AC/DC have thrown their support behind a campaign to erect a new statue of the late Bon Scott in the singer's hometown of Kirriemuir, Scotland. Though AC/DC are known for their Australian pride, Scott actually moved to the continent from Scotland in his youth.
Who doesn't love a good fist-pumping metal anthem? Anthrax have been enjoying rocking out to AC/DC's 'T.N.T.' while on tour, promoting their recently released version from the new 'Anthems' covers EP. But Wednesday (March 27) in Los Angeles, the veteran metallers offered a warm welcome to special guest Slash for their performance.
Dave Evans may not be as well known as Bon Scott or Brian Johnson, but AC/DC's original vocalist definitely holds a key role in the history of the band and he's still proud of his time with the group. Evans will join the world's biggest AC/DC tribute show this weekend, playing with Long Way to the Top, while celebrating his original group's 40th anniversary.
In a new interview, AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams offers an update on new AC/DC material. While the band has not hit the studio yet, Williams says the group's legendary guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young are currently crafting new songs for the band's next album.
The 2013 March Metal Madness bracket continues in the Devil Horn Region with this Round 2 pairing of AC/DC's huge-selling 'Back in Black' against Dream Theater's prog-metal standard 'Images and Words.'
We're in Round 2 of Loudwire's March Metal Madness 2013 and we're letting the fans choose the best metal album of all time. After an exciting first round in the Stage Dive region, half of the albums in contention have been eliminated, and the big dogs are only just beginning to grit their teeth.
You never know what you're going to get when you invite the crowd up onstage with you for a performance. What the Dropkick Murphys got during their recent set in New York was at least one audience member who made his way onstage and began performing the Hitler salute as the band rocked out a cover of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.'
We kick off Round 1 of the Devil Horn region of Loudwire's 2013 March Metal Madness with AC/DC's huge-selling 'Back in Black' disc squaring off against black metallers Mayhem and their influential album, 'De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas.'
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