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Former AC/DC members Brian Johnson & Phil Rudd reportedly photographed at recording studio

Posted by on August 8, 2018

While we are starting to say our goodbyes to Slayer, it looks like we’ll be saying hello to AC/DC again. The Georgia Straight has shared a photo revealing two former members, Brian Johnson (vocals) and Phil Rudd (drummer), outside Vancouver’s Warehouse Studios.   Johnson had no choice but to remove himself from the group due […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich would like to see Phil Rudd play “Enter Sandman”

Posted by on July 20, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently spoke with Forbes discussing a handful of topics, from the return to stadiums after sixteen years to admiring bands who still rock out in their seventies from acts including The Who, Paul McCartney, and The Rolling Stones. Later in the conversation, Ulrich was hypothetically asked, if he had to watch […]

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Lars Ulrich talks about who’d hypothetically replace him in Metallica

Posted by on May 11, 2017

Lars Ulrich will probably never leave Metallica. As solid as James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett are in the band, Lars is the band’s unfofficial spokesperson, a hyperactive, enthusiastic mouthpiece for them. The fact that he’s not the most technical drummer these days and can’t quite keep up with some of their older material hasn’t slowed […]

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Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is OK with Axl fronting band

Posted by on February 1, 2017

What good is Phil Rudd’s opinion these days? Well, as the longtime drummer of AC/DC, it certainly mattered for the 29 years he was in the band. However, since November of 2014, when he threatened to kill someone while on meth, that kinda went out the window. His exit from the band came quickly after […]

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Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has heart attack

Posted by on August 31, 2016

  As one of the most vintage of rock bands still presently putting out music, AC/DC have had their share of health woes over the past few years. The rock community was shocked when singer Brian Johnson had to suddenly drop off the band’s tour or risk total hearing loss. Of course, that came after […]

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AC/DC’s Angus Young opens up about retirement, Axl

Posted by on August 1, 2016

It’s been a trying few years for AC/DC, with quite a few lineup changes. Their former drummer tried to kill someone, their rhythm guitarist and founding member is suffering from dementia, their lead singer suddenly had to retire from touring or risk going deaf, and their bassist said that this tour will be his last. Through […]

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Judge denies Phil Rudd’s appeal, charges stick

Posted by on October 6, 2015

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pled guilty to threatening to kill an associate, as well as possession of narcotics, and he got eight months of house arrest and had to pay $120,000. For millionaire Rudd, that means eight months of mansion arrest, which he appealed in hopes of getting the charges dropped, too, saying they kept him from earning […]

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Phil Rudd confident he’ll be back in AC/DC

Posted by on August 10, 2015

In a recent video interview with New Zealand’s TV3 3D, drummer Phil Rudd continues to believe he’ll be back playing with AC/DC one day. As of right now, Chris Slade is behind the kit while AC/DC is out on the Rock or Bust World Tour. Said Rudd to TV 3: “Slade! He’s a good drummer, mate. Chris […]

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Phil Rudd pleads not guilty after latest arrest

Posted by on August 3, 2015

If you have seen the headlines about Phil Rudd in the past few months, you may have noticed that not all of them involve his former band AC/DC, except for the fact that Rudd may be in denial and believes he’ll be back playing “Highway to Hell” with the rest of the boys in the […]

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Phil Rudd arrested (again) shortly after getting sentenced to 8 months house arrest

Posted by on July 19, 2015

Apparently Phil Rudd has accepted the fact that he isn’t returning to AC/DC anytime soon.  Just 10 days into his eight month house arrest sentence, the drummer has reportedly been arrested…yet again. It’s remains unclear what exactly Rudd (who pled guilty to threatening to kill his former assistant) did to get arrested this time. However, the […]

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