- 13 April 2010
October 20 will mark the release of AC/DC's widely-anticipated â€˜Black Iceâ€™, the band's first studio album in eight years. â€˜Black Iceâ€™ features 15 new tracks from brothers Angus and Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Cliff Williams, and Phil Rudd. The album was produced by Brendan O'Brien at the Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, BC.
"Rock 'N' Roll Train," the album's first single, debuted August 28 and the band is set to kick off its first world tour since 2001 in late October.
'Black Ice' is available for preorder at Amazon now.
- 8 April 2010
Justin Sandercoe is a YouTube legend, with over 60 million YouTube hits, and almost 100,000 subscribers, he really is teaching the world to play guitar!
We've teamed up with Justin to teach you how to play Shoot To Thrill, we want you to film yourself playing the song and upload your version as a video response to Justin's tuition video.
Here's the best bit... The best one will win a unique Gibson SG guitar with an AC/DC Iron Man 2 paint job, created by the guitar wizards at www.simscustom.com.
For your chance to win, and to see a picture of the guitar, check out the competition on Justin's website.
There are a load of other prizes too, so even if you're not the world's greatest guitar player you can be sure there's something for you!
Visit www.justinguitar.com/acdc for more info.
- 31 March 2010
- 25 March 2010
This weekend, fans attending the Toronto Comic Con will get a truly interactive experience by having their photos taken with a life-sized Angus Young standee infront of a giant AC/DC Ironman 2 album cover, while listening to the 15 classic AC/DC tracks that make up the soundtrack to the upcoming movie.
We'll have all of the photos right here on ACDCRocks.com starting Monday.
- 21 March 2010
Announcing the official launch of the AC/DC: Iron Man 2 store, exclusively from acdc.com and acdcrocks.com. Pre-order the album from the store before its April 19th release and be entered to win* a signed guitar from AC/DC!
Special Bonus: All orders will include an exclusive, limited edition numbered AC/DC: Iron Man 2 lithograph. This custom 18" x 24" print is only available with purchase from the AC/DC: Iron Man 2 store.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN
- 8 March 2010
The new 'Iron Man 2' trailer premiered last night during a post-Oscars episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and there's a lot to like about the latest peek at Jon Favreau's much-anticipated sequel. The second official trailer was introduced by Tony Stark himself, Robert Downey Jr., and now you can watch it here. 'Iron Man 2' arrives in theaters in the U.S. on May 7, 2010.
- 16 February 2010
AC/DC took a break from the action to entertain fans in Australia. Lead singer Brian Johnson was spotted hugging one fan and then joking around with another. To read the full article click HERE. What would you say to Brian if you got to meet him?
- 1 February 2010
Congratulations to AC/DC, 2010 Grammy winner for Best Hard Rock Performance , for "War Machine" from their latest album, Black Ice.
- 26 January 2010
AC/DC has just announced 'AC/DC: Iron Man 2,' the official album set to be released April 19th through Columbia Records in support of the upcoming 'Iron Man 2' film from Marvel Studios. The album will feature 15 classic AC/DC songs, selected from ten of the band's studio albums ranging from 1976 to 2008. Included in the album are notable classics such as "Shoot To Thrill," "Thunderstruck," and "Let There Be Rock" as well as "War Machine" from the recent 'Black Ice' release.
Making its worldwide premiere today is the official 'AC/DC: Iron Man 2' video for "Shoot To Thrill", available in Canada on VEVO.com. The video features the original "Shoot To Thrill" track from 'Back In Black' and was filmed live in Buenos Aires last month while the band was on their sold out Black Ice World tour.
The film opens internationally beginning on April 28, 2010. In the U.S. and Canada, the film will be distributed by Paramount Pictures and is scheduled for release on May 7, 2010.
- 20 January 2010
AC/DC's got their sights set on Northern Europe with the announcement of three new shoes in the upper territories, joining yesterday's announcement of their May 30th return to Oslo, Norway.
Today the band expanded their summer trek with shows at Ratina Stadium in Tampere, Finland on June 1st, Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden on June 3rd, and CASA Arena Horsens in Horsens, Denmark on June 5th.
Tickets go on sale online on January 26th at 9AM (local time) for the Tampere show and the same day at 10AM (local time) for the Stockholm show. Tickets for the Horsens show go on sale online January 29th at 10AM (local time).