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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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Twain Assures Fans She's 'Enjoying Life' After Marriage Split

12th June 2009

Country singer SHANIA TWAIN has reached out to her fans online to assure them she's coping well, a year after her painful split from producer husband ROBERT 'MUTT' LANGE.The star's marital problems hit the headlines...

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Ac/dc Fans Rush For Tickets

26th May 2009

More than two per cent of Australians will see rockers AC DC in concert next year (10). Over half a million Aussies bought tickets to see the band in concert during a flood of sales on...

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Fascinating Fact 7416

26th May 2009

Australian rockers AC DC sold out four homecoming shows in just 15 minutes when tickets for their Black Ice tour went on sale on Monday (25May09), forcing the band to add extra dates to their...

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Eminem Sets His Sights On 2009 Sales Record

22nd May 2009

EMINEM's new release RELAPSE is on course to set a 2009 U.S. album chart sales record. Early sales estimates suggest the rapper will claim his fifth consecutive number one on the Billboard charts next week (beg25May09)...

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Ac/dc Upset Germans With Noise Levels

17th May 2009

AC DC are in trouble with German dignitaries after Munich officials received over 100 noise complaints about the band's Friday night (15May09) gig. Locals from up to 12 miles (20 kilometres) away from the concert called...

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Police Investigate Ac/dc Ticket Scam

26th April 2009

Police in Britain have launched an investigation after hundreds of AC DC fans fell victim to a ticket scam which saw them turned away from a concert in Birmingham, England. Hundreds of people were unable to...

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Ac/dc Issue Warning Over Romanian Festival

15th April 2009

Rockers AC DC have warned fans to beware of buying tickets for a music festival in Romania - because the band has been "falsely advertised" as a headline act. The Back In Black hitmakers are currently...

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Ac/dc Postpone Zurich Show

30th March 2009

AC DC disappointed hundreds of fans in Switzerland on Sunday (29Mar09) when they were forced to scrap a show in Zurich due to "technical difficulties". Tickets for the Australian rockers' gig at Hallenstadion sold out in...

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Johnson Struck Down With Flu On Ac/dc Tour

5th March 2009

AC DC were forced to scrap a show in Antwerp, Belgium on Tuesday night (03Mar09) to allow frontman BRIAN JOHNSON to battle the flu. The rocker fell ill en route to the Sportpaleis show, and doctors...

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Ac/dc, Floyd & Metallica Land Footwear Honours

25th February 2009

Bosses at footwear firm Converse are planning a new line of sneakers honouring legendary bands AC DC, PINK FLOYD and METALLICA. The Metallica and AC DC shoes will feature artwork connected to the rock acts and...

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Ac/dc Gig Ends In Chaos

19th February 2009

An AC DC concert in Norway on Wednesday (18Feb09) night ended in chaos, after traffic problems outside the venue led to violent clashes with police. The rockers were playing at the Telenor Arena at Fornebu, just...

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Coldplay Top Globe's Best-selling Album List

16th February 2009

COLDPLAY's VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH & ALL HIS FRIENDS was the world's best-selling album in 2008, according to newly-released statistics. The hit release beat AC DC's Black Ice and the soundtrack to movie musical Mamma...

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