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Hard rock band

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Sydney, Australia

Claim to fame :

Album "Highway to Hell" (1979)

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AC/DC's Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty to Murder Threats and Drug Charges

April 21, 2015 03:37:49 GMT

's drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded guilty to drug possession and threatening to kill an ex-employee. Phil, who previously pleaded no guilty to the charges back in December, changed his plea to guilty before his trial began at the Tauranga district court in New Zealand on Tuesday, April 21.

AC/DC Announces North American Tour Dates

February 11, 2015 22:33:02 GMT

is back on the road but they won't bring . They sideline the drummer due to his legal woes in New Zealand where he's accused of drug possession and threatening to kill. Chris Slade will fill in for him throughout the tour.

Ariana Grande, AC/DC, Ed Sheeran Join Madonna as 2015 Grammy Performers

January 13, 2015 18:43:28 GMT

More musical guests for the upcoming 57th annual Grammy Awards are announced Tuesday, January 13. The Recording Academy announced , , , and would take the stage at the prestigious awards show next month.

Drake, AC/DC, Jack White to Headline Coachella 2015

January 06, 2015 21:02:39 GMT

Headliners for the upcoming Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Southern California are revealed. , , and are billed for the main stage this year. The event will kick off April 10 and run two weekends until April 19.

AC/DC's Phil Rudd Pleads Not Guilty to Death Threat and Drug Charges

December 02, 2014 07:15:36 GMT

's member Phil Rudd has pleaded not guilty to charges of threatening to kill and possession of the drugs methamphetamine and cannabis. The 60-year-old was excused from appearing in Tauranga District Court, New Zealand on Tuesday, November 2 local time, and his plea was entered by his lawyer.

AC/DC's Members Say Phil Rudd 'Needs to Sort Himself Out'

November 14, 2014 03:39:08 GMT

's members have commented on their bandmate Phil Rudd's recent arrest. In an interview with USA Today on Thursday, November 13, the Australian rock band revealed that Rudd showed erratic behavior which eventually led to the run-in with the law earlier this month.

Malcolm Young's Family Confirms He Is Suffering From Dementia

October 01, 2014 02:34:10 GMT

The family of Malcolm Young, the newly retired co-founder and guitarist, confirmed to PEOPLE on Tuesday, September 30 that he's suffering from dementia. Malcolm's family said in a statement, "Malcolm is suffering from dementia and the family thanks you for respecting their privacy."

Malcolm Young Reportedly Suffers Dementia

September 26, 2014 04:12:13 GMT

Malcolm Young, 's co-founder and former guitarist, has been diagnosed with dementia, sources close to his family tell The Sydney Morning Herald. According to the sources, Malcolm has been moved into full-time care in a nursing home facility in Sydney.

AC/DC Announces New Album for December, Ailing Malcom Young Exits the Band

September 25, 2014 02:58:25 GMT

is releasing a new album later this year. The rock band announced in a statement posted on their official website on Wednesday, September 24 that their new LP would be titled "" and it would arrive on December 2.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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".

'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.

'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.

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.

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".

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.

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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