Take Five: Nic Pettersen of Northlane's Top Five Charities To Donate To

Written by Clodagh Mangan on 20th March, 2024
Take Five: Nic Pettersen of Northlane's Top Five Charities To Donate To

Sydney heavy metal band Northlane have been prominent in the progressive metalcore scene since 2009. The bands fusion of intricate rhythms and thought-provoking lyrics, as well as lead singer Marc Bridge's metal guttural screams, have garnered their devoted fans. We are stoked to sit down with Northlane's hard hitting drummer, Nic Pettersen. Known for his technical prowess and powerful and high energy live performances, Nic is the anchor of Northlane. Check out Nic's top five charities to donate to in Australia below!

Keen to see Northlane live? Catch them at BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival on Sat 18 May in Darwin!

Words by Nic Pettersen

The world is a crazy place, and everything living within it faces constant pressures and daily challenges. With a few dollars you can help others to live and thrive.

Beyond Blue

In Australia, around 1 in 2 people will struggle with their mental health during their lifetime. Beyond Blue has been helping Australians, both individuals and families to find support, mental health information and hope for over 20 years.

Our Watch

The national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. 'Our Watch' is a non-for-profit organisation aiming to embed gender equality and prevent violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise.

The McGrath Foundation

The McGrath Foundation raises money to fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities right across Australia, helping individuals and their families experiencing breast cancer by providing physical, psychological and emotional support, for free. While over 127,000 families have been supported since 2005, more nurses are needed to meet the growing rate of breast cancer diagnosis in Australia.

Bush Heritage Australia

A non-for-profit conservation organisation that protects ecosystems and wildlife across Australia. They work closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to conserve our continent, protecting threatened ecosystems and 7735 species of plants and animals including hundreds of threatened species.

Animals Australia

Australia's leading animal protection organisation, thriving to raise awareness and shine light on animal cruelty and illuminate the pathway to a kinder world for all.