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AC/DC Reveal Plans for New Album and Tour

For those about to rock, here's some big news: AC/DC have been relatively quiet these past couple of years, but it looks like 2014 is gonna be a big year for the legendary hard rock act. Singer Brian Johnson says the band plans to hit the studio this spring, as well as plan a new tour.

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Bruce Springsteen Performs AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ in Australia

Seasoned performer that he is, Bruce Springsteen knows that there is no better way of ingratiating yourself to an audience than by playing a song by one of their local heroes. Earlier today (Feb. 8), Springsteen opened up his concert in Perth,

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AC/DC Original Singer Dave Evans Announces New EP

Dave Evans, who preceded Bon Scott as the lead singer of AC/DC, has a new EP, 'Nothing to Prove,' which will be released March 3 on Australia's Rocksector Records. The video for the opening track, 'Put Up or Shut Up,' is embedded above.

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26 Years Ago: AC/DC’s ‘Blow Up Your Video’ Released

Arguably no album released during AC/DC's Brian Johnson era arrived with smaller fanfare than 'Blow Up Your Video,' which was released on Jan. 18, 1988.

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Journey Tops List of the Best Driving Songs [POLL + VIDEO]

According to a survey conducted by Insurance.com, the five biggest and most popular turn up the radio, roll down the windows songs are all classic rock songs.

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40 Years Ago: AC/DC and Journey Both Play Their First Concerts on the Same Night

It's impossible to predict the future, but it seems safe to say that no matter what happens this New Year's Eve in the world of classic rock, it won't measure up to Dec. 31, 1973, when future rock titans Journey and AC/DC both played their very first concerts on the same night.

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AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ Cracks U.K. Top 10

A fan campaign to send AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell' to the No. 1 spot for Christmas has ended short of its goal, but still left the band with a pretty impressive career milestone.

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AC/DC Almost Fired Bon Scott After 1975 Heroin Overdose, Claims Former Bassist

According to a new book, former AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott was nearly fired from the group back in 1975 after he almost died from a heroin overdose.

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35 Years Ago: AC/DC Release ‘If You Want Blood You’ve Got It’

By 1978, AC/DC had packed their relatively short, half-decade career with five albums and hundreds of concerts. For their strenuous efforts they deservedly attained a considerable amount of success around the world. But they still hadn't cracked the platinum-sales mark in the U.S. That career benchmark was just around the corner, with the following year's 'Highway to Hell.' But before taking that next step, the band decided the time was ripe to celebrate its first few years with a live album, the now-classic 'If You Want Blood You've Got It.'

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18 Years Ago: AC/DC’s ‘Ballbreaker’ Released

The 13th AC/DC album turned out to be lucky for the Australian hard rock legends, which is why we're celebrating the Sept. 26, 1995 release of 'Ballbreaker.' The album continued their return to form after 1990's 'The Razor's Edge.'

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Here’s AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ Played on Flaming Bagpipes

Well, here's something you don't see every day (unless you follow this guy around, in which case, move along ... move along). It's a man with a mohawk playing "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC on bagpipes that shoot flames

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Early AC/DC Bassist Neil Smith Dies

Neil Smith, an early bassist for hard rock legends AC/DC, died today (April 7) after battling cancer. The news was reported on the Australian rocker's official Facebook page.

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