That is a wild assumption. Where I come from, we learn about the culture before traveling to a foreign country to study, and almost all the foreign students I have met here did the same. I can't think of one from my own experience that didn't.
Docboy-J23 writes: "In this interview with Trent Reznor, we can clearly see the effect of today's mainstream music scene on artists. In it, Reznor discusses his anger at the jacked up prices of his records, the difficult position into which it puts he and his fans, and the Alternate Reality Game associated with his new Year Zero album. Best of all, he discusses what he's going to do about it when he gets his soul back from the record companies."