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Ac/dc Wins Double At The Apra Awards

Legendary rockers AC DC won big at the 2010 Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards on Monday (21Jun10) after taking home two of the night's top trophies.The Highway To Hell hitmakers were handed the Songwriter...

Gorillaz Were First To Offer U2 Glastonbury Replacement Slot

GORILLAZ landed a headlining slot at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival because they were the first act to offer to replace U2 following news of BONO's back injury.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out...

Ac/dc's Stage Honour At U.k.'S Download Festival

Rockers AC DC were honoured with their very own stage at Britain's Download Festival.The band performed at the annual event in Derbyshire, England on Friday (11Jun10) and were given sole use of a specially erected...

British Music Festival To Honour Dio, Gray And Cable

Late rockers including RONNIE JAMES DIO, SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY and former STEREOPHONICS star STUART CABLE are to be honoured at Britain's Download music festival this weekend (11-13Jun10).Videos commemorating the stars, who all passed away in...

'Fake Ac/dc Promoter' Charged

A woman who allegedly pretended to be an AC DC concert promoter has been accused of conning fans out of nearly $100,000 (£66,667) by planning a fake gig.Australian Leanne Herbert, 41, was arrested last month...

Kiss Offer Tour Slots In Music Competition

Veteran rockers KISS are giving unsigned bands the chance to join their upcoming North American tour - the band is offering up support slots as part of a new competition.The Crazy Crazy Nights hitmakers have...

Ac/dc Fined On Romanian Highway

Rockers AC DC were forced to hand over 2,500 Euros ($3,000/£2,000) to Romanian highway officials last month (May10) after they were accused of failing to pay a road toll and banned from leaving the country.The...

Ac/dc Cut Short Oslo Gig After Plane Trouble

Heavy rockers AC DC only just made it to a concert in Oslo, Norway on Sunday night (30May10) after plane trouble almost left them grounded in Berlin, Germany.The band was due to fly in from...

Stars Join Santana For Classic Rock Covers Album

Rapper NAS, JOE COCKER, CHRIS CORNELL and THE DOORS keyboard player RAY MANZAREK have teamed up with guitar great CARLOS SANTANA for his new album of classic rock anthems.Nas performs AC DC's Back in Black...

Gorillaz Replace U2 At Glastonbury

DAMON ALBARN is preparing to headline Glastonbury for the second year in a row - his virtual band GORILLAZ has stepped in to replace U2 at the legendary British music festival.The Irish rockers were forced...

Bieber Back On Top

JUSTIN BIEBER is back at the top of the U.S. album charts for a fourth non-consecutive week.The teen pop sensation's My World 2.0 has returned to the top spot on the Billboard 200 with the...

Iron Man 2 Soundtrack Still On Top In Europe

AC DC's IRON MAN 2 soundtrack is holding up the European album charts for a second week.The hits album has fallen from the top spot in many country's charts, but not enough to give up...

B.o.b's Adventures Take Him To The Top Of The U.s. Charts

Rapper B.O.B. has scored a chart double in the U.S. after debuting his new album THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY RAY at the top of the Billboard 200.The 21 year old becomes the first solo male...

Usher Loses U.k. Chart Battle With Grime Group

R&B superstar USHER has lost his place at the top of the U.K. singles chart after a grime group scooped the crown this week (ends02May10).London hip-hop collective Roll Deep, which was co-founded by former member...

Ac/dc & Iron Man Rule Europe

AC DC's IRON MAN 2 soundtrack is Europe's top album.The rockers' revamped hits album has topped the charts in the U.K., Ireland, Germany and Austria and debuted in the top five in Norway, France, Spain...

Metallica's Master Of Puppets Named Top Heavy Metal Album

METALLICA's MASTER OF PUPPETS has topped a new list of heavy metal albums.The group's 1986 release beat Iron Maiden's Number of the Beast and Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses on the joint MusicRadar.com...

Madonna Full Of Glee As Tv Soundtrack Tops U.s. Album Chart

MADONNA is back at the top of the U.S. charts - thanks to the cast of hit TV show GLEE.The music from the all-Madonna episode of the show, which aired last week (20Apr10), has been...

Ac/dc Top U.k. Chart With Iron Man Soundtrack

AC DC have returned to the top of the U.K. album chart with a little help from IRON MAN.The group's Iron Man 2 soundtrack has beaten Paul Weller to the top spot and the rockers...

Ac/dc Show Threatened By War Bombs

Rockers AC DC's controversial Austrian concert in May (10) is facing a further setback - government officials have warned that unexploded World War II bombs at the site pose a threat to the 80,000-strong audience.The...

Disabled Ac/dc Fan To Sue Concert Organisers

A disabled AC DC fan who was involved in a freak accident at the band's gig in Australia last month (Feb10) is suing the owners of the concert venue after he lost the sight in...

Ac/dc Aussie Dates End On A Sour Note

AC DC's concert at Perth's Subaico Oval in Australia was a big headache for local police over the weekend (06-08Mar10) - one fan glassed another outside the gig and a motorbike gang member was caught...

Thin Lizzy Top Rock Album Poll

THIN LIZZY's LIVE AND DANGEROUS record has been voted the best live rock album in a new survey.The band's 1978 record topped the poll by Britain's Planet Rock radio station, beating The Who and AC...

Disabled Ac/dc Fan Hospitalised After Gig Accident

A disabled AC DC fan is in a "serious but stable" condition in hospital following a freak accident at the band's gig in Australia on Saturday (27Feb10).The rockers were playing at the Queensland Sport and...

U2 Crowned Industry's Top Money Makers

Irish superstars U2 have been crowned the music industry's cash kings after raking in more than $108 million (£67.5 million) in 2009.The band's 360 world tour has boosted their earnings for the past year, placing...

Ac/dc Fans Pay Tribute To Tragic Singer Scott

AC DC fans from around the world are gathering in Perth, Australia for a planned tribute to former lead singer BON SCOTT 30 years after his death.Scott died of acute alcohol poisoning on 19 February...

Aerosmith Back Together For Download Festival?

AEROSMITH's split could be over a lot sooner than expected - the band has signed on to co-headline Britain's Download festival, and STEVEN TYLER is expected to be part of the show.Tyler temporarily quit the...

Ac/dc Fan Suffers Cardiac Arrest At Melbourne Show

AC DC's concert in Melbourne, Australia ended on a sad note on Sunday night (14Feb10) - when a fan was hospitalised after his heart stopped during the show.A 56-year-old man collapsed after complaining of severe...

Guns N' Roses Rock New York

GUNS N' ROSES delighted fans in New York City on Thursday night (11Feb10) by playing an intimate show for fashion designer JOHN VARVATOS.The rockers staged a small acoustic gig at Varvatos' Manhattan store as part...

Allen, Green Day, U2 & Beyonce Win Big In Playboy Poll

LILY ALLEN, GREEN DAY, AC DC and BEYONCE are among the big winners in the Playboy 2009 Readers Poll.Rockers U2 picked up the magazine's Hall of Fame prize, while Allen claimed the Best Alternative Album...

Johnson's Struggles With Memoir

AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON struggled to write his autobiography because of his failing memory - he pieced the book together using scrappy notes.The singer penned Rockers and Rollers about his early years and his...

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