12/14/07 - Happy Birthday Cliff!
Cliff turns 58 today.
12/13/07 - New Unofficial DVD
A new DVD will be released on January 22, 2008 titled "Highway To Hell: Classic Album Under Review". You can preorder yours at amazon.com
Description: This film puts the album Highway To Hell under the spotlight and with the help of those who worked on the record, friends of Bon Scott, AC/ DC biographers and others who were there at the time, discovers how the album was made, how it was received and how it still inspires musicians and fans alike to this day. Featuring rare and classic footage of the group, interviews with Bon Scott and Angus Young, exclusive contributions from friends, colleagues, journalists and biographers, every track from the album reviewed and reappraised by a panel of esteemed experts and plenty more besides.
12/13/07 - Hell's Bells of Christmas: The AC/DC Tribute
There is a new AC/DC tribute CD out, this time in the style of Christmas music.
Description: Sick of dreaming of a white Christmas? Ready to send Rudolph to a jingle jail? Or take a blow-torch to Frosty? Then these holiday versions of your favorite bands have been made especially for you. We've taken rock's biggest and baddest songs and shaped them into Christmas instrumentals that would make Irving Berlin blush. This Christmas, ask for something that's really gonna rock your bells.
You can order at: amazon.com
12/13/07 - High Voltage Box: The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute
And yet, another AC/DC tribute. This time they have managed to release a double CD box set.
You can order at: amazon.com
12/13/07 - Bon Scott Statue to be Unveiled!
The Aussie Rock Celebration Concert unveiling the Statue of Bon Scott will be held on February 24, 2008 at Claremont Showgrounds in Perth, Western Australia. Starting from 3pm.
For more details visit aussierock.com.au
I think Dave Evans can go fuck himself but I still want to recognize the statue of the greatest rock-n-roll front man of all time.
12/13/07 - Unofficial AC/DC DVD and CD
Order and information at: amazon.com
Description: Having played the loudest, rawest, good time rock music to anyone who cared to listen for over 30 years, AC/DC have come to be known as a band you can trust. And despite going through enormous difficulties during this period, including the untimely death of original frontman Bon Scott, this hugely popular band are still never far away from another world tour or a new album. This CD/DVD contains interviews and a documentary.
10/5/07 - Happy Birthday Brian!
Brian turns the big 60 today!
9/25/07 – ACDC.com no longer a site for your adult Dirty Deeds!
If you stopped by ACDC.com over the years, you were likely surprised by what greeted you (perhaps pleasantly so for the more randy of you). No longer.
ACDC.com is now serving its proper master and we assure you that the dirty deeds being done dirt cheap will now be of a different variety entirely. So feel free to visit us from work, school or, for longtime visitors, from the usual privacy of your basement.
Have a look around now, but bear in mind there will be lots more to see later this year.
Source: The AC/DC Newsletter
8/24/07 – AC/DC's 'Plug Me In', available Tuesday, October 16!
Columbia Records Announces the Release Of AC/DC's 'Plug Me In,' the Ultimate Career-Spanning DVD Boxed Set of Live Performances & More from the World's Most Electrifying Rock & Roll Band.
AC/DC's 'Plug Me In,' 5 Hours of rare & collectible High Voltage Rock & Roll on 2 DVDs, available Tuesday, October 16!
Also, a deluxe 'Plug Me In - Collector's Edition' including 3 DVDs containing over 7 hours of rare & unreleased material along with a treasure trove of facsimile reproductions of vintage memorabilia, also Available Tuesday, October 16!
Thanks Donnie B!
8/6/07 – AC/DC is to sell its music digitally
Verizon Wireless has snagged the exclusive rights to sell the band's entire back catalog through March 2008, becoming the first and only digital music store to offer the Australian combo's content.
For full story: sleazeroxx.com
Thanks Donnie B!
7/30/07 – New of the Upcoming 2 DVD Set
The new issue of Guitar World magazine has a piece about the upcoming 2 DVD set coming out in October. It will be 1 disc with live Bon material and 1 disc with live Brian material.
School Days and T.N.T. at St. Albans High School
Live Wire from the band's 1st UK TV appearance
Highway To Hell from a Netherlands program
TV performances of Shot Down In Flames, Let There Be Rock and You Shook Me All Night Long
Back in Black, Whole Lotta Rosie and For Those About To Rock from the Monster's of Rock show in Moscow
The article ends by saying "Look for a new AC/DC studio album early next year."
6/25/07 – Hell's Bells of Christmas: The AC/DC Tribute CD
"Sleigh bells ring and hell's bells toll on this incredible holiday tribute to one of music's most iconic acts." "We've taken rock's biggest and baddest songs and shaped them into Christmas instrumentals that would make Irving Berlin blush."
More info and to purchase: amazon.com
6/19/07 – New Recording posted online!
No, it's not an new AC/DC tune, but close enough.
A new recording featuring Brian Johnson and Cliff Williams has been posted on the Classic Rock Cares web site.
The track titled "Chain Gang On The Road" features Brian Johnson, Cliff Williams, Steve Luongo & Mark Hitt.
Listen here: johnentwistle.org
6/19/07 – Brian does guest appearance with The Urge
Brian Johnson makes a guest appearance singing a duet on the track "Blue Steel" on the forth-coming debut album by Newcastle band "The Urge".
More Info: myspace.com/theurgeofficial
6/6/07 –Phil escapes a criminal conviction
Phil Rudd has escaped a criminal conviction because it would hurt his career - despite admitting he assaulted his
former partner in Mount Maunganui.
Read the entire story here: blabbermouth.net
Maybe this has something to do with the delay in recording the new album? I’m only speculating, but we have heard the rumors about some legal issues. Hmmmmm….
5/23/07 - Brian and Cliff to Play Charity Shows!
An all-star band lead by Brian Johnson & Cliff Williams will tour the US in July to support the John Entwistle Foundation, which is dedicated to helping provide free music education and instruments via libraries around the country. The 15-dates "Classic Rock Cares" tour will start in Las Vegas on July 6th, with a set list to include some AC/DC classics, and according to the poster, "new material". Sharing the stage with Brian & Cliff will be Joe Lynn Turner (Ex-Rainbow, deep Purple), Mark Farner (ex-Grand Funk Railroad) and former members of John Entwistle's solo band.
"Classic Rock Cares" Tour dates announced so far:
- Jul 6: Las Vegas, NV (Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
- Jul 13: Atlantic City, NJ (Trump Taj Mahal Casino)
- Jul 15, 17: New York, NY (B.B. King's Blues Club)
- Jul 19: Verona, NY (Turning Stone Casino)
- Jul 21: Poughkeepsie, NY (The Chance)
Tour Dates and Official Page: johnentwistle.org
Thanks to Donnie B. for passing this one along!
5/19/07 - Happy Birthday Phil!
Phil turns 53 today!
3/31/07 - Happy Birthday Angus!!
Angus turns 52 today.
3/1/07 - Report of the Bon Scott Memorial Concert on 2/25/07
A report of the recent Bon Scott tribute gig in Fremantle held on February 25th was recently published on thewest.com.au.
1/6/07 - Happy Birthday Malcolm!
The "Riffmaker" turns 54 today!