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Matthew Ryan, who is set to release his newest album, Boxers, in the upcoming months, has announced a special single release to come out on Wednesday, February 26th.  “An Anthem For The Broken” is for a very worthy cause; it is to help aid/benefit Ryan’s dear friend John Anderson, who is in a cruel battle with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), most commonly referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”.  This nightmare disease is a heart breaker and the toll is heavy for the victims and their families.  Mr. Ryan has stated that the single will be available for purchase at the “minimum of $1 (with the option to pay more). Every dollar, minus the small distribution fees that Bandcamp automatically extracts, will go directly to John and Amanda Anderson to help lighten their load.”

http://www.matthewryanonline.com/

http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html