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Foo Fighters design Brompton Bikes for Live Nation coronavirus charity

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Foo Fighters are the latest ensemble to design Brompton Bikes for Live Nation's coronavirus charity Crew Nation.

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Last month, it was announced that a number of creators would be designing a pitch of one-of-a-kind Brompton Bikes in an effort to raise money for Crew Nation, a world-wide relief money to subsistence live music crews are influenced by COVID-1 9.

LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, Phoebe Bridgers and Rise Against are among those who have designed motorcycles for the generate, and now two special bikes designed by Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and bassist Nate Mendel have been unveiled by Brompton.

Hawkins' scheme is inspired by his nickname," The Hawk", and uses Brompton's tasteful Black Edition bike as a cornerstone, and incorporates a dramatic color and yellow-bellied colourway, peculiarity hawk silhouettes on the frame.

Mendel's bike acquires a design based on the Foo Fighters' recent recording,' Medicine At Midnight ', and uses a nickel breast formulate to highlight the band's logo.

Bidding is now open for all 14 motorcycles on the Greenhouse Auctions website until June 12, with 100 per cent of the members of profits going to Crew Nation.

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" For every expedition and celebration announced, there are countless road warriors still reeling from the impact of COVID-1 9 tour cancelations and closures ," said Tevis Jory, Brompton's music project result and North America sales manager." At the same time, the outdoor industry has expanded. As a label, we felt compelled to give back to an industry that was hurting ."

She continued:" We've gotten to know so many in the live music society through our stateside Band Bike Hire program, which countenances any touring crew or banding to earmark bikes free of charge for the entirety of their U.S. tour, and we wanted to find a way to support our friends after a year with a near total pause on concerts ."

Greenhouse Auctions founder Shlomi Rabi added:" Greenhouse is thrilled to be hosting this important event in which two beloved industries converge for the best possible reason: supporting such affected by the pandemic.

" As a platform committed to empowering underserved societies, we are heartened by the deeply admirable strategy that Brompton has launched to give back to the music industry, its longtime ally. In doing so, Brompton is giving the public the opportunity to not only own a superbly created vehicle patronage designed by musical legends, but the chance to provide a sustainable and safe runway for the tireless crew members in the music industry ."

Meanwhile, Foo Fighters and Rage Against The Machine have been announced as the headliners of Boston Calling 2022.

The post Foo Fighters scheme Brompton Bikes for Live Nation coronavirus benevolence appeared first on NME.

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