BLAKE SHELTON, MATT SORUM AND ROCK ICONS COVER TOM PETTY’S “I WON’T BACK DOWN”


Benefit Single Celebrates Launch of Philanthropic Music + Arts Platform, GoodNoise.io

Initiative to Benefit Miraculous Love Kids Also Includes Photos by NFT Artist Elektra


LOS ANGELES - November 28, 2022 — Good news from GoodNoise. -HERE Today, the philanthropic music and arts platform, GoodNoise.io, will celebrate its launch with the premiere of an all-star cover of Tom Petty’s iconic anthem, I Won’t Back Down. The powerful track, approved by the Tom Petty Estate, features country superstar Blake Shelton on lead vocals, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit from The Eagles on guitar and bass, and Matt Sorum from Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver on drums. The new recording also spotlights Miraculous Love Kids - HERE, a nonprofit music school that has protected and educated hundreds of young women who have faced harsh violence and extreme gender discrimination in their native Afghanistan. In their young lives, they’ve experienced atrocities, been denied access to basic education and survived attacks from suicide bombings that killed family members. After the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan in the summer of 2021, core members of the group left their homeland, and underwent harrowing journeys in order to find safety and a new life in neighboring Pakistan. For these girls, music is healing, and the ability to sing and play guitar is a transformative skill.


“In I Won’t Back Down, Tom Petty so powerfully wrote, ‘You can stand me up at the gates of hell, but I won’t back down.’ The girls and I are honored to have Blake, Joe, Timothy and Matt join us in spreading this message far and wide,” says musician Lanny Cordola, who founded Miraculous Love Kids in 2015 as a 501(c)(3) organization. Proceeds from the single will help the school continue its mission of educating and empowering young people living in conflict zones and impoverished regions around the globe.


Listen to the song exclusively Here at GoodNoise.io. Inspired by Radiohead’s “give what you want” business model, fans are invited to support the project by donating $1, $5 or whatever amount they want — including nothing at all Here. To donate via USD you can do so at contact@goognoise.io The most important thing is to draw people together in the virtual space, so they can impact their local and global communities in a meaningful way.

“When you join Team GoodNoise, you’ll receive updates on drops and other important initiatives. We’d like to have a million members down the road to take on causes that impact us all,” says Sorum.


In the meantime, an exciting activation HERE has just been released in support of the Miraculous Love Kidsproject — a collaboration between GoodNoise.io, the musicians and Elektra HERE, one of today’s hottest visual artists. Elektra traveled to Pakistan and staged a special photo shoot of the girls in their adopted homeland. More details will be announced shortly on GoodNoise.io, but proceeds from this stunning NFT collection will also be allocated to the Miraculous Love Kids.


GoodNoise.io aims to become a metaverse destination for people who are passionate about music, the arts and good causes. Meshing modern-day philanthropy with cutting-edge Web3 technology, the Miraculous Love Kidsinitiative is the first of many exciting NFT projects planned for Team GoodNoise.

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GoodNoise.io is the NFT label launched by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Matt Sorum under the umbrella of STHORM.IO, a company he co-founded to bridge the gap between creators and fans, and to deliver impact to good causes. GoodNoise.io is a proud partner of ViralCure, helping support its mission of advocacy and development of Web3 tools for social impact. ViralCure is a DeSci project that generates alternative funding mechanisms for healthcare providers and researchers.

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