February 3rd, 2014

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler joined Pearl Jam onstage at Perth’s Big Day Out yesterday to close out the show (and the BDO festival tour) with “Rockin’ in the Free World.”

August 1st, 2013
[Big Day Out promoter Ken] West said he was keen to recoup a $200 phone bill wracked up by Mudhoney frontman Mark Arm who ‘borrowed’ the promoter’s mobile phone ‘brick’ during the 1993 Big Day Out.
from a Sydney Telegraph report on the 2014 Big Day Out lineup
January 23rd, 2012
Sounds like there’s children playing music there, retarded children, retarded as in held back. There’s no other word for it.
Chris Cornell, referring to the Kanye West soundcheck that interrupted Soundgarden’s Big Day Out set Sunday
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Official Tumblr for Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine book of the year. (Now in paperback; purchase info here.) The blog is run by the author, freelance writer/editor Mark Yarm; he is of no relation to Mark Arm of Mudhoney.