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Johnson Fuming Over Fan Petition

AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON is fuming over a fan petition urging the rockers to change the setlist on their Black Ice world tour - insisting their devotees shouldn't take rock 'n' roll so seriously.The...

Johnson Hits Out At Giving Geldof

AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON has taken aim at Live Aid hero BOB GELDOF for publicising his tireless charity work.The heavy rocker, who himself supports a number of organisations, insists philanthropy isn't something celebrities should...

Ac/dc Ticket Site Crashes After Concert Demand

AC DC fans were left scrambling to buy tickets to the rockers' sold-out Denmark show online - after one retailer's website crashed due to the massive demand.The Highway to Hell hitmakers are set to play...

50 Fans Arrested At Ac/dc Gig

AC DC's Saturday night (30Jan10) show in New Zealand was thrown into chaos after scores of revellers were arrested.The group was performing at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington, but the event was marred when nine...

Beyonce, Kings & Swift Are Top Grammy Grabbers

BEYONCE, KINGS OF LEON and TAYLOR SWIFT were the toast of the music world on Sunday night (31Jan10) after taking home the 52nd annual Grammy Awards' biggest prizes.Beyonce was the Los Angeles event's biggest winner,...

Beyonce, Kings & Swift Are Top Grammy Grabbers

BEYONCE, KINGS OF LEON and TAYLOR SWIFT were the toast of the music world on Sunday night (31Jan10) after taking home the 52nd annual Grammy Awards' biggest prizes.Beyonce was the Los Angeles event's biggest winner,...

Ac/dc's Johnson Opens Up About Cancer Scare

AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON has opened up about the cancer scare that forced him to cancel dates on the band's 2009 tour.The 62 year old suffered damage to his oesophagus during the band's Black...

Ac/dc Planning Tribute For Tragic Singer Scott

Veteran rockers AC DC are set to pay tribute to former lead singer BON SCOTT 30 years after his death.Scott died of acute alcohol poisoning on 19 February 1980 after he passed out following a...

Ac/dc Sell Out Swiss Show In Minutes

Veteran rockers AC DC's world tour is proving to be a hit among Swiss fans - the band's highly-anticipated concert in Bern has sold out in a mere 12 minutes.The Highway To Hell hitmakers are...

Madonna To Rock Out On New Album

MADONNA is planning a foray into rock on her next album - she's lined up PEARL JAM producer BRENDAN O BRIEN to work on her new tracks.The pop superstar is starting her 12th studio album,...

U2 Land Most Popular North American Tour

Irish rockers U2 have been named North America's most popular touring act of 2009.The band took its 360 world tour to the continent in September and played 20 dates, with more scheduled throughout 2010. And...

Ac/dc Show Threatened By Bird Lovers

Rockers AC DC face a fight with animal rights activists in Austria in the New Year (10) - if their planned Wels Airport show goes ahead.Animal lovers and conservationists have threatened to take legal action...

Ac/dc 'Distinguished Citizens' Of Buenos Aires

Rock 'n' roll veterans AC DC have landed a high honour from the Argentine government - the rockers have been named Distinguished Citizens of Buenos Aires.Vocalist Brian Johnson, guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young, bassist Cliff...

Peas, Swift, Gaga & Beyonce Are Early Triple Grammy Threats

Christmas came early for the BLACK EYED PEAS, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY GAGA and BEYONCE on Wednesday night (02Dec09) when they each received three major Grammy Awards nominations at the 2010 event's big reveal in Los...

Peas, Swift, Gaga & Beyonce Are Early Triple Grammy Threats

Christmas came early for the BLACK EYED PEAS, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY GAGA and BEYONCE on Wednesday night (02Dec09) when they each received three major Grammy Awards nominations at the 2010 event's big reveal in Los...

Boyle Breaks Chart Records In The U.s. As Her Dream Is Realised

Scottish singing sensation SUSAN BOYLE has stormed to the top of the U.S. album charts with stunning opening-week sales of over 700,000.The talent show star became an unlikely YouTube.com hit after amazing Britain's Got Talent...

Empire Of The Sun Reign Over Aria Awards

The 2009 ARIA Awards belonged to Australian rockers EMPIRE OF THE SUN, who took home four trophies at the country's most prestigious music ceremony.The electronic music duo was honoured as the Best Group of the...

Cullum Wanted To Be A Guitar Great

JAMIE CULLUM tried his hand as a rock guitarist before discovering he's a natural on the piano.The diminutive star has forged an impressive keyboard career, collecting numerous awards and working with Pharrell Williams, Will.I.Am and...

Live Aid Promoter Dies

LIVE AID promoter MAURICE JONES has died at the age of 64.After starting his music career managing British band Slade, Jones founded his own promotions company, which worked with the likes of AC DC and...

Ac/dc Are Richest Aussie Entertainers

AC DC are the wealthiest Australians in showbusiness - the rockers have topped a poll of the country's richest entertainers.The Back in Black hitmakers, who formed in Sydney in 1973, claimed the number one slot...

Wood Floored By First-ever Rock Award

RONNIE WOOD is elated after receiving a top accolade at London's Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards - it's the first prize he's ever scooped without his ROLLING STONES bandmates.The Who star Pete Townshend was...

Ac/dc Warn Fans Over False Gig Reports

Rockers AC DC are warning fans not to buy tickets to a string of gigs in Italy - because they don't have any dates scheduled in the country.The Back in Black hitmakers are currently playing...

Madonna, U2 And Ac/dc Compete For Billboard Touring Awards

MADONNA, U2 and AC DC are set to win big at this year's (09) Billboard Touring Awards after pulling in huge audience figures during their live shows.The three acts are the finalists in two categories,...

Ac/dc Box Set Doubles Up As An Amplifier

AC DC's latest box set will double up as a working amplifier.The Backtracks set of three CDs, two DVDs and a vinyl album will be housed inside a guitar amplifier - an industry first. Only...

Ac/dc Postpone Shows To Allow Singer Recovery Time

AC DC have postponed six upcoming U.S. dates to allow frontman BRIAN JOHNSON to recover from a medical procedure.Johnson has been advised by doctors to rest, so planned October (09) dates in Arizona, Las Vegas,...

Publishing Executive Bienstock Dies

ELVIS PRESLEY's music publisher FREDDY BIENSTOCK has died at the age of 86.The mogul passed away on Sunday (20Sep09) at his home in New York City. The cause of death is unknown. Bienstock landed Presley...

Ac/dc Rock On In The Rain

AC DC refused to halt their outdoor show in Edmonton, Canada on Tuesday night (25Aug09) after the venue was hit by a massive thunderstorm.Wild weather conditions thrashed the city's Commonwealth Stadium just before the Back...

Jolie & Pitt's Rock 'N' Roll Castle

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are living in the middle of rock 'n' roll history - music legends including PINK FLOYD, AC DC, THE CURE, STING and CHRIS REA have all recorded albums at the...

Mustaine Apologises To Ac/dc

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE has apologised to AC DC after he slated the rockers in a recent interview - calling his comments "rude and childish".The singer blasted the band in a chat with Metal Hammer...

Ac/dc Fans Breach Security At Gig

Hundreds of AC DC fans breached security at the band's gig in Canada on Thursday night (06Aug09) - jumping a fence to see their idols for free.Ticket offices at the Magnetic Hill site in Moncton,...

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