"We will never truly understand the depth & magnitude of the pain black people have had to endure for years, but we hope we can use our voice and this platform to show our support & solidarity," wrote Canadian pop-punks Simple Plan. "More importantly, we are here to listen & learn how we can do better."
"I was beat up by a group of cops when I was 14 years old," said Against Me! leader Laura Jane Grace. "They stepped on my head and put a knee in my back then hogtied me. Carried me around like a suitcase. I know the only reason I’m alive is because of my white privilege."
Understandably, artists from every spectrum of the rock genre have weighed in on the situation, sharing their personal experiences, demanding justice, showing solidarity to all those affected, and embracing the fact that there's even more work still to be done. Read a selection of those thoughts below, and donate to George Floyd's GoFundMe to cover funeral and burial costs, The Minnesota Freedom Fund, Reclaim The Block, Black Lives Matter or any of these black-led organisations to help do your part.