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Fascinating Fact 5823

18th August 2008

Rock legends AC DC will release BLACK ICE - their first new album in eight years - on 20 October (08)....

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Fascinating Fact 5705

30th July 2008

Rock legends AC DC will kick off their first world tour in seven years in Chicago, Illinois on Halloween (31Oct08)....

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Osbourne To Be Honoured At Rock Awards

23rd July 2008

Legendary rocker OZZY OSBOURNE will be presented with the Living Legend award at this year's (08) Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards. The former Black Sabbath frontman was confirmed as the winner of the award...

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Wilson Slams 'Girly' Rockers

3rd July 2008

Actor RAINN WILSON has blasted legendary rockers BLACK SABBATH and LED ZEPPELIN for wearing make-up and women's clothes - branding them too girly. The Office star portrays a washed-up drummer given a second chance at...

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Former Ac/dc Singer Fires Off At Book Author

28th June 2008

AC DC's original frontman has taken aim at the author of the band's lauded biography HIGHWAY TO HELL over the way he has been written out of the group. Dave Evans has dismissed Clinton Walker's...

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Dion Tops Worst Rendition List

23rd June 2008

Canadian singer CELINE DION's has received an undesirable accolade - she is responsible for the worst cover song in history. The My Heart Will Go On diva's cover of heavy rockers AC DC's track You...

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Kid Rock Boycotts Itunes

18th June 2008

KID ROCK is refusing to put his albums on internet music store iTunes - because he is not paid enough to do so. The rocker has accused executives at owners Apple of not paying musicians...

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Ac/dc Set For Wal-mart Lp Release

10th June 2008

Australian rockers AC DC have signed a deal with U.S. store Wal-Mart to exclusively release their forthcoming studio album through the retail giant. The band are set to release the as-yet-unnamed LP, their first in...

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Elvis Still The Tops For Autograph Hunters

28th March 2008

ELVIS PRESLEY's autograph is still a top scribble, according to Autograph Magazine's annual list of rock 'n' roll signatures. At prices of up to $25,000 (GBP12,500), the King's autograph is still a hot item to...

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Deicide Tops Prisoner List

3rd March 2008

Death metal band DEICIDE have topped a new list of bands whose music is played to military prisoners in Iraq. The Florida group finished ahead of AC DC, Eminem and Metallica on the list, compiled...

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Fascinating Fact 4916

26th February 2008

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN star JOSH BROLIN has written and directed a movie musical about late AC DC star BON SCOTT.

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Scott Remembered With Statue Honour

25th February 2008

Tragic AC DC rocker BON SCOTT has been honoured in his native Perth, Australia with a life-size bronze statue. The memorial was unveiled as part of a tribute rock festival in suburb Claremont on Sunday...

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Ac/dc Return To The Studio After Eight Years

20th February 2008

Australian rockers AC DC are preparing to end an eight year chart absence by heading back to the studio to record a new album. The band has released a variety of re-mastered LPs over the...

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Wilson Signs Up As Camp Counsellor

12th December 2007

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has been recruited as Los Angeles' Rock + Roll Fantasy Camp's first 'counsellor'. The Good Vibrations hitmaker will offer wannabe rockers career advice during the 10th annual camp next...

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Quo Stars Get Ready To Party Again

6th December 2007

STATUS QUO co-founders JOHN COGHLAN and ALAN LANCASTER are to reform side project THE PARTY BOYS to honour late AC DC frontman BON SCOTT when the Aussie rocker's new statue is unveiled. The Party Boys...

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Evans Goes Public With 1973 Ac/dc Split

5th November 2007

Original AC DC frontman DAVE EVANS was kicked out of the band because he was too popular with female fans. Evans has opened up to website, exploding myths surrounding his departure from the Thunderstruck...

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Silverchair Make Aria Award History

29th October 2007

Rockers SILVERCHAIR have made history after triumphing with five gongs at the 2007 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards - making them the most successful ARIA winners of all time. The band was honoured with...

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Ac/dc Take Over Porn Site

16th October 2007

Rockers AC DC have persuaded a porn website to drop their name after fans keen to get information about the group found themselves looking at dirty deeds. has been specialising in porn for years,...

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Lemmy: 'Rock 'N' Roll Will Never Die'

10th October 2007

MOTORHEAD frontman LEMMY has dismissed speculation rock music is becoming increasingly irrelevant - insisting the genre will never die. The Ace Of Spades veteran admits he gets irritable when people suggest otherwise. He tells website...

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Piven Joins Metal Skool On Drums

4th October 2007

Tribute group METAL SKOOL amazed fans midway through their weekly Hollywood concert on Monday (01Oct07) - when they pulled ENTOURAGE actor JEREMY PIVEN out of the audience to play drums. The band spotted Piven in...

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Jessie's Girl Is Top U.s. Karaoke Tune

18th September 2007

RICK SPRINGFIELD's 1981 hit JESSIE'S GIRL has topped a new list of favourite karaoke tunes. Rock bible Rolling Stone asked readers to vote on the songs that get them up onstage in karaoke bars -...

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The Wiggles Top Rich List

19th July 2007

Children's TV favourites THE WIGGLES have beaten silver screen stars NICOLE KIDMAN and HUGH JACKMAN to the top of Australia's rich list for entertainers for the second consecutive year. The four-man group stormed to first...

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Rockers Pay Tribute To Entwistle At Charity Show

16th July 2007

AC DC stars BRIAN JOHNSON and CLIFF WILLIAMS joined late rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE's longtime drummer STEVE LUONGO to honour the dead THE WHO star in Atlantic City, New Jersey last week (12Jul07). Johnson and Williams...

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Fascinating Fact 3379

11th June 2007

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE dedicated last night's (10Jun07) show in Perth, Australia to late AC DC singer BON SCOTT. The concert opened the group's first Australian tour in 15 years....

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Freddie Mercury Gets Sculpted

10th May 2007

Tragic QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been turned into a resin sculpture as part of a new collection of heavy rock musicians such as Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, AC DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm...

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Aussie Actor Names Bon Scott As Dad

5th April 2007

Australian actor ALEX O'LOUGHLIN has revealed he's the son of late AC DC frontman BON SCOTT. The rocker is believed to have fathered a number of love children during the height of his fame in...

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The Things They Say 4231

7th March 2007

"We'd go and karaoke from time to time and sort of blow it out and be completely ridiculous. I sang some RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, a bit of AC DC and some SEX PISTOLS." NICOLAS...

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Scott Fans Raise Twice As Much For Statue

7th March 2007

AC DC fans have stunned the organisers of a charity concert held to raise funds for a statue tribute to late singer BON SCOTT by raising $150,000 (GBP77,000) more than expected. The Australian gig, featuring...

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Ailing Wiggles Star Quits Cult Kids Group

29th November 2006

LATEST: The leader of cult kid's pop act THE WIGGLES will officially leave the Australian supergroup today (29NOV06). GREG PAGE, who plays the YELLOW WIGGLE on TV and onstage, has been struck down with a...

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Ms Dynamite Involved In High-speed Car Crash

12th November 2006

Award-winning singer MS DYNAMITE is recovering after she was involved in a terrifying high speed car crash while filming the finale for reality TV show THE RACE in England. Fellow celebrity contestant BRIAN JOHNSON, the...

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