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Brits Lead Grammy Nominations

4th December 2008

British artists are leading the way at the upcoming Grammy Awards - acts including COLDPLAY, RADIOHEAD, LEONA LEWIS, ADELE and DUFFY have all received nominations for next year (09)'s ceremony. Coldplay's Viva la Vida and...

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Rocker Ozzy Hits 60

3rd December 2008

Happy birthday OZZY! Rock's Prince of Darkness turns 60 today (03Dec08), and to celebrate, WENN went hunting for the oddest facts about the heavy metal legend. A man who is seriously living on borrowed time...

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Beyonce Settles For Second Best In European Charts

28th November 2008

BEYONCE KNOWLES has failed to topple dance star GURU JOSH PROJECT from the top of the European singles chart - her single IF I WERE A BOY has landed at number two. The former Destiny's...

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Ac/dc Continue To Reign Over Europe

20th November 2008

Rockers AC DC are continuing their reign at the top of the European albums chart - BLACK ICE has claimed a fourth week at number one. Pink's new LP Funhouse continues to sit in second...

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Il Divo Take The Promise To The Top In The U.k.

17th November 2008

Music mogul SIMON COWELL's operatic group IL DIVO have stormed to the top of the British charts with THE PROMISE. The classical crossover group debuted at number one, ahead of rockers Stereophonics' new hits album....

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Twilight Vampires Take A Bite Out Of The U.s. Album Charts

12th November 2008

The soundtrack to hotly-anticipated movie TWILIGHT has ended AC DC's run at the top of the U.S. album charts. The compilation of tracks by Muse and Linkin Park, among others, has debuted at number one...

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Ac/dc Frozen In Place Atop European Albums Chart

6th November 2008

Pop star PINK has failed to put an end to AC DC's reign over the European albums chart - her new LP FUNHOUSE has entered at two, behind the rockers' BLACK ICE. High School Musical...

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Canada Gives Ac/dc A Day

6th November 2008

AC DC have been handed their own day in Vancouver, British Columbia. Mayor Sam Sullivan has declared 28 November (08) AC DC Day - to mark the date the rockers perform at the city's GM...

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Still Freezing At The Top Of The U.s. Charts Thanks To Ac/dc

5th November 2008

Rockers AC DC have scored a second week freezing out the U.S. album charts with new album BLACK ICE. The group scored the second highest sales week of the year last week (29Oct08) when they...

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Ac/dc Tour Could Be Johnson's Last

5th November 2008

AC DC's current world tour could be frontman BRIAN JOHNSON's last. The 61-year-old rocker admits he hates the prospect of appearing old in the eyes of his fans, and would prefer to quit before that...

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Fascinating Fact 6304

4th November 2008

AC DC stars MALCOLM and ANGUS YOUNG's brother ALEX was one of the first songwriters signed to the BEATLES' Apple publishing company....

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Johnson Still Impressed By Young's Ac/dc Schoolboy 'Imp'

4th November 2008

AC DC star ANGUS YOUNG's famous schoolboy outfit still helps to turn the guitarist from a tired 53 year old to a rocking "imp", according to bandmate BRIAN JOHNSON. The frontman admits he's still impressed...

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Foo Fighters Lead Classic Rock Awards

4th November 2008

FOO FIGHTERS have been crowned band of the year at the Classic Rock Awards in London on Monday (03Oct08). Frontman Dave Grohl accepted the prize in a video-taped speech to the audience at the city's...

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Pink Takes European Number One With Funhouse

3rd November 2008

Pop punk PINK has landed atop the U.K. albums chart with her new LP FUNHOUSE. The singer's fifth release debuted at number one ahead of British rockers Snow Patrol, who entered at two with A...

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T.i. Still On Top

30th October 2008

Rapper T.I. can't be knocked from the top of the U.S. pop charts - his hits claim the number one and number two spots for another week. Whatever You Like claims a seventh non-consecutive week...

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Black Ice Freezes Over U.k. Albums Chart

27th October 2008

Australian rockers AC DC have stormed straight to the top of the U.K. albums chart with new LP BLACK ICE to score their first British number one in 28 years. The band, which was last...

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Chesney Charts High But His Number One Is On Black Ice

22nd October 2008

KENNY CHESNEY has scored his fifth number one album in America with a collection of songs about his marriage split from RENEE ZELLWEGER. Lucky Old Sun is also the singer/songwriter's eighth Top Country Albums charttopper....

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Ac/dc Tour Could Be Last

21st October 2008

AC DC rocker BRIAN JOHNSON is urging fans to snap up tickets to the band's new tour - because it could be their last ever roadshow. The Australian veterans are preparing to hit the road...

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The Things They Say 9934

20th October 2008

"There aren't as many record stores these days, and Wal-Marts are all over America. New York and Los Angeles and Chicago may be covered, but in the heartland of America, Wal-Mart may be the only...

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Ac/dc Fans Eager To See Band Die Onstage

20th October 2008

Australian rockers AC DC have come up with a novel theory why their latest tour is a sell-out - they are convinced the crowd bought tickets to see them die on stage. The band's live...

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Ac/dc Get Their Own Stores In New York And Los Angeles

18th October 2008

Specialist AC DC stores are to open in New York and Los Angeles at midnight on Sunday (19Oct08) to cope with the demands of fans who want to get the group's new album in the...

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Aussies Ignore Ac/dc Album Embargo

18th October 2008

Australian record retailers refused to honour the embargo for AC DC's new album BLACK ICE on Friday (17Oct08) - because fans refused to leave stores without the new release. The official release date is Saturday...

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Fascinating Fact 6171

15th October 2008

AC DC are to tour the U.K. for the first time in eight years in 2009. The heavy rockers have announced a handful of dates in Britain starting next April (09)....

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Fascinating Fact 6169

15th October 2008

ENTOURAGE actor JEREMY PIVEN unleashed his inner rock star onstage at the 205 Club in New York City on Thursday (09Oct08) after getting behind the drums to play an AC DC track with the bar's...

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The Things They Say 9842

10th October 2008

"There's no celebrities in this band. One thing that AC DC do disgustingly badly is celebrity. We don't go to the Brit Awards or anything. The band is a very grounded band." AC DC star...

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The Things They Say 9843

10th October 2008

"He's probably loving it and having the biggest party up there." AC DC star ANGUS YOUNG remembers his late bandmate BON SCOTT....

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Welcome To The Jungle Tops Sports Anthems Poll

6th October 2008

GUNS N' ROSES' WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE has topped a new U.S. list of sports anthems. Rolling Stone magazine asked readers to vote for their favourite arena game tune over the weekend (03-05Oct08) and the...

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Fascinating Fact 6071

1st October 2008

Aussie rockers AC DC are extending their North American tour into next year (09). The new dates kick off in Florida on 20 December (08) and finish in Nashville on 31 January (09)....

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Fascinating Fact 6067

30th September 2008

Heavy rockers AC DC are to get their own version of video game ROCK BAND. The Australian band will lend their music to AC DC LIVE: ROCK BAND TRACK PACK, which will be released in...

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Ac/dc Top Aussie Album Poll

29th September 2008

AC DC's BACK IN BLACK has topped a new poll to find Australia's most influential album. The heavy rock epic beat The Bee Gees' Saturday Night Fever in the new countdown, compiled by GQ magazine....

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