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U2 Land Most Popular North American Tour

31st December 2009

Irish rockers U2 have been named North America's most popular touring act of 2009.The band took its 360 world tour to the continent in September and played 20 dates, with more scheduled throughout 2010. And...

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Ac/dc Show Threatened By Bird Lovers

26th December 2009

Rockers AC DC face a fight with animal rights activists in Austria in the New Year (10) - if their planned Wels Airport show goes ahead.Animal lovers and conservationists have threatened to take legal action...

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Ac/dc 'Distinguished Citizens' Of Buenos Aires

8th December 2009

Rock 'n' roll veterans AC DC have landed a high honour from the Argentine government - the rockers have been named Distinguished Citizens of Buenos Aires.Vocalist Brian Johnson, guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young, bassist Cliff...

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Peas, Swift, Gaga & Beyonce Are Early Triple Grammy Threats

3rd December 2009

Christmas came early for the BLACK EYED PEAS, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY GAGA and BEYONCE on Wednesday night (02Dec09) when they each received three major Grammy Awards nominations at the 2010 event's big reveal in Los...

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Peas, Swift, Gaga & Beyonce Are Early Triple Grammy Threats

3rd December 2009

Christmas came early for the BLACK EYED PEAS, TAYLOR SWIFT, LADY GAGA and BEYONCE on Wednesday night (02Dec09) when they each received three major Grammy Awards nominations at the 2010 event's big reveal in Los...

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Boyle Breaks Chart Records In The U.s. As Her Dream Is Realised

2nd December 2009

Scottish singing sensation SUSAN BOYLE has stormed to the top of the U.S. album charts with stunning opening-week sales of over 700,000.The talent show star became an unlikely YouTube.com hit after amazing Britain's Got Talent...

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Fascinating Fact 8454

2nd December 2009

AC DC are giving millions of fans the chance to watch their sold-out Buenos Aires, Argentina concert series later this month (Dec09) - the band is set to launch a DVD of the highly-anticipated shows....

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Empire Of The Sun Reign Over Aria Awards

26th November 2009

The 2009 ARIA Awards belonged to Australian rockers EMPIRE OF THE SUN, who took home four trophies at the country's most prestigious music ceremony.The electronic music duo was honoured as the Best Group of the...

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Cullum Wanted To Be A Guitar Great

16th November 2009

JAMIE CULLUM tried his hand as a rock guitarist before discovering he's a natural on the piano.The diminutive star has forged an impressive keyboard career, collecting numerous awards and working with Pharrell Williams, Will.I.Am and...

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Live Aid Promoter Dies

16th November 2009

LIVE AID promoter MAURICE JONES has died at the age of 64.After starting his music career managing British band Slade, Jones founded his own promotions company, which worked with the likes of AC DC and...

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Ac/dc Are Richest Aussie Entertainers

4th November 2009

AC DC are the wealthiest Australians in showbusiness - the rockers have topped a poll of the country's richest entertainers.The Back in Black hitmakers, who formed in Sydney in 1973, claimed the number one slot...

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Wood Floored By First-ever Rock Award

3rd November 2009

RONNIE WOOD is elated after receiving a top accolade at London's Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards - it's the first prize he's ever scooped without his ROLLING STONES bandmates.The Who star Pete Townshend was...

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Ac/dc Warn Fans Over False Gig Reports

27th October 2009

Rockers AC DC are warning fans not to buy tickets to a string of gigs in Italy - because they don't have any dates scheduled in the country.The Back in Black hitmakers are currently playing...

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Madonna, U2 And Ac/dc Compete For Billboard Touring Awards

16th October 2009

MADONNA, U2 and AC DC are set to win big at this year's (09) Billboard Touring Awards after pulling in huge audience figures during their live shows.The three acts are the finalists in two categories,...

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Ac/dc Box Set Doubles Up As An Amplifier

29th September 2009

AC DC's latest box set will double up as a working amplifier.The Backtracks set of three CDs, two DVDs and a vinyl album will be housed inside a guitar amplifier - an industry first. Only...

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Ac/dc Postpone Shows To Allow Singer Recovery Time

26th September 2009

AC DC have postponed six upcoming U.S. dates to allow frontman BRIAN JOHNSON to recover from a medical procedure.Johnson has been advised by doctors to rest, so planned October (09) dates in Arizona, Las Vegas,...

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Publishing Executive Bienstock Dies

25th September 2009

ELVIS PRESLEY's music publisher FREDDY BIENSTOCK has died at the age of 86.The mogul passed away on Sunday (20Sep09) at his home in New York City. The cause of death is unknown. Bienstock landed Presley...

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Ac/dc Rock On In The Rain

27th August 2009

AC DC refused to halt their outdoor show in Edmonton, Canada on Tuesday night (25Aug09) after the venue was hit by a massive thunderstorm.Wild weather conditions thrashed the city's Commonwealth Stadium just before the Back...

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Jolie & Pitt's Rock 'N' Roll Castle

25th August 2009

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are living in the middle of rock 'n' roll history - music legends including PINK FLOYD, AC DC, THE CURE, STING and CHRIS REA have all recorded albums at the...

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Mustaine Apologises To Ac/dc

13th August 2009

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE has apologised to AC DC after he slated the rockers in a recent interview - calling his comments "rude and childish".The singer blasted the band in a chat with Metal Hammer...

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Ac/dc Fans Breach Security At Gig

7th August 2009

Hundreds of AC DC fans breached security at the band's gig in Canada on Thursday night (06Aug09) - jumping a fence to see their idols for free.Ticket offices at the Magnetic Hill site in Moncton,...

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Johnson Considering Rock Retirement

30th July 2009

AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON is considering retirement - because, at 61, he fears he's getting too old to rock.The You Shook Me All Night Long singer has revealed he planned to quit as the...

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Johnson's Space Blunder

28th July 2009

AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON risked the wrath of former Russian President BORIS YELTSIN - he accidentally urinated on a Sputnik spacecraft in Moscow.The veteran rockers were invited to play a gig in the country...

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Ac/dc Rocker Revs Up For Top Gear

28th July 2009

AC DC star BRIAN JOHNSON has emerged as the world's second speediest music star after taking part in a driving challenge on cult British car show TOP GEAR.The Rock & Roll Train singer revved up...

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Nickelback's Star-studded Show

22nd July 2009

NICKELBACK treated fans to a star-studded performance at a gig in New Jersey - rocking out with PAPA ROACH singer JACOBY SHADDIX and former KISS star ACE FREHLEY.The Rockstar hitmakers were playing at the PNC...

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Butler's Mood Music

21st July 2009

GERARD BUTLER uses music to help him prepare mentally for emotional movie scenes - because hard rock bands like AC DC drive him to tears.The actor admits certain bands and genres are guaranteed to put...

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Stars Come Out For Slash

4th July 2009

The stars came out for SLASH as the rocker headlined Norway's Quart Festival on Tuesday (30Jun09) - OZZY OSBOURNE and RON WOOD joined him onstage.The Velvet Revolver and ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist was also joined...

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Ac/dc Battle Maiden For Ultimate Title

26th June 2009

Veteran rockers AC DC and IRON MAIDEN are to go head-to-head for the honour of best band in the world in Classic Rock magazine's 2009 awards.AC DC are nominated in three categories - Band of...

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Cobain's Bass Guitar Sells For $43,750

25th June 2009

A bass guitar once owned by a young KURT COBAIN sold at auction in New York on Tuesday (23Jun09) for over $40,000 (£26,600).The tragic Nirvana star's Sears model bass guitar was used to record his...

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Madonna Reigns Supreme In Cash Countdown

24th June 2009

MADONNA, CELINE DION and BEYONCE have proved women are still on top in the music industry - they have been named the world's highest earning musicians.The Queen of Pop reigned supreme over her fellow singers...

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