July 28, 2021

Metal Against Coronavirus: from Catalonia to the world to combat COVID-19

Metal Against Coronavirus is a non-profit initiative that aims to help fight COVID-19 through heavy metal. In order to raise funds for this cause through the sale of compilation albums, Jordi Creus of the Catalans Panic Al Fear and Kike Valderrama Y Chalo Restrepo de Sol De Sangre and Headcrusher have set out to recruit great artists from all over the planet.

Thus, first swords like the drummer of Megadeth Dirk Verbeuren, el exManowar y The Dictators Ross The Boss, Jeff Becerra (Possessed), Karl Willetts (Bolt Thrower, Memoriam), James Murphy (Death, Obituary, Testament) or producers of the stature of Tony Lindgren (Fascination Street Studios) have already announced their collaboration.

But Metal Against Coronavirus does not intend to be restrictive with its signings, rather the opposite … This project seeks the interrelation between bands to create unique songs, and it does not matter what their status is on the scene. Any group, photographer, illustrator, technician, producer or medium that wishes to contribute their bit is welcome.

All the money raised will go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund of the United Nations Foundation for the World Health Organization, and RockZone can already preview one of the covers that one of these digital compilations will have.

Created by the mythical Joe Petagno (Motörhead, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Hawkind), its somber tone symbolizes “The pain and suffering that this pandemic has caused throughout the world”. Another cover created by the master Matt Cavotta (Autopsy) is on its way!

If you want to join the cause, help in any way or know the bases to contribute your song, do not hesitate to write here: info@metalagainstcoronavirus.com