THE WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID MUSICIANS OF 2016

by Matt Bishop [via Forbes.com/Zack O’Malley Greenburg] | November 30, 2016 Forbes Magazine has released its list of The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016, and rock music is well-represented. Nine of the thirty top-grossing acts of the year fall into the rock, alternative, or hard rock/metal categories. The Rolling Stones… Continue reading

WILL AC/DC GUITARIST ANGUS YOUNG FOLLOW SLASH’S SOLO PATH?

by Matt Bishop with Matt Christine (SightofSoundMagazine.com) | March 11, 2016 Heavy metal icons AC/DC have been forced to cancel the remaining dates of the North American leg of their Rock or Bust Tour due to lead singer Brian Johnson’s hearing issues. Sadly, it seems that the mighty members of AC/DC have been bowing… Continue reading

CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST AC/DC DRUMMER PHIL RUDD, ATTORNEY PAUL MABEY RELEASES STATEMENT

Earlier today it was reported that AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd had been arrested and charged with attempting to procure the murder of two men, according to New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty Police District representative Kim Perks. He was also charged with threatening to kill, possession of cannabis, and possession of methamphetamine. Rudd’s Atlanta… Continue reading

AC/DC PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “PLAY BALL” OFF UPCOMING ALBUM ‘ROCK OR BUST’

Today, heavy metal icons AC/DC premiered their new single “Play Ball” off their much-anticipated album Rock or Bust which comes out December 2 via Columbia Records. The album was produced by Brendan O’Brien and mixed by Mike Fraser, both of whom worked on the band’s previous effort Black Ice. The disc debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and sold over… Continue reading