Tag Archives: AC/DC

AC/DC’s “Whole Lotta Rosie” featured in official ‘Roseanne’ trailer

Posted by on March 5, 2018

Last night (4th), was the 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony. While it had absolutely nothing to do with metal, there was one particular trailer that included a classic AC/DC tune. During the Oscars, ABC aired the first official trailer for their upcoming revival show Roseanne. The revival series will have the same cast and it […]

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Interview: Exodus’ Steve “Zetro” Souza talks cartoons, Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour, Exodus album update

Posted by on February 22, 2018

  The Adult Swim Presents: Mr. Pickles Thrashtacular tour featuring Exodus and Municipal Waste begins today (22). Much like Metalocolypse and even Beavis and Butt-head before it, Mr. Pickles is a twisted cartoon that proudly flies the heavy metal flag, so it’s only fitting that two of metal’s most elite would do the same for […]

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Report: AC/DC will continue to tour, make new music with Axl Rose on vocals

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Just last week, we were wondering what the status of AC/DC would be given that heritage rock and metal acts are dropping like flies.  Singer Brian Johnson was forced to leave or risk total hearing loss, and founding guitarist and riff master Malcolm Young died, several years after dementia kept him from performing with the […]

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Brian Johnson on stepping down from AC/DC: “I had a great run”

Posted by on February 2, 2018

  On September 20th, 2016, AC/DC played what might have been their last show ever. Malcolm Young, who wrote many of the riffs on their most recent album Rock or Bust, was in the hospital suffering from dementia (and sadly, died last year). On the eve of that last show, bassist Cliff Williams announced that he’d […]

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Metal by Numbers: the best selling metal and rock of 2017

Posted by on January 4, 2018

  It should surprise no one that streaming is surpassing sales as the medium of choice for people buying albums. Yet as evidenced by the list below, people are still buying music, too. Nielsen just released their year-end report that found that streaming grew 12.5% with album sales down about 19%. Vinyl sales still increased, […]

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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young laid to rest in Sydney, Australia

Posted by on November 28, 2017

The funeral service for the late AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young was held today (28th) at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. Family, friends, and former bandmates including Brian Johnson and Cliff Williams along with former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd and ex-bassist Mark Evans were in attendance. According to ABC, Malcolm’s Gretsch guitar known as “The […]

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Funeral date set for AC/DC’s Malcolm Young

Posted by on November 22, 2017

According to News.com.au, the funeral for AC/DC co-founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young will be held on Tuesday (28th) at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney Australia. His family requested that the services will not be broadcast in order to mourn in private. The funeral will begin at 11AM and it is the same day as […]

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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson opens up about Malcolm Young as tributes continue

Posted by on November 20, 2017

This past weekend, we lost another legend. AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young died with his family by his bedside. Many continue to collect their thoughts on this huge loss and, AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson recently shared his on his official website. The singer performed with the late guitarist from 1980 up until […]

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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young dead at 64

Posted by on November 18, 2017

AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young has died at 64. Young, who had been suffering from dementia for the last three years, had been replaced by his cousin Stevie on guitar for the Rock or Bust, the band’s most recent album and tour. It’s being reported that he died with his family by his […]

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Brothers in metal: Max and Iggor Cavalera pick their favorite bands of brothers

Posted by on November 3, 2017

In just two weeks, Cavalera Conspiracy will be releasing their fourth studio album, Psychosis, marking the band’s tenth year as a project. Of course Max Cavalera and his brother Iggor may be best known for Sepultura, the band they formed as teenagers back in 1984. With the release of Psychosis imminent, we thought it’d be fun to […]

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