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Conflicting Reports Cloud AC/DC’s Future

AC/DC
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There's either very sad news or very good news for AC/DC and their fans as two conflicting reports have surfaced online.

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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Rocks ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’ at Billy Joel’s New York Show

Brian Johnson Billy Joel
YouTube

Yes, while Billy Joel is known as 'The Piano Man,' he did have his fair share of upbeat rockers back in the day. But Joel, who is in the midst of a Madison Square Garden residency in New York, surprised fans by upping the wattage even more than usual. AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson turned up as a surprise guest, rocking the house with a rendition of 'You Shook Me All Night Long.'

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AC/DC vs. Motorhead – Classic Cage Match

ACDC vs Motorhead
Atlantic / Mercury

Congrats are in order for Motley Crue's 'Wild Side,' which has now been officially retired after reaching the Loudwire Classic Cage Match Hall of Fame with five straight victories. With their run through 1987 complete, we now move on to two other well known bands and another year -- 1980.

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Early Recordings From AC/DC’s Young Brothers to Get Re-Release

Marcus Hook Roll Band
Mad Ink PR / Photo by Philip Morris

The Marcus Hook Roll Band may not immediately be on the tip of your tongue when it comes to the history of rock, but hard rock music lovers owe a debt of gratitude to the early '70s outfit. It was there that AC/DC brothers Malcolm and Angus Young got their start, and now the band's first album, 'Tales of Old Grand-Daddy,' is getting a re-release.

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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Wins Helicopter Court Case, Loses Name Suppression Fight

AC/DC's Phil Rudd
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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been wrapped up in legal battles lately. The two separate cases he found himself fighting in have ended at almost the exact same time, one proving successful for the drummer while the other did not end in Rudd's favor.

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2Cellos Unleash Incredible Rendition of AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’

2Cellos
YouTube

The outfit 2Cellos are breaking the mold of classical cello by taking on modern pop and rock favorites and their latest attempt at re-arranging a rock classic is the red hot take on AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck.'

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AC/DC Reveal Plans for New Album and Tour

AC/DC
Columbia Records

For those about to rock, here's some big news: AC/DC have been relatively quiet these past couple of years, but it looks like 2014 is gonna be a big year for the legendary hard rock act. Singer Brian Johnson says the band plans to hit the studio this spring, as well as plan a new tour.

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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin Raises Horns for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, AC/DC, Dio + More

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. His persuasion as an anti-authoritarian and surly redneck who loves drinking beer and kicking ass is among the most celebrated characters in WWE / WWF history. Those familiar with Austin may picture the man listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd or Hank Williams, and although that may be true, Austin recently professed his love for Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne and many other metal acts.

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AC/DC Nearly Fired Bon Scott After Heroin Overdose, According to Former Bassist

AC/DC's Bon Scott
Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images

A revealing piece of information has been uncovered in the new book, 'The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC.' In an interview for the book, former AC/DC bassist Mark Evans claims that legendary vocalist Bon Scott was nearly fired from the band after a 1975 heroin overdose, , according to The Australian.

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Kid Drummer Out of Diapers and ‘Back in Black’ – Best of YouTube

Kid Drumming to AC/DC
YouTube: TaipeiDawg

A lot of 5-year-old boys are just starting to learn how to sit on a toilet seat by themselves, but this kid has mastered an entirely different throne - the drum stool (yeah, we said 'stool' - sorry!).

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Filed Under: Category: Best of YouTube, Rock, Videos

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