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

AC/DC's Bon Scott
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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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AC/DC Support Plans for Bon Scott Statue in His Scotland Hometown

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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.

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Anthrax Perform AC/DC’s ‘T.N.T.’ for Bon Scott’s Hometown Crowd

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Anthrax are currently making the rounds down under and one of their recent stops on Australia's Soundwave Festival came in Perth, which also just happens to be the hometown of late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott.

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Biopic on Late AC/DC Vocalist Bon Scott Casts Lead Actor + Begins Pre-Production

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He was one of the more entertaining characters in rock music and now the short life and times of late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott will be featured on the big screen. After spending the last year getting the cast and crew lined up, pre-production has begun on a new biopic titled 'Bon Scott -- The Legend of AC/DC.'

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Favorite Bon Scott AC/DC Song – Readers Poll

AC/DC's Bon Scott
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When AC/DC singer Bon Scott tragically died in 1980, the music world lost one of the greatest rock 'n' roll frontmen of all time. Thankfully, Scott left a lasting legacy through his music.

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