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AC/DC Return To Their Roots

Australian Associated Press reports that when AC/DC played at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on their first tour outside Australia in 1976, lead singer Bon Scott took the train to the gig and had to buy a ticket to get into the venue after he couldn't get past bouncers. But when AC/DC on Tuesday night ...

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The Making Of AC/DC Road Movie 'Thunderstruck'

The West magazine has published a three-page article focusing on the making of the AC/DC road movie "Thunderstruck". The film, which is expected to receive a release in early 2004, is about five friends who make a pact during AC/DC's Australian Tour in 1991 that the first of them to die will be buried in ...

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Original AC/DC Singer Prepares To Tour Europe

Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans is about to embark on a three-month tour of Europe with the German AC/DC tribute band OVERDOSE. Dave Evans was the singer on AC/DC's debut single, "Can I Sit Next To You Girl". The song was later re-recorded with Bon Scott's vocal for the group's "TNT" album. According to Undercover ...

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Former AC/DC Bassist To Perform At Sydney Fund-Raiser

Mark Evans, former bass player for AC/DC during their classic Bon Scott era, and former BUFFALO frontman Dave Tice will perform a fund-raiser for a Sydney (Australia) school later this month, according to Undercover News. Tice and Evans will perform their acoustic blues set on July 25 to raise money for the Annandale North Public ...

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SKEW SISKIN Announce New Drummer

Germany's SKEW SISKIN have acquired a new drummer by the name of Damien. "He's a real crazy bird and we feel that we made an excellent choice," the band said in an official statement. "His drum skills match what SKEW SISKIN's rhythms are about: Keith Moon meets Phil Rudd! A steady 4/4 rhythm with a ...

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Early BON SCOTT Recordings To See The Light Of Day

A retrospective CD by THE VALENTINES, one of late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott's former bands, will be released on June 2 via Ascension Records. Titled "Peculiar Hole In The Sky", the album will feature the following track listing: 01. Peculiar Hole In The Sky 02. Love Makes Sweet Music 03. To Know You Is To ...

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AC/DC Honored For 'Outstanding Service' At Australia's APRA Awards

AC/DC members Angus and Malcolm Young, along with late frontman Bon Scott, were honored with the Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Service To Australian Music at this year's APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association Limited) Awards, held at Sydney's Four Seasons Hotel on Monday (May 19). Speaking in a recorded message from London, Malcolm paid special ...

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OZZY To Appear On New IRON MAIDEN Album?

According to an April 1 posting by IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley on his web site, MAIDEN's forthcoming studio album will include an acoustic song featuring a guest appearance by OZZY OSBOURNE. April Fool's Day joke? You be the judge: "Greetings! Well, today we finish mixing the new IRON MAIDEN album, and with a very ...

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AC/DC's MALCOLM YOUNG: BON SCOTT Has Never Left The Band

Late AC/DC singer Bon Scott, who died in 1980 after a drunken binge, is being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame posthumously, and guitarist Malcolm Young says the flamboyant frontman will certainly be in the house — in spirit, at least. "[Bon]'s never left the band," Malcolm explained. "That's just the way ...

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