Tag Archives: AC/DC

BRIAN JOHNSON BACK ON STAGE WITH ROBERT PLANT & PAUL RODGERS IN OXFORD ENGLAND!!!!

Photo Credit – commons.wikimedia.org GREAT NEWS, Brian Johnson fans!  During Paul Rodgers’ “Free Spirit” tour in the U.K. at a show in Oxford last night, he brought up special guests Robert Plant & Brian Johnson to do a rousing rendition of the Barrett Strong classic, “Money (That’s What I Want)”!  Despite the listener-shot camera-phone footage, Brian’s voice clearly cuts through ... Read More »

THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES, CLIFF WILLIAMS!

Photo Credit – commons.wikimedia.org Last night, AC/DC wrapped up their Rock Or Bust tour in Philadelphia & it was a bittersweet night for AC/DC fans.  It very well could’ve been the last date for any group of guys hitting a stage & calling themselves AC/DC.  With the departure of Malcolm Young & Phil Rudd (Involuntarily) in 2014 and Brian Johnson’s ... Read More »

AC/DC ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

Photo Credit – eu.wikipedia.org As it appears we are witnessing the very ubiquitous demise of AC/DC as I type, let’s fondly recall one of the band’s classics & listen to Angus tell the story of the inspiration for the song which also became the album’s title.  Crank up “Acca Dacca” with us at 3PM today & toast one of the ... Read More »

CLIFF WILLIAMS READY TO PULL THE PLUG AFTER THIS TOUR, CAN YOU BLAME HIM?

Photo Credit – en.wikipedia.org After losing three bandmates in rapid succession recently, Cliff Williams knows when to cut bait.  The legendary AC/DC bassist has declared he will stop touring & recording after this final tour in support of the “Rock Or Bust” album.  Click the link below to find out more. SOURCE: http://ultimateclassicrock.com/acdc-cliff-williams-retirement/ Read More »

AC/DC ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

Photo Credit – de.wikipedia.org Brian Johnson had a Herculean task in taking over for the late Bon Scott in AC/DC.  When the band was recording the Back in Black album, they asked Brian to write lyrics for a song that could be considered a tribute to Bon.  The criteria they dictated was that it couldn’t be morbid & had to ... Read More »

BEHOLD THE HEALING POWER OF AC/DC!!!!!

Photo Credit – wikipedia.org Apparently some eggheads at (naturally) the University of South Australia (where ELSE would they be doing experiments with AC/DC’s music?) realized that piping in “Thunderstruck” into the environment where the cancer drug, camphothecin is being synthesized, makes the particles vibrate up & down making them easier to coat with a plasma that delays the release of ... Read More »

KSLX Classic Rock Fly Away to see AC/DC

Learn about the next KSLX Classic Rock Fly Away to see AC/DC in Australia and see some pictures from the Toronto Fly Away that listener Mary from Chandler took! Read More »

WHAT GREAT BANDS ARE NEAR THE END?

Photo Credit – musictimes.com Photo Credit – heyreverb.com Photo Credit – Randy Johnson It is an interesting time to be a fan of Classic Rock.  I’ve been enjoying this music ever since I could operate a phonograph or cassette player. And it seems as though as a lot of our most cherished artists are slowly either pulling away from massive ... Read More »

“How Should We End This?” – AC/DC

So, you say to yourself; “Gee, a lot of AC/DC songs sound alike.” You’d be correct. Especially the *endings* to AC/DC songs. I thought it would be “funny” to snag the endings of all the AC/DC songs that do the power-chord thingie. Little did I know how labor intensive the project would be. These are *all* of the AC/DC songs ... Read More »

The Loudest Band in the World Is Officially …

The loudness war has been fought and Metallica has emerged as the winner. Their 2008 album Death Magnetic has been judged to be the loudest album. But according to some experts, it’s nothing to be proud of. Production Advice, a blog written by mastering engineer Ian Shepherd, has put together a graphic comparing the dynamic ranges (DR) of 21 very ... Read More »