Boston Marathon Bombing: Artists Respond on Twitter
At least two people were killed and 110 injured in Boston, Mass. today (April 15) when two bombs were detonated near the finish line during the running of the annual Boston Marathon.
According to CNN, Federal authorities have classified these events as a terrorist attack, and conflicting reports indicate other explosive devices have been found around the city. As the story continues to unfold on national news, musicians took to Twitter to share their shock, grief and prayers for the those hurt or affected by this senseless tragedy:
Sending out prayers to everyone in Boston and our Blue Army. Deepest sympathies to those who lost family members n those with injuries.
— Joe Perry (@JoePerry) April 16, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families, and emergency responders in Boston.
— Bruce Kulick (@brucekulick) April 15, 2013
— bretmichaels (@bretmichaels) April 15, 2013
Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and families of those killed and injured in the bombing at the Boston Marathon.#Senseless.
— Three Dog Night (@threedognight) April 15, 2013
Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Boston-David
— TOTO (@toto99com) April 15, 2013
thoughts n hearts are with you #Boston
— TOMMY LEE (@MrTommyLand) April 15, 2013
Our hearts and our thoughts are with our Boston friends and their families who have been injured or lost, and… fb.me/2eoJwYUXF
— FOGHAT (@FOGHAT) April 16, 2013
— Guns N’ Roses (@gunsnroses) April 16, 2013
Prayers&Godspeed to victims in Boston & hope the guilty are caught & severely punished
— Ted Nugent (@TedNugent) April 16, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in Boston today.
— America (@americaband) April 16, 2013
Watching the news coverage from Boston & sad for those caught up in todays tragic bombing….my heart goes out to you…
— Billy Idol (@BillyIdol) April 16, 2013
I feel terrible for all the people of Boston. On a day like today, something so evil should take place. Deepest sympathies to all affected.
— Slash (@Slash) April 16, 2013
Back in USA. Awful to return to such sad news. Thoughts & prayers to victims & families in Boston. Thoughts of death to those responsible!
— Dee Snider (@deesnider) April 16, 2013
Our thoughts are with all affected by the explosions in Boston last night.
— Original Asia (@originalasia) April 16, 2013
I send my love and healing thoughts to the people of Boston. – Roger Daltrey. #BostonMarathon
— The Who(@TheWho) April 16, 2013