Motley Crue and Kiss are donating $100,000 to the Aurora Victims Relief Fund, after being moved by the indicent which left 12 people dead.
The Fund is set up to benefit the victims of the Batman movie shooting and the bands announced their donation at their concert in Denver.
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx and Kiss frontman Paul Stanley said that they hope the gesture will also encourage others to give.
A written statement from Sixx said: “Following the heartbreaking news of the senseless shootings in Colorado we wanted to do something to help the families and victims. We bonded together with our tour partners and friends Kiss to donate money, but we also hope it inspires others to do the same, no matter how big or small.”
Stanley added: “The terror these innocent victims of the Aurora massacre must have experienced and the profound loss their families now face is unimaginable. We hope that our small gesture helps inspire others to band together in compassion and financial support for all involved in this unspeakable tragedy.”
Twelve people died at the Colorado shooting and 58 people were injured.
Below: Kiss, live in London