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AC/DC Singer In Talks To Drive V8 Supercar

According to Walcha News, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson is in talks with the organizers of V8 Supercars about a possible one-off drive that would see him line up on the grid of Australia's largest motor racing series. He said, "Late last year we were talking about race series I could do. Australian V8 ...

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AC/DC Among Australia's Richest Entertainers

The Music Network reports that legendary hard rockers AC/DC earned AUD 131.4 million (approximately USD $127 million) in 2009-10 (up from AUD $105 million [approximately USD $102 million] last year) to land at the second place on a list of Australia's richest entertainers, according to Business Review Weekly magazine. AC/DC couldn't hold on ...

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AC/DC Trading Cards 'Postponed Indefinitely'

According to ACDCzone, Press Pass has issued a notice on its web site stating that the AC/DC trading cards, which were due for release on or around November 24, have been "postponed indefinitely". A message on their web site from November 17 reads: "We regret to announce that the AC/DC product has been ...

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AC/DC Forced To Cut Oslo Concert Short

When AC/DC played Oslo, Norway Sunday night (May 30) at the 40,000-capacity outdoor stadium Valle Hovin, the Anglo-Australian rockers skipped their set closer "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)". It was the first time on the "Black Ice" tour that the band left the stage without playing "For Those…", and one of the ...

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Power Of AC/DC Smashes Records

The Daily Telegraph reports that AC/DC have officially knocked U2 off their perch as the biggest outdoor band in Australia, setting a new crowd record at Sydney's ANZ Stadium. At noon yesterday, the band had sold 212,729 tickets for their three concerts at the stadium compared with 211,747 for U2's Vertigo tour in ...

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AC/DC Fans Warned To Go Easy On Alcohol

According to BrisbaneTimes.com.au, rock fans heading to see AC/DC in concert in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday (February 13) have been warned to monitor their alcohol consumption as police launch a crackdown on anti-social behaviour. The tough stance follows problems with people arriving at Thursday's concert at Etihad Stadium already drunk and behaving in ...

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AC/DC Fans Stay Out Of Trouble

Otago Daily Times reports that police arrested 50 people in Wellington, New Zealand following AC/DC's show last night (Saturday, January 30), mostly for drunk and disorderly behavior. Inspector Mike Coleman said the number was "not bad, (for) a full moon and a nice hot night," given a typical Saturday night brought about 30 ...

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AC/DC: More European Dates Announced

Anglo-Australian hard rock legends AC/DC have scheduled the following European dates: May 16 - Bucharest, Romania - Piata Constitutiei May 19 - Udine, Italy - Stadio Friuli May 22 - Wels, Austria - Air Field May 25 - Hannover, Germany - Messe Jun. 13 - Stuttgart, Germany - Cannstatter Wasen Jun. 15 - Nice, France ...

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AC/DC Named 'Distinguished Citizens' Of Buenos Aires

Mario Pergolini, host of the Argentine radio show "Cuál es?", has posted a short video clip (see below) of the members of AC/DC being declared "Ciudadanos Ilustres" (Distinguished Citizens) of Buenos Aires for their long and successful career. According to 10Musica.com, AC/DC's three sold-out shows at the River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires ...

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Argentina Goes Crazy For AC/DC

Video footage of AC/DC fans showing their appreciation for their heroes during the band's December 2, 2009 performance at the River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina can be viewed below. According to 10Musica.com, AC/DC's three sold-out shows at the River Plate Stadium on December 2, 3 and 6 (65,000 capacity each) are ...

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AC/DC Are Australia's Richest Entertainers

The Age reports that legendary rockers AC/DC have topped this year's list of Australia's richest entertainers, according to Australian business magazine BRW. The band dislodged the WIGGLES from the No. 1 spot in the 2009 BRW Top 50 Entertainers list, with revenue of AUD $105 million (approximately USD $95 million) — a nine-fold ...

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