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.
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.
'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.
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.
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!).
AC/DC made their mark in the wine industry back in 2011 when they teamed up with Warburn Estate and launched their own brand of wines ranging from You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato to Highway to Hell Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine line was a huge success for the band, selling over six thousand cases the first week it was released.
In coolest-thing-we've-ever-seen news, check out this Australian maniac perform AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck' on bagpipes! As proven by Dropkick Murphys, a bagpipe can turn a great song into a phenomenal song, but this dude has taken it one step further, turning his bagpipes in to a homemade flamethrower.