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Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Why AC/DC Never Play ‘It’s a Long Way To The Top’

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC have rarely performed the classic ‘It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock n Roll)’. The song was only played at AC/DC shows between 1975 and 1979. During that time they performed it 235 times which is a lot, but then as an Australian pub band it was not usual for the band to play seven times a week and sometimes twice on the same day.

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Sam See

Melbourne Musician Sam See Slams Protestors For Their Freedumb

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne musician/songwriter Sam See has slammed the maskless morons who protested for the ‘freedom’ has FREEDUMB.

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Bon Scott Remembered by Greg Prato

New Bon Scott Book Features Recollections From Bon’s Famous Friends

by Paul Cashmere

The new Bon Scott book ‘A Rockin’ Rollin’ Man: Bon Scott Remembers’ features stories from Scott’s famous friends.

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Angus Young of AC/DC. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

Perth To Stage AC/DC Bon Scott Tribute on the Real Highway To Hell The Canning Highway

by Paul Cashmere

Perth’s actual Highway To Hell, the Canning Highway, will become the stage for a tribute to the city’s most famous son, former AC/DC singer Bon Scott.

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Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

AC/DC Didn’t Announce Tour But They Are Celebrating 40 Years of Highway to Hell

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC rumoured world tour announce did not happen this week but they have taken the day to honour the 40th anniversary of their 1979 classic ‘Highway To Hell’.

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Western Australian Government Paid $13800 for a Bon Scott of AC/DC Letter

by Paul Cashmere

The Western Government has been confirmed as the purchaser of a letter by former AC/DC frontman Bon Scott. They paid $13,800 for the document.

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Anthrax Scott Ian

Scott Ian Complies His Top 20 AC/DC Songs

by Paul Cashmere

Scott Ian of Anthrax has put together his AC/DC Top 20 list and demonstrated a pretty good argument for favouring Bon over Brian.

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Bon Scott statue in AC:DC Lane

Bon Scott Statue To Be Unveiled 6 March In AC/DC Lane

by Paul Cashmere

A statue honouring Bon Scott will be unveiled in AC/DC Lane Melbourne on 6 March.

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New Bon Scott Book Shot Down In Flames As Its Released

by Paul Cashmere

The Jesse Fink book ‘Bon: The Last Highway’ has been shot down in flames by friends of Bon Scott as it is being released.

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Bon Scott Would Have Been 71 Today

by Paul Cashmere

Bon Scott was born on this day in 1946. He would have been 71 years old today.

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Happy 70th Bon Scott

by Paul Cashmere

Bon Scott would have been 70 years old today (9 July 2016).

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Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

AC/DC Perform Touch Too Much For First Time Ever

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC’s circus with Axl Rose is at least delivering a few dividends to fans with some rarities surfacing along the way.

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AC/DC Its A Long Way To The Top

AC/DC ‘It’s a Long Way To The Top’ Video Was Made 40 Years Ago Today

by Paul Cashmere

40 years ago today on Monday February 23, 1976, AC/DC, complete with bagpipers, played ‘It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock and Roll) on the back of a flatbed truck down Swanston Street, Melbourne and made their historic music video.

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AC/DC Open Aussie Tour In Sydney #SETLIST

by Paul Cashmere

The AC/DC ‘Rock Or Bust’ tour is officially open for business in Australia with the band kicking off the tour where it all began 42 years ago … Sydney.

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Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Brian Johnson Sang Same Lyrics To Two Songs At His First AC/DC concert

by Paul Cashmere

Brian Johnson was so nervous when he played his first show with AC/DC that he sang the same lyrics to two songs in a row.

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Bon Scott Died 35 Years Ago 19 February 1980

by Paul Cashmere

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the death of Ronald Belford Scott.

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AC/DC First Setlist From 40 Years Ago

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC performed their first ever shows in Sydney exactly 40 years ago today with a set of mainly Stones, Beatles, Chuck Berry and Little Richard covers.

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At Last The Etta James Story Extended For Perth And Brisbane

by Paul Cashmere

‘At Last – The Etta James Story’ starring Vika Bull has become the surprise stage hit of 2013 in Australia and has been extended for Perth and Brisbane.

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Bon Scott The Legend of ACDC

Bon Scott Movie Begins Pre-Production

by Paul Cashmere

Pre-production or a movie about the life of AC/DC singer Bon Scott is underway with the initial scene being shot in South Carolina this week. The movie will be called ‘Bon Scott: The Legend of AC/DC’.

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Vika Bull - At Last The Story of Etta James

The Etta James Story With Vika Bull To Premiere In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

‘At Last: The Etta James Story’ with Vika Bull will premiere in Melbourne at the Athenaeum Theatre in February, just one year after the death of the great Etta James.

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AC/DC Live At River Plate

AC/DC Live CD Is Not First In 20 Years

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC will release the audio from their Live A River Plate DVD on CD in November and for some reason claim it is their first live album in 20 years. That is complete rubbish.

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Vince Lovegrove

Vince Lovegrove Family Releases Statement

by Paul Cashmere

The family of Vince Lovegrove has released the following statement following Vince’s tragic death in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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In younger times Bon Scott (left) and Vince Lovegrove (right)

Vince Lovegrove, Australian Music Pioneer, Dies In Car Accident

by Paul Cashmere

Australian music pioneer Vince Lovegrove has lost his life in a car accident near Byron Bay in New South Wales on Saturday.

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AC/DC Can I Sit Next To You Girl

Debut AC/DC Single Sells For $1225 On eBay

by Paul Cashmere

One AC/DC fan has paid $1225 a copy of ‘Can I Sit Next To You Girl’, the debut single from AC/DC.

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AC/DC Can I Sit Next To You Girl

Debut AC/DC Single Passes $1000 On eBay

by Paul Cashmere

A 7” vinyl single of ‘Can I Sit Next To You Girl’, the debut song for AC/DC, has surpassed the $1000 bid mark on eBay with another two days of bidding still to go.

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