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Axl Rose and Angus Young of AC/DC perform onstage at BB&T Center on August 30, 2016 in Sunrise, Florida

Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose Willing to Stay as AC/DC’s Vocalist After Rock or Bust Tour

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Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses revealed that he's still willing to perform with AC/DC even after the band's Rock or Bust World Tour. According to the 54-year-old singer he'll stay with AC/DC if guitarist Angus Young still wants him to be the group's vocalist.READ MORE


Alice Cooper Reacts to Axl Rose Joining AC/DC, Brian Johnson Denies Being "Kicked to the Curb"

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Following the announcement from AC/DC that Axl Rose is confirmed to be joining the band for their remaining tour to replace frontman Brian Johnson, Alice Cooper responded that he "thought it was just a joke." Meanwhile, the band's front man released a statement about his replacement.READ MORE

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Ashley Madison Hack has a Soundtrack and it’s “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC

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In a Monday press conference meant to give further information about the Ashley Madison hack currently shaking up marriages across the world, Toronto Police began by passing out lyric sheets to the AC/DC hit song "Thunderstruck."READ MORE


AC/DC 'Rock or Bust' World Tour Tickets Rise As Band Prepares For First US Dates Since 2010

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Australian rock legends AC/DC are ready to kick off the 13-date North American leg of their Rock or Bust Tour on August 22 at Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts, and the tour marks the first U.S. tour since 2010. On the secondary ticket market, prices to see the band are rising quickly.READ MORE

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'The Voice' Season 8 Recap & Review: Top 10 Revealed as Deanna Johnson Barely Grabs Twitter Save

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And the cuts begin. The Voice season eight is deep into the live playoffs, and after a decent night of performances from the top 12 on Monday night, tonight (April 14), it was time to start trimming off the fat.READ MORE

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'The Voice' Season 8 Recap & Review: Team Christina & Team Adam Live Performances Bring A-Game

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The Voice live shows are, far and away, the best part of the competition. Maybe it's because it recalls the tried and true format of American Idol (with the team twist), but it's here that we really, truly get to know all of the contestants. And what a joy that is. Tonight (April 7), the singers from Christina Aguilera and Adam Levine's teams got to show off their stuff, and it was a slow start to get to the really engaging performances.READ MORE

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AC/DC Shares "Rock the Blues Away" Video From New 'Rock or Bust' Album [WATCH]

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AC/DC recently unveiled the video for its third single from 'Rock or Bust,' "Rock the Blues Away." The feel-good rocker is the first clip from the new album to feature drummer Chris Slade, who will be behind the kit for the foreseeable future as Phil Rudd deals with his legal issues. The song follows "Play Ball" and the title track from the new effort.READ MORE

Brendan O'Brien

Brendan O'Brien Talks AC/DC's 'Rock or Bust,' Producer Compares it to the Band's Last Album 'Black Ice' [LISTEN]

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After the success of AC/DC's 2008 album, Black Ice, it was a no-brainer for the hard rock band to hire Brendan O'Brien back for their latest album, Rock or Bust. The producer spoke with Ultimate Classic Rock recently about the record, which was released in December. O'Brien talked about his favorite tune on the album as well as how long the effort took to record.READ MORE

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Brian Johnson of AC/DC Joins Billy Joel for 'You Shook Me All Night Long' at New Year's Eve Gig [WATCH]

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Billy Joel rang in the New Year at the Amway Center in Florida, saving one big surprise for midnight. AC/DC's Brian Johnson joined the New York native on stage for a heavy rendition of his band's classic "You Shook Me All Night Long." The crowd could not have been happier. Joel got up from his piano for this one and slung a guitar around his body for the 1980 tune from "Back in Black." Johnson howls in the clip below, via Ultimate Classic Rock, as Joel and his band play a spot-on cover. The crowd freaks out at the end of the song, knowing too well that they just witnessed two of rock's best slay an awesome song. Previously, Johnson stopped by Madison Square Garden in March to perform the tune with Joel. The Piano Man also took on "Highway to Hell" in August with Dead Daisies frontman Jon Stevens. Everyone in the rock realm seems to be showing some love for AC/DC as of late. Gov't Mule collaborated with Slash and Myles Kennedy New Year's Eve on an entire set made famous by the Australian rockers. The setlist included "Shoot to Thrill," "T.N.T." and "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap." Check it out here.READ MORE


Angus Young Describes AC/DC's Signature Style: 'We Want That Big Sound' [LISTEN]

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Few bands have created and maintained a musical style for 40 years like AC/DC. The Austrailian rockers -- Brian Johnson, Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams and Phil Rudd -- took the signature sound established with former lead singer, Bon Scott, and expanded on it with albums like 'Back in Black,' 'For Those About to Rock We Salute You' and 'Black Ice.' Angus spoke with Rock FM recently about the band's brand of lean hard rockREAD MORE

Brian Johnson and Angus Young of AC/DC

AC/DC Special SiriusXM Channel Goes Live November 26 in Advance of 'Rock or Bust' Release

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AC/DC will be the next act to get its own, temporary SiriusXM channel. AC/DC Radio will air tomorrow, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Dec. 7, on Channel 25. Midway through the exclusive run, the band's new album, "Rock or Bust," will be released Dec. 2, and the station will be playing cuts from it, the band's back catalog and tunes usually heard on the Classic Rewind rock channel, Blabbermouth noted. A conversation with frontman Brian Johnson and legendary axeman Angus Young will air Thursday, Nov. 27, at 12 p.m. The Town Hall installment will have the boys answering questions about their career from a SiriusXM audience of die-hard fans. It will be moderated by producer Brendan O'Brien, who worked on "Rock or Bust" and 2008's "Black Ice." Visit the Town Hall website for more information. AC/DC dropped music videos for "Play Ball" and the title track recently, and fans can stream the new album over at iTunes in advance of its release.READ MORE

Brian Johnson and Angus Young of AC/DC

AC/DC Drop 'Rock or Bust' Video: Aussie Rockers Play for the Fans in New Clip [WATCH]

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AC/DC's new video for the title track off their next album, "Rock or Bust," showcases what the band has been about for more than 40 years. The group, minus Malcolm Young and Phil Rudd, perform the new song to a legion of frenzied fans in the video. It has been a long journey for the Australian rock outfit, but they continue to rock just as hard as their "Back in Black" heyday. "We be a guitar band / We play across the land / Shootin' out tonight / Gonna keep you up all right," Brian Johnson sings on a glowing, circular stage in the video below. Rather then being set up on a platform above its fans, the band, like always, holds its loyal rockers above themselves in the video. Angus Young shuffles and steps in his signature schoolboy outfit like a Chuck Berry imitator. Check the clip out below.READ MORE

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AC/DC Share 'Rock or Bust' Title Track, Stream the Band's Second Single Now [LISTEN]

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AC/DC has shared its second single from the upcoming "Rock or Bust" album. The heavy title track has the Australians at their rock 'n' roll best, proving why they have been able to maintain an impressive career for more than four decades. Although guitarist Malcolm Young is not on the track and drummer Phil Rudd has a lot to deal with as of late, the group is living proof of the motto "Rock or Bust." "You hear the guitar sound / Playin' nice and loud," Brian Johnson sings with his iron lungs. "Rock you to your knees / Gonna make your destiny." The riffs are loud, the drums are earth-shattering and Angus Young's guitar work is still a marvel — head to the 1:58 mark for the traditional face-melter. AC/DC crams in so much heavy metal muscle into this three-minute rocker. Check it out below, via Blabbermouth.READ MORE


AC/DC's Brian Johnson Reveals Details On New Album

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Frontman Brian Johnson has revealed to Classic Rock that AC/DC has completed their long-awaited new album, the follow-up to 2008's Black Ice. He told them that the as-yet-untitled album was finished following a series of intense studio sessions in Vancouver.READ MORE


AC/DC "Very Likely" To Tour This Year

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AC/DC's lead singer Brian Johnson has announced that his band will most likely be touring again later this year, which would be the band's first tour since 2010. The announcement came yesterday in an update posted on brianjohnsonracing.com, Johnson's website for his car racing TV series Cars That Rock.READ MORE

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