12/14/05 - Brian featured on new DVD
Brian Johnson is featured in the DVD realease "Hard Rock Treasures". The footage includes a feature of Brian at his house in Florida. Brian shows off some stage clothes from 1985, a piece of his racing car and also original hand written lyrics to "Hells Bells".
You can order it at amazon.co.uk
12/14/05 - Happy Birthday Cliff!
Have a drink on Cliff. He turns 56 today!
11/28/05 - Brian and Cliff to Play Benefit Concert
Brian Johnson and Cliff Williams will be performing at the 96 K-ROCK For Relief II concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Wilma. The show takes place on December 15 at the Germain Arena in Estero, Florida, where they both performed at a previous benefit in December 2004.
Tickets are currently on sale at ticketmaster.com
More info is available at 96krock.com
11/21/05 - Angus Young Tops Maxim List of Short Men
Angus Young, lead guitarist of AC/DC, tops Maxim's list of the "25 greatest short dudes of all time", standing tall at 5 feet 2 inches.
Read the entire article at yahoo.com
11/1/05 - The Black Crowes pay tribute to AC/DC
The BLACK CROWES planned a Halloween surprise for fans when the group wrapped up its U.S. tour on Monday, October 31 at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago. The group masqueraded as its own opening act, dubbed BC/DC. The six musicians sported Angus Young wigs and caps and played four AC/DC covers, then left the stage to return for their regular BLACK CROWES show.
Opening set as BC/DC:
Rock N Roll Damnation
Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be
Highway To Hell
10/18/05 - Ballbreaker is being re-issued
According to acdcrocks.com,
AC/DC's Ballbreaker is being re-issued in the U.S. on October 18th.
10/17/05 - Brian to be Special Guest on Nights with Alice Cooper
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson will be Alice Cooper's special guest on Cooper's radio show "Nights with Alice Cooper" airing on Thursday, October 20th. The program is a classic-rock format and is nationally syndicated on the United Stations Radio Networks. Air times differ, so make sure to check out NightsWithAliceCooper.com for more information.
10/5/05 - Happy Birthday Brian!
Brian turns 58 today! They better get that new album out before he starts collecting social security!
9/21/05 - Picture of Brian's appearance in Goal!
Check out www.msn.co.uk for a peek at the scene in the film "Goal!" with a cameo appearance by Brian!
I bet that's what he'll look like when they finally call him into the studio to do the next album! Does this guy have way too much time on his hands or what?!
9/21/05 - Another UNAUTHORISED AC/DC DVD!
According to amazon.com, Chrome Dreams Video will be releasing a new unauthorised AC/DC DVD on October 25, 2005 titled, "And Then There Was Rock: Life Before Brian".
Thanks Donnie B!
9/21/05 - Brian to make cameo appearance in upcoming movie
According to imdb.com, AC/DC's own Brian Johnson will make a cameo appearance in the upcoming movie "Goal!", directed by Danny Cannon ("I Still Know What You Did Last Summer" and "Judge Dredd").
View the trailer: bvimovies.com
9/20/05 - Two Sides to Every Glory
Paul Stenning's AC/DC biograpghy - "Two Sides to Every Glory" has now been released.
Available for pre-order at amazon.com
9/16/05 - New Bon Scott DVD!
Classic Rock Direct is releasing a new 2 disc DVD and book set titled, "AC/DC - The Bon Scott Years". This is slated for November release.
For more info and to preorder visit: Classic Rock Direct
9/15/05 - Alan David Perry releases AC/DC photos for sale
Photographer Alan David Perry has a few archive photographs of AC/DC on his web site. He has taken thousands of photographs at concerts from 1975 onwards and is now making them available for sale via the Internet.
To view or purchase his photos: adpltd.uk.com
9/12/05 - Angus and Malcolm using new recording consoles
AC/DC About To Rock With Two Mackie Digital X Bus Digital Recording Consoles.
Check out the article on mackie.com for the complete details.
9/12/05 - Thunderstruck finally released in U.S!
The Australian film "Thunderstruck" has now been released on DVD in America
Available via amazon.com
9/9/05 - Brian joins Revolver onstage!
Brian Johnson joined Velvet Revolver onstage during their appearance at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida this past Tuesday for a rendition of Led Zeppelin's "Rock And Roll".
9/9/05 - Considering double album?
Angus Young told the HIT PARADER magazine that AC/DC has written and recorded so much material over the last year that they might seriously consider making their next album release a double disc.
"We do have a lot of songs at the moment. But that's not incredibly unusual for us. We tend to have a lot of material at some point in the recording process, then begin to whittle it down. But this time, we like a lot of what we're hearing, so the idea of expanding things out is not out of the realm of possibility", Young said.
7/27/05 - New Bon Scott website
Doug Thorncroft from Perth Australia has just launched a sweet Bon Scott web site. Check it out at bonscott.com.au
7/27/05 - Some rare and old school photos posted
Some totally cool old school photographs of AC/DC, Fraternity and Geordie can be viewed at rockphotograph.com
7/25/05 - Scottish Town To Erect Plaque To Late Frontman BON SCOTT!
According to The Herald, a fundraising drive is in full swing to erect a plaque to late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott in Kirriemuir, Scotland ó Bon's birthplace and home of his family in his early years.
7/11/05 - New DVD release from The GODDESS ODYSSEY TELEVISION SERIES
The GODDESS ODYSSEY TELEVISION SERIES takes AC/DCís legendary front man BRIAN JOHNSON to remote Sparta Greece. Horizontal jogging, women running naked through the streets, a history lesson like you have never seen from one of rock-n-rollís finest. Brian travels through remote areas of Greece seeking out the shrines, temples, and paths of the woman whose face launched a thousand ships and whose passion led to the downfall of a civilization.
The DVD contains the original television episode, music from Brianís upcoming theater production HELEN OF TROY, scenes from Brianís home video camera and x-rated, over the top footage not shown on TV.
7/5/05 - Hip-Hop Tribute To AC/DC
Hip-Hop Tribute To AC/DC Released June 21st 2005
Is this really news??
7/5/05 - Limited Edition Sculpture Figures
Knucklebones are going to release Limited Edition sculpture figures of Angus and Malcolm Young in early 2006!
For more details and to pre-orders yours visit guitarhero.net
7/5/05 - New AC/DC Interview cd
A new AC/DC Interview cd titled "AC/DC X-posed" is being released. The cd is unauthorized by the band and comes with a small poster and features interviews of Bon Scott and Brian Johnson.
Available to pre-order at amazon.com
6/14/05 - New AC/DC Biography
Pick up your copy of the most up to date biography on AC/DC ever published due out November 1st. Thanks DB!
AC/DC: Two Sides to Every Glory - The Complete Biography
6/9/05 - Back in Black sneaks in top 5 all-time best-sellers list!
AC/DC's 1980 breakthrough "Back in Black" has been certified for U.S. shipments of 21 million copies, tying it for fifth place with Billy Joel's "Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & II" on the Recording Industry Assn. of America's all-time best-sellers list.
Elsewhere among the RIAA's May certifications is a triple-platinum award (U.S. shipments of three million) for AC/DC's 1976 set "High Voltage."
5/19/05 - Happy Birthday Cliff!!
Cliff turns 51 today!
5/12/05 - Inside AC/DC DVD Postponed
The DVD and book set "Inside AC/DC" was planned for a release in May but classicrockdirect.com, who will release the product, reported it's now postponed. No new release date is announced, but CRD believe it will be out around August.
4/28/05 - Brian interview
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson was interviewed by Eddie Trunk on the "Friday Night Rocks" show on New York's Q104.3 FM this past Friday (April 22). Several excerpts from the interview can be found on BLABBERMOUTH.NET
4/19/05 - Inside AC/DC DVD
A new DVD and book entitled "Inside AC/DC" will be released on May 9, 2005 featuring rare archive footage and commentary from renowned critics.
However, it appears the DVD will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players so it is likely we will not see a U.S release.
4/14/05 - Family Jewels Tops the Charts!
The "Family Jewels" Double DVD debuted at #1 on the Music Video sales charts in the
following countries this week: USA, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Austria, Ireland and
4/4/05 - Family Jewels interview online
acdcrocks.com has an an interview with Angus
and Malcolm about the new double DVD,Family Jewels.
3/31/05 - Happy Birthday Angus!!
Damn, Angus turns 50 today! The old fuck!
2/22/05 - Bon Scott Tribute Posters for Sale
Bon Scott tribute posters used to promote the Bon Scott tribute celebrations on February
19th at Cherry Bar in AC/DC Lane in Melbourne are being sold by
2/22/05 - AC/DC Fans Gather at Bonís Grave
AC/DC fans gathered on Saturday to pay their respects to Bon Scott, the 25th anniversary of
Click here to view pictures: crabsodyinblue.com
2/17/05 - More 'Family Jewels' Details Revealed
has revealed more details about AC/DC's upcoming "Family Jewels" DVD, due March 29.
2/14/05 - Complete info for 'Family Jewels'
As I reported earlier, Epic/Sony will issue a double DVD entitled "Family Jewels" on March 29th. The Double DVD will include video material from the periods 1975 to 1980 and 1980 to 1993 respectively.
For the complete track listing and to preorder your copy, visit: sonymusicstore.com
2/1/05 - Back to Back Patriots Tribute
The afternoon jock at the best Boston radio station, waaf.com, has put together a Patriots Tribute song, using the music to Back In Black.
Check it out! waaf.com/jocks/paulmarshall then click on, "Back to Back Patriots Tribute"
2/1/05 - Back In Black DualDisc - In Stores February 8th!
The Back In Black DualDisc features AC/DC's Back In Black CD album on one side, and the OTHER SIDE is a DVD featuring
the entire album in enhanced LPCM Stereo, the film; "The Story of Back in Black", featuring interviews with the band, archival
footage, and in-studio performances of "Hells Bells", "You Shook Me All Night Long," "Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution,"
"Shoot to Thrill", and more! It hits stores February 8th!
To reserve your copy: sonymusicstore.com
2/1/05 - "Family Jewels" DVD to be released March 29th
According to numerous sources, Epic/Sony will issue a double DVD entitled "Family Jewels" on March 29th. The Double DVD
will include video material from the periods 1975 to 1980 and 1980 to 1993 respectively. More info to follow.....
2/1/05 - Brian Dropps out of Musicians 4 disaster Relief
Brian has dropped out of the performing line-up for the Feb 5th M4DR event.
According to the organizer of the event, Brian felt that the event had become too 'commercialized' and that the surrounding
'Mardi Gras' atmosphere did not properly reflect the original purpose for which he had chosen to perform.
The official word was given Friday. Although there was nothing official posted on m4dr.org, as of yet, it does reflect the new lineup.
2/1/05 - Musicians 4 Disaster Relief to be Recored
The star Studded Musicians 4 disaster Relief is to be recorded by Immediatek DiscLive
Live recordings of the February 5th event which is scheduled to feature Brian Johnson are to be made available via the web site
2/1/05 - Back In Black DualDisc out by March!
The first batch of DualDisc titles are due to be officially released in February and March. Included in the initial list of titles to be
released is AC/DC's Back in Black.
1/24/05 - Irish Radio Sation Starts Online Petition
Today FM, the Irish mainstream radio station, has
started a campaign to get AC/DC as headliners to this years Slane concert.
1/24/05 - AC/DC Special on Australian Radio Show
Australian Radio Show Triple J
broadcasted an AC/DC Special on Saturday January 22nd called, "30 YEARS OF TRIPLE J - AC/DC Special"
"For our 30 years of Triple J celebration, we've got a j-file on possible the biggest Australian band of all time - AC/DC.
Then we'll play you a classic Triple J recording of AC/DC at their absolute prime - live at Haymarket in Sydney in 1977!"
1/24/05 - More Sony Remastered Albums
According to acdcrocks.com, the Sony remastered versions of
"Ballbreaker" and "Stiff Upper Lip" will be re-issued on Monday January 24th. Unfortunately, this is for UK CUSTOMERS only.
However, you can buy them by clicking on the below links!
Stiff Upper Lip: amazon.uk
1/20/05 - Brian Johnson to perform at MARDI GRAS Kick-Off Concert
According to blabbermouth.net,
Brian Johnson, TWISTED SISTER's Dee Snider, CHEAP TRICK's Robin Zander and BON JOVI's Richie Sambora are among
the musicians scheduled to perform at the Mardi Gras kick-off celebration on Saturday, February 5 at Universal Studios in
1/20/05 - Classic Rock features Bon Scott!
The February edition of the UK magazine Classic Rock includes a feature on Bon Scott.
Out in the shops January 12th in the UK, I picked mine up on eBay.
For more details see classicrockmagazine.com
1/11/05 - Phil appears at a New Zealand Raceway
Rudd was at the Timaru International Motor Raceway at the weekend in his position as owner of the Mountain Recording team,
which runs a Ford Falcon AU in the New Zealand V8 Touring Cars.
1/6/05 - Happy Birthday Malcolm!!
That's right folks, Mal turns 52 today!