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Posted onAugust 4, 2016
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ANGUS YOUNG RETIRING AC/DC?

‘It can look a bit strange – ‘Who’s this old guy in a school suit?’ ” says 61-year-old AC/DC guitarist Angus Young. “Somebody once commented, ‘From a distance, he looks quite youthful.’ It’s only when you get up close that you can see the weathered look.” That wear and tear are real for Young as he leads AC/DC through their toughest and possibly final world tour, which ends September 20th in Philadelphia.

To leave a kind message for Tracey and her family: Tracey L Crawford-Owens

Please keep my friend Tracey L Crawford-Owens and her family in your prayers for today God called home this handsome little Angel Justin… He also called home Tracey’s sister yesterday as well, so this family actually lost 2 loved ones back to back an need all the prayers we can give them right now in this difficult time, May they both R.I.H now ??????

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AC/DC loses another member!

Posted onJuly 7, 2016
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They are slowly becoming a tribute band!

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From: Blabbermouth

Cliff Williams Will Retire After AC/DC’s Current Tour

Bassist Cliff Williams, the second-longest tenured member of AC/DC, will retire after the band’s troubled tour in support of Rock or Bust. In the end, it seems the loss of three bandmates in quick succession was more than Williams could take.

“It’s been what I’ve known for the past 40 years, but after this tour I’m backing off of touring and recording,” Cliff tells Gulfshore Life. “Losing Malcolm [Young], the thing with Phil [Rudd] and now with Brian [Johnson], it’s a changed animal. I feel in my gut it’s the right thing.”

News that original rhythm guitarist Young would retire following a dementia diagnosis arrived before AC/DC completed their current album; nephew Stevie Young took over. Rudd, who performed on Rock or Bust, was then replaced by ex-AC/DC drummer Chris Slade after a series of legal issues. Finally, Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose ended up serving as a sub for Johnson when the band’s long-time frontman was faced with catastrophic hearing loss.

That left Williams and stalwart guitarist Angus [Young], together since 1978’s Powerage. Over the years, Williams contributed to a stunning 11-album run of platinum or multi-platinum sales. Rock or Bust then peaked at No. 1 in 12 countries. “When you start out, you kind of hope for success,” Williams admits. “That’s what you are working for. But you never really know. It’s been surreal, really.”

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Brian Johnson releases new post AC/DC song!

Posted onMay 18, 2016
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From: Radio.com

Comedian Jim Breuer has released a new single titled “Mr. Rock n’ Roll,” which features vocals by AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson.[hmtad name=”Adsense Unit 1″ align=”floatright”]

Related: AC/DC Discuss Brian Johnson’s Departure

“To me, Brian is the most powerful voice in rock and roll, Breuer told Rolling Stone. “He is also the funniest and most generous man I have ever known. I am still in awe of how he recorded the song and forever thankful.”

AC/DC was forced to postpone ten shows of their U.S. tour earlier this year after Johnson had “been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.”

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AC/DC’s first video with Axl Rose tour invitation!

Posted onMay 5, 2016
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From the :UltimateClassicRock

AC/DC Post Tour Invitation Video With Axl Rose

AC/DC will bring their Axl Rose experiment to Lisbon on May 7, and have posted a short video inviting fans to come out for the show.

In the clip, which you can watch above, Rose is seated alongside Angus Young and Cliff Williams as the three share their enthusiasm for the upcoming gig. “Lisbon, here we come,” says Young. “We’re really excited to be here in Portugal. We’re here to give you a great rock show, so we hope to see you all there.”

“Absolutely,” adds Rose. “We’re very excited to be there.”

“We’ll see you on Saturday,” says Williams, ending the clip with a thumbs up

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Brian Johnson releases Statement Concerning AC/DC

Posted onApril 19, 2016
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Brian took the high road. Like a true Gent should! No mud slinging!

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http://ultimateclassicrock.com/ac-dc-brian-johnson-departure-statement/

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AC/DC and Axl seen leaving studio

Posted onMarch 28, 2016
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Well folks, it looks as though the internet rumors over the past few weeks are true. If Axl is indeed singing for AC/DC this is going to be either the greatest thing to happen to rock and roll since AC/DC found Brian Johnson or the biggest flop in music history since AC/DC dropped Brian Johnson…Only time will tell but opinions welcome!

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From TMZ:

No one on the planet is about to rock as hard as Axl Rose, and we have the first photos of him leaving rehearsing with what could be his new band … AC/DC!

There are reports the Guns N’ Roses frontman is going to fill in as lead singer for AC/DC, which is rumored to be opening for GNR on its upcoming tour. Axl was at a rehearsal studio in Atlanta with Angus Young and co. on Friday … maybe running through the classics, maybe finalizing a deal.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/#ixzz44E1PitpG

 

AC/DC’s Brian Johnson “Kicked to the Curb” according to

Posted onMarch 15, 2016
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his friend Jim BreuerIf the story is true, it doesn’t look like the AC/DC camp are nice people…

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From: The Music

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Following on from reports that AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson would stop touring with the band due to hearing issues, a close friend of the vocalist has come out and said that he was “kicked to the curb”.

CantonRep.com reports that Johnson told comedian and friend Jim Breuer – whose new rock album the AC/DC vocalist sung on — the news after a show at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre in Florida last week.

The band’s situation was then broadcast to listeners of Breuer’s podcast, The Metal In Me.

In the new podcast which was posted today, Breuer claims Johnson was dumped after telling Angus Young the full extent of his hearing issues.

“[Brian] said that he called and let [AC/DC and Young] know, ‘Hey this is what the doctor said, but let’s try to figure this out. I don’t think it’s as bad as he said it is.’ Literally the next day in the press, it was ‘Brian Johnson, tour cancelled, he’s losing his hearing.’” Breuer revealed.

“[Brian said] ‘I would really like to finish and do some shows. I think we can knock this out.’ Then all his luggage that he toured with showed up at his driveway. There’s been no calls. No, ‘How’s your hearing? How’s your health?’ Boom. ‘Here’s your [stuff], nice to know you.’”

Breuer said Johnson was “depressed” about the situation.

“I’ve never seen him down before. He was upset that he feels like he kind of got kicked to the curb,” Breuer said.

The 10 postponed Rock Or Bust US tour dates will be rescheduled later in the year, but it is unknown who will take over vocal duties, with a guest vocalist said to be likely at this stage.

Here is the Podcast link:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jimbreuerspodcast/2016/03/14/jim-breuers-the-metal-in-me-episode-13-mark-tremonti

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AC/DC over? Brian Johnson Quits…!

AC/DC over? Brian Johnson Quits…!

Posted onMarch 9, 2016
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AC/DC has taken a few hard hits lately but is this the last straw? If Brian’s hearing is in danger, I don’t blame him for retiring. I wonder how the fans will react to a guest singer to fulfill their postponed concert dates?

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From the Sydney Journal:

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With Brian Johnson reluctantly quitting as AC/DC’s singer the question has to be asked: is this the end for AC/DC, not only Australia’s biggest band but one of the world’s biggest?

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/brian-johnson-quits-acdc-now-the-rest-of-the-band-should-go-too-20160308-gndir1.html#ixzz42PH7h7Tf
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AC/DC”s drummer Phil Rudd pleads “guilty”

Posted onApril 21, 2015
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Phil has been in a lot of trouble here lately..Hopefully he will get it all straightened out. Meanwhile AC/DC moves on with Chris Slade.

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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd angry over solo flop | Stuff.co.nz

Embattled AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd made a call to an associate asking him to “take out” a former security guard turned personal assistant after becoming angry when his solo album launch flopped, a court has heard.Rudd, 60, appeared in Tauranga District Court on Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis and methamphetamine, and one of two counts of threatening to kill.

He had previously planned to defend two counts of threatening to kill and possession of 0.71g of methamphetamine and 130g of cannabis.

AC/DC performs at Coachella !

Posted onApril 13, 2015
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By listening to the YouTube videos I can tell that the feel and sound of AC/DC has somewhat changed since Malcom is no longer involved due to Dementia. Stevie Young is a good guitar player but feel is feel. Also Chris Slade is back behind the drum kit again after a 20 year hiatus from AC/DC. Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is having some legal issues and Chris Slade kills on the drums. Be sure and check out the You Tube video for the song “For Those about to Rock”. Angus Young and his school boy antics has bloody knee caps! At 60 years old, that’s dedication! ROCK ON!

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