The National, Kurt Vile Contribute To Australia Bushfire Benefit Comp

The Australian bushfire crisis has been devastating, leaving the kind of damage that a lot of people will have to step in and help fix. Benefits and fundraisers have already been going on, with plenty of musicians rallying for the cause when appropriate. There have been concerts and calls for relief donations, and now there’s […]

Universal Confirms That Nirvana, Beck, Soundgarden, Slayer, More Masters Were Damaged Or Destroyed In 2008 Fire

Last year, in a massive feature, the New York Times reported on a massive musical-history loss that had been kept largely secret. In 2008, a massive fire at the Universal Studios Florida lot raged through and devastated a warehouse where Universal Music Group had been keeping decades’ worth of master recordings. Many thousands … More […]

113 animal species need urgent help after Australia’s bushfires

113 animal species need an “emergency intervention” to help support their recovery after they lost at least 30% of their habitat to Australia’s bushfires — and many lost substantially more than that. Details: That’s according to a report released by Australia’s Environment Department, which consulted a panel of experts to identify species in need of […]

Pup starts fire

The owner of two dogs installed a camera to keep an eye on their new companions. But it instead solved the mystery of why the Los Alamos-area home ended up on fire: 9-month-old Kahuna knocked over a bunch of clothes that caught fire. The suspicious-looking iron wasn’t on, reports the Los Alamos Daily Post. An […]

Australia wildfires: Canberra declares state of emergency as massive blaze threatens capital

‘Conditions are now very dangerous and the fire may pose a threat to all lives directly in its path,’ say emergency services Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/australia-wildfires-canberra-bushfires-state-of-emergency-latest-a9310631.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Kate Ng

Australia wildfires: Koala pictured 'grieving' over dead friend

‘We are finding them sitting on the ground totally shut down – all too often with other corpses nearby,’ rescuer says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/australia-wildfires-koala-picture-grieving-friend-a9289581.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Kate Ng

Queen, k.d. lang, Alice Cooper, & More Performing At Australian Bushfire Relief Concert

A benefit concert for Australian bushfire relief will take place at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium next month on 2/16. The first round of artists performing has been revealed, as 7 News reports, and they include Queen + Adam Lambert, k.d. lang, Alice Cooper, Olivia Newton-John, Daryl Braithwaite, John Farnham, and more, with some still … More […]

Australia wildfires: Carrots and sweet potatoes airdropped to wallabies in fire-ravaged region

‘Operation Rock Wallaby’ helps feed animals as blazes rage in New South Wales Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/australia-wildfires-bushfires-wallabies-carrots-sweet-potatoes-helicopter-a9280571.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Zoe Tidman