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AC/DC

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Famous as :

Hard rock band

Birth Date :

1973

Birth Place :

Sydney, Australia

Claim to fame :

Album "Highway to Hell" (1979)

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AC/DC's Brian Johnson on Bandmate Malcolm Young: 'He's in Hospital But He's a Fighter'

July 10, 2014 07:10:47 GMT

Brian Johnson reveals that Malcolm Young is in hospital fighting illness in a new interview with Classic Rock magazine. Brian also says that he can't say too much about the matter because Malcom's a very private person.
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AC/DC's Guitarist Malcolm Young Takes a Break, Band Promises to 'Continue to Make Music'

April 17, 2014 03:10:58 GMT

's guitarist Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to "ill health." The Australian rock band took to their Facebook on Wednesday, April 16 to announce the news and let fans know that their new music would still come.
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AC/DC's Retirement Rumor Shot Down by Insiders

April 16, 2014 02:12:27 GMT

Reports that emerged earlier this week suggested that Australian rock band was planning to announce their disbandment due to one member's, presumably Malcolm Young's, serious illness. However, multiple insiders have told Billboard that the rumors are not true.
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AC/DC Sell 48,000 Albums and 696,000 Songs on iTunes

November 30, 2012 04:23:05 GMT

will be happy to know that their move to put their entire music catalog on the digital market was not in vain. According to reports from Billboard, the legendary rock group sold 48,000 digital albums and 696,000 song downloads via iTunes during their debut week.
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AC/DC Change Stance on Digital Sales and Release Entire Album on iTunes

November 20, 2012 02:02:54 GMT

Australian hard rock band are finally making their brand of music available as digital downloads. The announcement came from Colombia Records and Apple on November 19 and confirmed that the legendary band's entire catalog will now be available for the first time ever and exclusively on iTunes Store worldwide.
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Bon Jovi, AC/DC, U2 and Lady GaGa Have Biggest-Selling World Tours

December 30, 2010 04:59:31 GMT

have the most successful world tour this year. Although their latest record "" did not sell strongly, and his bandmates managed to rake in a whopping $201.1 million worth of tickets for at least their 80 concerts around the world in a traveling show to promote the album.
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AC/DC Win Headline Performance of the Year

November 20, 2010 03:04:58 GMT

's larger-than-life set at Britain's Download Festival this summer has landed the rock legends a top award. The Aussie rockers' gig was voted the Headline Performance of the Year at the annual U.K. Festival Awards ceremony in London on Thursday night, November 18.
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Ex System of a Down Star Overshadowed Arnold Schwarzenegger at AC/DC Video Shoot

August 23, 2010 05:55:54 GMT

Former star Shavo Odadjian once sneaked into an video shoot and stole the show from . A pal of the rocker was charged with printing passes for the "Big Gun" shoot and he made 30 extra to hand out to friends.
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Mark Wahlberg Retracts Decision to Retire at 40

August 14, 2010 04:34:28 GMT

Actor regrets promising to quit Hollywood at 40, insisting he only made the retirement vow because he was feeling overworked. The "" star became known for his wild lifestyle after making the transition from rapping as Marky Mark to acting, and once declared he'd turn his back on his career when he reached the age milestone.
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Justin Bieber Is First in Bizarre Concert Cancellations Poll

August 14, 2010 03:52:56 GMT

Teen sensation has received an unlikely honor - he has topped a list of the most bizarre concert cancellations. The "Baby" hitmaker's show in Sydney, Australia in April was axed by police over safety fears when thousands of young fans descended on the area and hundreds became "distressed" amid frenzied scenes.
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Nominees of Classic Rock Roll of Honor Awards Announced

August 14, 2010 03:37:20 GMT

, , and are leading the nominations for the Classic Rock Roll of Honor awards, with two nods each. Rock legends KISS and former guitarist Slash are both nominated in the prestigious Album of the Year and Band of the Year categories.
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Romanian Customs Officials Fired Following AC/DC Mix Up

June 28, 2010 08:45:35 GMT

Four Romanian customs officials who left members of and their crew stranded on a highway have been fired. The group was fined 2,500 Euros ($3,000) after they were accused of failing to pay a road toll and banned from leaving the country after a concert in Budapest on May 16.
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AC/DC Win Big at 2010 APRA Awards

June 22, 2010 09:58:06 GMT

Legendary rockers won big at the 2010 Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards on Monday, June 21 after taking home two of the night's top trophies. The "Highway to Hell" hitmakers were handed the Songwriter of the Year prize, as well as the Most Played Australian Work Overseas honor for their 2008 single "Rock 'N Roll Train".
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Fake AC/DC Concert Promoter Charged

June 10, 2010 03:03:28 GMT

A woman who allegedly pretended to be an concert promoter has been accused of conning fans out of nearly $100,000 by planning a fake gig. Australian Leanne Herbert, 41, was arrested in May amid allegations she spent seven months in 2005 promoting a bogus show by the "Back in Black" hitmakers in Sydney.
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Plane Trouble Cut Short AC/DC's Norway Gig

June 01, 2010 04:36:54 GMT

Heavy rockers only just made it to a concert in Oslo, Norway on Sunday, May 30 night after plane trouble almost left them grounded in Berlin, Germany. The band was due to fly in from Berlin, Germany for a gig at the city's Valle Hovin venue, but they faced a race against time when their jet suffered a mysterious "malfunction".
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'Glee Volume 3' Soundtrack Album Debuts No. 1 on Hot 200

May 27, 2010 04:37:46 GMT

Billboard Hot 200 has newly-released "Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers" as this week's champ. Making its way out across United States on May 18, this album pulls in around 136,000 copies in its opening week.
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'Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore' Welcomes New Trailer

May 20, 2010 07:01:10 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new trailer for "". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video gives away more scenes from the film, showing how the dogs react to the new threat spread by a cat who wants to enslave people.
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Drake Announces Second Leg of Away From Home Tour

May 20, 2010 06:34:38 GMT

After finishing the first leg of his Away From Home tour, announced a number of new dates to extend the traveling show. The Canadian rapper has started the second leg of his tour on May 17 at Ogden Theater in Denver.
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Last Season of 'Smallville' Brings Back Chloe

May 20, 2010 06:13:16 GMT

"" will pull down the curtain after a decade long entertaining sci-fi fans. who plays young Clark Kent has confirmed that the show is not returning on screen after the upcoming tenth season, saying "Season 10 of Smallville will be the last season".
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Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Hot 200

May 20, 2010 05:01:02 GMT

reclaims the first position on Billboard Hot 200 with "" and it becomes his fourth non-consecutive week at the top spot. Last week, he sat at the fifth place with 64,000 copies and now he secures the No. 1 spot with just little over 60,000 units.
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Godsmack Top Billboard 200, Eminem Rules Hot 100

May 13, 2010 06:25:24 GMT

score their third No. 1 album this week with their fifth studio album "". Making its way out in the United States on May 4, the effort rules Billboard Hot 200 with 117,000 copies. Previously, they claimed the hot spot with their 2006 "IV" and 2003 "".
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Siobhan Magnus Axed From 'American Idol'

April 29, 2010 02:25:45 GMT

"" reveals a shocking result this week with the elimination of Siobhan Magnus. The 20-year-old from Cape Cod, Massachusetts was never in the bottom three before but her rendition of 's "Any Man of Mine" became her stumbling block.
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'Glee' Madonna Soundtrack Tops Billboard Hot 200

April 29, 2010 02:16:02 GMT

This week, the U.S. albums chart has a new champion, ": The Music, The Power of " compilation. It debuts at the first position with 98,000 units, becoming the first "Glee" soundtrack to top the list. "Glee Volume 1" could only peak at No. 4 and "Volume 2" managed to climb to No. 3.
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AC/DC Triumph in Chart Thanks to 'Iron Man 2'

April 26, 2010 06:53:20 GMT

have returned to the top of the U.K. album chart with a little help from Iron Man. The group's "" soundtrack has beaten to the top spot and the rockers are well on course to end 's run at the top of the European album charts.
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AC/DC's Aussie Gigs Ended in Disarray

March 10, 2010 09:00:53 GMT

's concert at Perth's Subaico Oval in Australia was a big headache for local police over the weekend, on March 6 - 8 - one fan glassed another outside the gig and a motorbike gang member was caught allegedly dealing methamphetamine. Police arrested the unnamed 29-year-old after they found drugs during a search of his backpack on Saturday night, March 6.
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AC/DC's Brian Johnson Mad Over 'Cocky' Fan Petition

February 05, 2010 03:24:46 GMT

frontman Brian Johnson is fuming over a fan petition urging the rockers to change the setlist on their "Black Ice" world tour - insisting their devotees shouldn't take rock 'n' roll so seriously. The band has been hit by complaints from loyal fans during their global gigs, with many teaming up to launch a campaign in a bid to force the rockers to play different songs at each show.
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AC/DC's Vocalist Slams Fellow Musician for Publicizing Charity Work

February 04, 2010 09:32:56 GMT

frontman Brian Johnson has taken aim at Live Aid hero Bob Geldof for publicizing his tireless charity work. The heavy rocker, who himself supports a number of organisations, insists philanthropy isn't something celebrities should boast about.
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Site Selling AC/DC's Gig Tickets Is Crashed Due to Fans' Massive Demand

February 02, 2010 06:48:51 GMT

fans were left scrambling to buy tickets to the rockers' sold-out Denmark show online - after one retailer's website crashed due to the massive demand. The "Highway to Hell" hitmakers are set to play their highly-anticipated concert in Horsens on June 5.
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AC/DC to Have Respectful Tribute for Former Lead Singer

January 30, 2010 04:50:29 GMT

Veteran rockers are set to pay tribute to former lead singer Bon Scott 30 years after his death. Scott died of acute alcohol poisoning on February 19, 1980 after he passed out following a night of heavy drinking in a London nightclub. He was aged 33.
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Video Premiere: AC/DC's 'Shoot to Thrill' From 'Iron Man 2'

January 27, 2010 02:03:47 GMT

A music video filmed by to support one of the "" soundtracks, "Shoot to Thrill", has been premiered. It was shot in Buenos Aires during the band's "Black Ice World Tour" and features footage of the -starring movie.
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