2011 – AC/DC Refuses to allow their songs for Download on This Day in Rock! “I know The Beatles have changed, but we’re going to carry on like that,” AC/DC guitarist Angus Young told Sky News Friday at the London premiere of the band’s new DVD, “Live At River Plate.” At least you can still […]
2010 – AC/DC Named Top Act Ever In New MySpace Poll on This Day in Rock Music History! According to Ninemsn.com.au, AC/DC have beaten NIRVANA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and THE BEATLES in an online poll to find the best acts of all time. The Aussie rockers were voted the world’s greatest band in the […]
2010 – AC/DC Triumph in Chart Thanks to ‘Iron Man 2’ The rock band’s songs which are compiled in an album and used as the soundtrack to the Marvel movie is topping the U.K. Albums chart. AC/DC Triumph in Chart Thanks to ‘Iron Man 2′ See larger image AC/DC have returned to the top of […]
2010 – AC/DC Photo Exhibition And Fan Gathering Set For Stockholm – Mar. 14, 2010 According to ACDC-Bootlegs.com, there will be a small exhibition of photographs on June 2-3, 2010 from AC/DC concerts performed in Sweden. It is a co-operation between the fan club Acdcmachine.com and Ibis Hotel in Hägersten, Sweden, which will host the […]
2009 – According to official US sales figures AC/DC were the biggest sellers of 2008 with over 3.4m sales. Lil Wayne was in second place with 3.3m, Taylor Swift was third with 3.2m, Coldplay fourth with 2.5m and Metallica fifth with 2.3m.
2008 – AC/DC started a two-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Black Ice’ the bands fifteenth studio album and the second-best selling album of 2008.
2008 – Total Guitar magazine voted Celine Dion’s rendition of the AC/DC track ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’ as the world’s worst cover version ever, the magazines editor Stephen Lawson said Dion’s cover was “sacrilege”. In the best cover versions list, Jimi Hendrix was voted into first place with his version of the Bob […]
2006 – The gravesite of AC/DC singer Bon Scott in Fremantle Cemetery in Western Australia is classified with a heritage listing. Scott died in February 1980 at the age of 33.
2004 – It’s reported that U.S. Marines are blasting AC/DC’s “Shoot to Thrill” at high volumes to drive Muslim insurgents from their homes in Iraq. Lyrics: All you women who want a man of the street But you don’t know which way you wanna turn Just keep a coming and put your hand out to […]
2004 – It’s reported that U.S. Marines are blasting ‘s “Shoot to Thrill” at high volumes to drive Muslim insurgents from their homes in Iraq.
2003 – An eclectic array of artists induct the new members into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani inducts the Police, while Aerosmith vocalist Steven Tyler inducts AC/DC. Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello introduces the surviving members of the Clash, Elton John inducts Elvis Costello, and […]