a new charity initiative called F-COVID.

Created by the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund charity organization in partnership with fundraising platform Fandiem and concert database Bandsintown, F-COVID seeks to raise money for musicians and music industry professionals that continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the music industry, shutting down touring, festivals, and live performances,” a press release reads. “Though we are finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, the financial damage from missing two years of touring and work is unprecedented. Sweet Relief created the F-COVID fundraising campaign to help provide immediate assistance to artists and crews who have been financially devastated by the pandemic.”

The campaign is raffling off a number of unique prizes, including a signed guitar that Nine Inch Nails smashed onstage during a 2007 concert, and VIP passes to the NIN-headlined Primavera Sound Los Angeles festival, tickets to Metallica’s upcoming sold-out show in Las Vegas, and an autographed Imagine Dragons guitar.

The more you donate to the initiative, the more entries you’ll receive in the raffle.

Other artists participating include Social Distortion, Clairo, AWOLNATION, Billy Idol, Oliver Tree, Bad Wolves, Chicago and The Zombies.

For more info, visit Fandiem.com.

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