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Ozzy Osbourne Lands His Own Radio Show

21st November 2011

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has landed his own radio show.The star will host new SiriusXM programme Ozzy's Boneyard when it launches later this year (11). Osbourne will showcase tracks from his favourite artists, among them Metallica,...

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Ac/ac Dc's Brian Johnson To Race Car For Charity

9th November 2011

Ac Dc frontman Brian Johnson is aiming to raise $1 million (£625,000) for a paediatric cancer charity by taking part in a road race.The rocker, who is an avid motoring enthusiast, is teaming up with...

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Brian Johnson Cancels Tour For Surgery

8th November 2011

Ac Dc frontman Brian Johnson has cancelled his upcoming solo tour to undergo surgery.The rocker was due to kick off his trek on 7 February (12) in Knoxville, Tennessee but he has called off the...

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The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper Album Sleeve Is Most Valuable

4th November 2011

An adapted version of The Beatles' album sleeve for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has been named the world's most valuable record cover.Sir Peter Blake created the original artwork for the album but it...

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Michael Jackson's Thriller Tops Halloween Poll

31st October 2011

Late superstar Michael Jackson has topped a Halloween-themed online poll to find the scariest song ever recorded.The King of Pop's 1984 classic Thriller was named the creepiest tune by editors of Billboard.com, seeing off competition...

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Minogue Enters Aria Hall Of Fame

31st October 2011

Kylie Minogue has been feted for her success with a place in the Australian Record Industry Association's (Aria) Hall of Fame.The Australian pop star joins children's entertainers The Wiggles as the 2011 honourees, who will...

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Ac/dc Don't Rehearse

13th October 2011

AC/DC don't rehearse.The legendary rockers never did any preparations for early shows, and former bassist Mark Evans - who was with the group from 1975 to 1977 - admits they never changed their attitude as...

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Kat Von D Record An Album

4th October 2011

Kat Von D is recording an album.The 'LA Ink' star - who recently split from her fiance Jesse James - has decided to make a career change and has begun laying down tracks in the...

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Lemmy Launches His Own Wine

30th September 2011

Motorhead rocker Lemmy has become the latest star to turn his attentions to wine-making - he's launched his own Shiraz.The heavy metal musician piloted the beverage in Sweden last year (10), selling 120,000 bottles of...

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Lemmy Launches Own Red Wine

30th September 2011

Motorhead star Lemmy has launched his own brand of wine.The 65-year-old rocker - who is joined in the band by Phil Campbell, and Mikkey Dee - has created a bottle of Australian Shiraz wine which...

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Love To Pen Her Memoirs

29th September 2011

Courtney Love is to open up about her marriage to Kurt Cobain, her family problems and drug issues in a new memoir.The 47-year-old Hole star has signed a book deal with publisher William Morrow. The...

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Justin Bieber: The Street

18th August 2011

Justin Bieber had a street named after him in Forney, Texas. The town's Main Street was renamed Justin Bieber Way by Caroline Gonzalez, 11, who had won a competition to become mayor for the day....

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Ac/dc Releasing Wine Collection

15th August 2011

Ac Dc are releasing their own range of wines in Australia.The rockers have teamed up with drinks firm Warburn Estate to lend their names - and the titles of some of their biggest hits -...

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Ac/dc Worried By Deadlines

9th August 2011

AC/DC never work to deadlines when making albums. Brian Johnson said none of the 'Back to Black' rockers make any choices about when to record their next album because it makes them "worried".He told the...

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Fascinating Fact 11889

5th August 2011

Car-mad rocker Brian Johnson has signed up to co-drive in the upcoming Rolex 24 race at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The Ac Dc frontman is planning to drive a Riley prototype car for Predator...

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The Darkness' Dire Influence

4th August 2011

The Darkness' new album is influenced by Dire Straits.The recently reformed 'Cannonball' group are putting the finishing touches to their comeback album, and have a surprising musical influence to add to "AC/DC, Queen and Aerosmith"...

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Bon Scott Biopic Lands Government Funding

27th July 2011

Filmmakers behind a planned biopic about the life of tragic Ac Dc frontman Bon Scott have been given a big boost after receiving funding from the Australian government.Director Eddie Martin and producer Lizzette Atkins have...

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Ac/ac Dc Fans Say Happy Birthday To Late Star Bon Scott In Scotland

8th July 2011

Ac Dc superfans are set to turn late singer Bon Scott's Scottish birthplace into a pilgrimage site this weekend (08-10Jul11) to mark what would have been the singer's 65th birthday.Scott was born in little Kirriemuir...

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Ke$ha Has 200 Songs For Next Album

5th July 2011

KE$HA has plenty of songs to choose from for her next album after writing nearly 200 new tracks this year (11).The Tik Tok hitmaker is currently working on the follow-up to her 2010 debut, Animal,...

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Kesha's Prolific Output

5th July 2011

Kesha has written "about 200" songs in preparation for her second album. The 'Tik Tok' singer's experiences touring around the world have inspired a creative surge and she has now prepared so many tracks she...

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Justin Timberlake Scarred By 2003 Stones Benefit Show

16th June 2011

Justin Timberlake still shudders when he recalls his performance at a Toronto, Canada benefit concert organised by Mick Jagger - because he was pelted with beer cans by unhappy rock fans.The Rolling Stones personally invited...

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Ac/dc To Tour Again?

6th June 2011

AC/DC may tour and release a new album to celebrate their 40th anniversary next year.Brian Johnson, lead singer for the 'Back in Black' rockers - which also includes brothers Angus and Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams...

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Brian Johnson Hates Celebrity Autobiographies

6th June 2011

Ac Dc frontman Brian Johnson decided to turn his memoirs into a collection of short stories because he hates celebrity autobiographies.The singer recalls his life in a series of "funny and positive" anecdotes in Rockers...

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Ac/ac Dc Rocker Brian Johnson Can't Stand Idol Shows

6th June 2011

Ac Dc frontman Brian Johnson refuses to watch his pal Steven Tyler on TV talent show American Idol - because he hates the programme.The British rocker has no time for the reality TV series -...

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Ac/ac Dc Set For One More Album/tour?

5th June 2011

Veteran rockers Ac Dc are not ruling out another album and world tour, despite the fact frontman Brian Johnson had to be persuaded to play added shows on the group's Black Ice dates.Johnson had retirement...

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Ac/dc Still Count Bon Scott As Member

31st May 2011

AC/DC still talk about Bon Scott like he is a member of the band.The 'Highway to Hell' rockers still regard their former lead singer - who tragically died in 1980 after a night of drinking...

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Bon Scott Play To Open In Australia

23rd May 2011

The life of late Ac Dc frontman Bon Scott is to be immortalised on the stage in a new Australian play.The 33 year old died of acute alcohol poisoning in 1980 after a night of...

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Fascinating Fact 11478

19th May 2011

Ac Dc frontman Brian Johnson is the proud owner of the jersey soccer star John MCGovern wore when he lifted the European Cup for Nottingham Forest in 1980 and the helmet racing driver Jacques Villeneuve...

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Ac/dc Have No Limit On Props

16th May 2011

AC/DC have no limits when it comes to designing their elaborate stage props.The 'Back in Black' rockers have had huge pieces built for their tours, including a giant inflatable woman, an on stage wrecking ball...

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The Thing They Say:

10th May 2011

"When I was in school, I used to look out the window and see the big red double-deck buses driving by. It just looked so free. Then you'd hear, 'Johnson, pay attention when you're in...

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