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Ac/dc Top Aussie Album Poll

AC DC's BACK IN BLACK has topped a new poll to find Australia's most influential album. The heavy rock epic beat The Bee Gees' Saturday Night Fever in the new countdown, compiled by GQ magazine....

Ac/dc Boycott Itunes

Rockers AC DC are refusing to sell their music through internet download service iTunes, because they fear fans will only purchase "a few tracks". The band wants fans to purchase their music as a whole...

Ac/dc Dates Sells Out In Record Time

AC/DC's 'Black Ice' tour has sold out in record time! Demand has been so great for tickets the band added extra dates which also sold out in minutes. The tour is to support their new...

Ac/dc Gigs A Hot Ticket

Fans of AC DC have prompted the Aussie rockers to add new shows in America after selling out a string of November and December (08) concerts in record time. The Vancouver, Canada opening night of...

Ac/dc Sell Out

AC DC's Vancouver, British Columbia concert on 28 November (08) has sold out in just four minutes. The show at General Motors Place marks the first concert on the Aussie group's much-anticipated North American tour....

Metallica Desperate For New Bands

Rockers METALLICA are desperate for an upcoming band to "steal their thunder" and knock them off the top of the charts. The band topped the U.K album charts this week (begs15Sep08) with their new LP...

The Wiggles Beat Kylie In Aussie Rich List

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE has been named the second richest Australian entertainer - beating Hollywood stars RUSSELL CROWE, HUGH JACKMAN and CATE BLANCHETT, but losing to kids TV moguls THE WIGGLES. The tots' sensations have...

Osbourne To Be Honoured At Rock Awards

Legendary rocker OZZY OSBOURNE will be presented with the Living Legend award at this year's (08) Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards. The former Black Sabbath frontman was confirmed as the winner of the award...

Wilson Slams 'Girly' Rockers

Actor RAINN WILSON has blasted legendary rockers BLACK SABBATH and LED ZEPPELIN for wearing make-up and women's clothes - branding them too girly. The Office star portrays a washed-up drummer given a second chance at...

Former Ac/dc Singer Fires Off At Book Author

AC DC's original frontman has taken aim at the author of the band's lauded biography HIGHWAY TO HELL over the way he has been written out of the group. Dave Evans has dismissed Clinton Walker's...

Dion Tops Worst Rendition List

Canadian singer CELINE DION's has received an undesirable accolade - she is responsible for the worst cover song in history. The My Heart Will Go On diva's cover of heavy rockers AC DC's track You...

Kid Rock Boycotts Itunes

KID ROCK is refusing to put his albums on internet music store iTunes - because he is not paid enough to do so. The rocker has accused executives at owners Apple of not paying musicians...

Ac/dc Set For Wal-mart Lp Release

Australian rockers AC DC have signed a deal with U.S. store Wal-Mart to exclusively release their forthcoming studio album through the retail giant. The band are set to release the as-yet-unnamed LP, their first in...

Elvis Still The Tops For Autograph Hunters

ELVIS PRESLEY's autograph is still a top scribble, according to Autograph Magazine's annual list of rock 'n' roll signatures. At prices of up to $25,000 (GBP12,500), the King's autograph is still a hot item to...

Deicide Tops Prisoner List

Death metal band DEICIDE have topped a new list of bands whose music is played to military prisoners in Iraq. The Florida group finished ahead of AC DC, Eminem and Metallica on the list, compiled...

Scott Remembered With Statue Honour

Tragic AC DC rocker BON SCOTT has been honoured in his native Perth, Australia with a life-size bronze statue. The memorial was unveiled as part of a tribute rock festival in suburb Claremont on Sunday...

Ac/dc Return To The Studio After Eight Years

Australian rockers AC DC are preparing to end an eight year chart absence by heading back to the studio to record a new album. The band has released a variety of re-mastered LPs over the...

Wilson Signs Up As Camp Counsellor

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has been recruited as Los Angeles' Rock + Roll Fantasy Camp's first 'counsellor'. The Good Vibrations hitmaker will offer wannabe rockers career advice during the 10th annual camp next...

Quo Stars Get Ready To Party Again

STATUS QUO co-founders JOHN COGHLAN and ALAN LANCASTER are to reform side project THE PARTY BOYS to honour late AC DC frontman BON SCOTT when the Aussie rocker's new statue is unveiled. The Party Boys...

Evans Goes Public With 1973 Ac/dc Split

Original AC DC frontman DAVE EVANS was kicked out of the band because he was too popular with female fans. Evans has opened up to website Blasting-Zone.com, exploding myths surrounding his departure from the Thunderstruck...

Silverchair Make Aria Award History

Rockers SILVERCHAIR have made history after triumphing with five gongs at the 2007 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards - making them the most successful ARIA winners of all time. The band was honoured with...

Ac/dc Take Over Porn Site

Rockers AC DC have persuaded a porn website to drop their name after fans keen to get information about the group found themselves looking at dirty deeds. ACDC.com has been specialising in porn for years,...

Lemmy: 'Rock 'N' Roll Will Never Die'

MOTORHEAD frontman LEMMY has dismissed speculation rock music is becoming increasingly irrelevant - insisting the genre will never die. The Ace Of Spades veteran admits he gets irritable when people suggest otherwise. He tells website...

Piven Joins Metal Skool On Drums

Tribute group METAL SKOOL amazed fans midway through their weekly Hollywood concert on Monday (01Oct07) - when they pulled ENTOURAGE actor JEREMY PIVEN out of the audience to play drums. The band spotted Piven in...

Jessie's Girl Is Top U.s. Karaoke Tune

RICK SPRINGFIELD's 1981 hit JESSIE'S GIRL has topped a new list of favourite karaoke tunes. Rock bible Rolling Stone asked readers to vote on the songs that get them up onstage in karaoke bars -...

The Wiggles Top Rich List

Children's TV favourites THE WIGGLES have beaten silver screen stars NICOLE KIDMAN and HUGH JACKMAN to the top of Australia's rich list for entertainers for the second consecutive year. The four-man group stormed to first...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Entwistle At Charity Show

AC DC stars BRIAN JOHNSON and CLIFF WILLIAMS joined late rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE's longtime drummer STEVE LUONGO to honour the dead THE WHO star in Atlantic City, New Jersey last week (12Jul07). Johnson and Williams...

Freddie Mercury Gets Sculpted

Tragic QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been turned into a resin sculpture as part of a new collection of heavy rock musicians such as Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, AC DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm...

Aussie Actor Names Bon Scott As Dad

Australian actor ALEX O'LOUGHLIN has revealed he's the son of late AC DC frontman BON SCOTT. The rocker is believed to have fathered a number of love children during the height of his fame in...

Scott Fans Raise Twice As Much For Statue

AC DC fans have stunned the organisers of a charity concert held to raise funds for a statue tribute to late singer BON SCOTT by raising $150,000 (GBP77,000) more than expected. The Australian gig, featuring...

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