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Don’t Fret Club is a positive mental health initiative helping to promote good wellbeing within the music industry and beyond. We believe in the power of podcasts and creativity to empower music fans to talk about mental health. Hosted by music journalist, Jess Hope.

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Don’t Fret Club is a positive mental health initiative helping to promote good wellbeing within the music industry and beyond. We believe in the power of podcasts and creativity to empower music fans to talk about mental health. Hosted by music journalist, Jess Hope.

    Parkway Drive - Winston McCall (recorded at Good Things Festival 2019)

    Parkway Drive - Winston McCall (recorded at Good Things Festival 2019)

    Jess Hope is joined by Parkway Drive vocalist Winston McCall ahead of the band's documentary release, 'Viva the Underdogs'. Throughout their chat, Winston explains how that underdog mentality has been a driving force for the Australian outfit, propelling them to the forefront of the heavy scene.

    A content warning, this podcast does contain conversations about mental health. If you or someone you know needs support for mental health, please speak to a professional. Lifeline Australia is 13 11 14 and a list of worldwide resources is also available at dontfret.club.

    • 14 min
    Season two trailer

    Season two trailer

    We're excited to bring you a brand new season of the Don't Fret Club podcast, recorded with the support of the Amex Music Backers Grant.

    • 44 sec
    Bugs - Connor & Brock

    Bugs - Connor & Brock

    Jess chats to Connor and Brock of Brisbane pop-rock band, Bugs. Recorded as part of a wider Don't Fret Club project, the group look at the availability of mental health support for musicians and the impact of having open conversations about such difficult topics. Connor and Brock also share their 'Don't Fret Tracks' for when they need a positive pick-me-up or in times of calm.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues discussed in this podcast, please reach out to speak to a professional for support. Lifeline Australia is 13 11 14, and a list of worldwide helplines is available at dontfret.club/support.

    • 13 min
    Beartooth - Kamron Bradbury

    Beartooth - Kamron Bradbury

    Jess chats to Beartooth guitarist Kamron Bradbury ahead of the band's visit to Australia. The pair discuss mental health in music, the impact of the band's lyrics and the power of live music. Kamron also discusses the role music has always played in his life since growing up in Columbus, Ohio.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues discussed in this podcast, please reach out to speak to a professional for support. Lifeline Australia is 13 11 14, and a list of worldwide helplines is available at dontfret.club/support.

    • 17 min
    Northlane - Marcus Bridge talks 'friendship'

    Northlane - Marcus Bridge talks 'friendship'

    Northlane vocalist Marcus Bridge returns to our podcast for a special episode on 'friendship'. Chatting to Jess while at Good Things Festival in Melbourne, Marcus looks at the importance of solid friendships within the context of music and managing mental health.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues discussed in this podcast, please reach out to speak to a professional for support. Lifeline Australia is 13 11 14, and a list of worldwide helplines is available at dontfret.club/support.

    • 13 min
    WAAX - Maz & Chris tackle ‘social anxiety’

    WAAX - Maz & Chris tackle ‘social anxiety’

    WAAX vocalist Maz and guitarist Chris join Jess Hope to discuss 'social anxiety' as part of our #ShreddingtheStigma series. The pair touch on their personal experiences while exploring how the music industry exacerbates social anxiety.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues discussed in this podcast, please reach out to speak to a professional for support. Lifeline Australia is 13 11 14, and a list of worldwide helplines is available at dontfret.club/support.

    • 11 min

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