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Roger Daltrey Calls AC/DC With Axl Rose 'Karaoke'

April 22, 2016

Roger Daltrey has spoken out against AC/DC's treatment of their longtime vocalist Brian Johnson and their upcoming concerts with Axl Rose in a new interview where the Who singer labeled the remaining Rock or Bust concerts with the Guns...

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4 Questions We Still Have About AC/DC and Axl Rose

April 20, 2016

As crazy as it seems, AC/DC – or at least what's left of it – are just two and a half weeks away from launching a European stadium tour with Axl Rose on lead vocals. Guitarist Malcolm Young had to leave the group following their 2010...

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Brian Johnson Issues Lengthy Statement on AC/DC Future

April 19, 2016

Following the announcement that AC/DC had recruited Axl Rose to serve as vocalist for the band's remaining Rock or Bust tour, many fans criticized the move as it officially removed longtime lead singer Brian Johnson from his post....

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See Guns N' Roses Bring Out AC/DC's Angus Young at Coachella

April 17, 2016

Hours after Guns N' Roses' much anticipated Coachella reunion set was nearly overshadowed by the announcement that Axl Rose would be joining AC/DC as their replacement lead singer, guitarist Angus Young joined GN'R onstage Saturday at the fest...

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Flashback: Guns N' Roses Cover AC/DC in 1987

March 28, 2016

The widespread rumor that Axl Rose is going to be a guest singer with AC/DC later this year was seemingly confirmed this morning when TMZ posted a photo of the Guns N' Roses frontman exiting an Atlanta rehearsal space with Angus Young,...

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AC/DC Deliver Timeless Hard Rock at High-Energy Tacoma Show

February 3, 2016

With the recent death of Lemmy Kilmister (and with his passing, the end of Motörhead), AC/DC are now the last hard-rock titans around that survive and thrive even as they stubbornly refuse to evolve. While their peers have shifted...

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Alice Cooper on Axl Rose With AC/DC: 'That Might Just Work'

April 18, 2016

Alice Cooper is excited by the news that Axl Rose will be fronting AC/DC on the next leg of the latter band's upcoming world tour. "I just think that's such a unique combination," he tells Rolling Stone. "Whoever has tickets to that show has got the golden...

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AC/DC Confirm Axl Rose Is New Lead Singer

April 16, 2016

The rumors have been confirmed: Just hours before Guns N' Roses are scheduled to take the stage for their triumphant reunion gig at Coachella, AC/DC formally announced that – before GN'R's Not in This Lifetime Tour kicks off...

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AC/DC Reschedule 10 Shows Due to Injury

March 7, 2016

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson's doctors have asked him to stop touring immediately, as he is running the risk of "total hearing loss," his doctors say. The band is rescheduling the 10 remaining upcoming U.S. dates on its Rock or Bust World Tour. The...

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2016's 20 Hottest Tours

January 5, 2016

Whether it's aging acts taking a final bow, or up-and-comers riding a wave of buzz, the array of talent set to hit the road in 2016 is staggering. Rock titans such as Black Sabbath, AC/DC and Bruce Springsteen, pop megastars like Justin Bieber, Rihanna...

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AC/DC Announce New U.S. 'Rock or Bust' Tour Dates

December 14, 2015

AC/DC will return to the United States for a second leg of their Rock or Bust tour early next year. The dates kick off on Groundhog Day in Tacoma, Washington and run through early April, when they end at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Tickets...

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AC/DC Razor-Sharp at First U.S. 'Rock or Bust' Show

August 23, 2015

Angus Young's cap flew off six songs into AC/DC's set on Saturday at Gillette Stadium, but the guitarist didn't pay it any mind — he kept shredding his way through "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap," the title track to his band's second album. Over the...

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Phil Rudd: 'I'm Going to Be Back' With AC/DC

August 9, 2015

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd promises he's "going to be back" with the Back in Black band in a new interview. Speaking to New Zealand's 3D, Rudd said his first priorities when his eight-month home detention sentence ends is to "get my job back, get...

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AC/DC Drummer Sentenced in Threatening to Kill Case

July 9, 2015

Phil Rudd, the beleaguered former AC/DC drummer who pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to kill and possession of marijuana and methamphetamine earlier this year, was sentenced to eight months of home detention by a New Zealand judge. The...

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Steph Curry's 'Stairway to Heaven:' Rocking the NBA Playoffs

May 6, 2015

We're into the second round of the NBA Playoffs, and since we've already rated each team in terms of overall likeability, it now seems we should assess the survivors in the most careful, analytical way possible: by comparing them to classic rock bands. You...

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PMRC's 'Filthy 15': Where Are They Now?

September 17, 2015

In the past year, Tove Lo's hit "Talking Body" found her singing, "We fuck for life," Big Sean got on the radio with "I Don't Fuck With You" and Macklemore's "Thrift Shop," in which he raps about purchasing a blanket with the sole intention of ejaculating...

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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Talks 'Crock of Sh-t' Arrest

August 10, 2015

UPDATE: A New Zealand court dismissed Phil Rudd's appeal October 5th, ruling that the drummer must serve out the rest of his house arrest. Rudd's lawyers argued that the sentence was harmful to his music career as it prevented the drummer from reuniting...

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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Rearrested in New Zealand

July 19, 2015

UPDATE: Rudd has pleaded not guilty to breaking detention rules, according to The Associated Press and will return to court in November. Just 10 days after AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was sentenced to eight months of home detention after...

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AC/DC's Brian Johnson Will Appear on Jim Breuer's Album

May 28, 2015

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson recorded vocals for a song on Jim Breuer's upcoming rock album, the comedian giddily revealed during an interview on SiriusXM's Opie and Jim Norton Show. Breuer delivered his dead-on impression of Johnson throughout...

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Phil Rudd Breaks Silence on Charges: 'We All Make Mistakes'

May 5, 2015

As Phil Rudd awaits sentencing for pleading guilty drugs and threatening to kill charges, the former AC/DC drummer is breaking his public silence. "I've seen the error of my ways," he recently told Australia's A Current Affair. "Onward and upward from...

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