- 23 June 2011
USAopoly has announced a tentative August release date for an AC/DC Collector’s Edition Monopoly board game.
The AC/DC Collector’s Edition of Monopoly is the first and only game that combines the risk taking, deal making Monopoly game play with one of the most legendary and enduring rock ‘n roll bands of all time, allowing fans to vie for control of AC/DC’s most iconic albums and international locations.Game Play: Players will buy, sell and trade AC/DC albums and international locations. Players improve their properties with Gold and Platinum Records.
6 Tokens: Cannon (“For Those About To Rock”), Bundle of Dynamite (“T.N.T.”), Bell on Fire (“Hells Bells”), Lightning Bolt (“Thunder Struck”), Angus’s School Boy Hat (“School Days”), Stacks of Cash (“Money Talks”)
- 16 June 2011"A shark cage tour operator has found that great white sharks are attracted to music by Aussie band AC/DC." reports the Australian Geographic.
Apparently, shark cage tour operator Matt Waller has discovered that great white sharks have an appreciation for AC/DC songs. After much experimentation with different music which seemed to have no effect, the sharks were attracted to the cages when they heard AC/DC songs such as "Back In Black" and "You Shook Me All Night Long".
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- 27 May 2011
AC/DC's brand new concert DVD "Live At River Plate" recorded in Buenos Aires Argentina on the bands massive "Black Ice" world tour has debuted as the #1 selling DVD in 17 different countries worldwide, including the USA, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Australia, Argentina, Canada, Ireland, Belgium, Sweden, New Zealand, Austria, Chile, Hungary, Finland and Italy.
AC/DC's "Live At River Plate" DVD & Blu-Ray was released on May 10.
- 20 May 2011
"Rockers and Rollers: A Full Throttle Memoir" by Brian Johnson, available for the first time in the US on May 24th. Containing new, never before published material, make sure to pre-order your copy today!
By night, Brian Johnson sings in the biggest rock 'n' roll band on the planet. But by day, AC/DC's frontman drives balls to the wall. Cars and rock 'n' roll-they were made for each other.
"Rockers and Rollers" is a tribute to Brian’s obsession with four wheels. By turns surprising, poignant, funny, and maybe a little bit bawdy, these are the stories of a man who drives as hard as he rocks.
Brian will be making in store appearances signing copies of his new book at
the following locations:
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
12:30 PM EST
BARNES & NOBLE
555 Fifth AVE
New York, NY 10017
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
313 New York AVE
Huntington, NY 11743
Thursday, May 26, 2011
211 E. Ridgewood AVE
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
- 12 May 2011
May 6th AC/DC treated fans to an in person appearance at the world premiere of their brand new DVD & Blu Ray release "Live At River Plate", which is scheduled for release on May 10th. The Hammersmith Apollo in London was decked out with AC/DC cannons, Hells Bell and a black AC/DC carpet which the band entered the event, greeting fans on the way in. Ozzy Osbourne introduced the band before AC/DC appeared on the stage for a hello to fans before taking their seats to view the concert film on the big screen. As reported by Sky news, Angus Young discusses "Live At River Plate" and what's in store for the future.
- 12 May 2011Thanks to everyone who entered the AC/DC 'I Was There!' Fly-Away Contest! We'd like to congratulate Justin B., Heidi S., Gonzalo M., Susan M. and Donna H. -- you and a guest will be flown to London to attend to the AC/DC Live At River Plate World Premiere Presented by DeLeón Tequila! Stay tuned for exclusive photos, video and more from the event!
- 28 April 2011Attention fans: All five members of AC/DC will be attending the Live At River Plate World Premiere Screening in London on May 6th!
- 14 April 2011
AC/DC devotees from all over the globe will descend upon London’s legendary HMV Hammersmith Apollo for the exclusive world premiere of AC/DC Live At River Plate on Friday May 6, 2011. Shot entirely in HD with 32 cameras, fans will experience the thunderous excitement and intensity of AC/DC Live At River Plate on the UK’s largest movie screen (roughly the equivalent of 4 double decker buses stacked). AC/DC Live At River Plate definitively chronicles the band’s massive Black Ice World Tour and the history of one of rock music’s best live acts. Fans can enter for a chance to win tickets to this once in a lifetime event here!
- 25 March 2011
Take a behind the scenes look at Buenos Aires and the truly amazing fans that made Live At River Plate one of the most memorable shows in AC/DC history! We salute you!
- 9 March 2011
AC/DC Live At River Plate is a definitive live concert DVD documenting AC/DC’s massive Black Ice World Tour. Shot with 32 cameras entirely in HD in December of 2009, AC/DC Live At River Plate marks AC/DC’s triumphant return to Buenos Aires where nearly 200,000 fans, and 3 sold-out shows, welcomed the band back after a 13 year absence from Argentina. This stunning live footage of AC/DC underscores what Argentina’s Pagina 12 newspaper reported by saying “no one is on the same level when it comes to pure and clear Rock ‘n Roll.”
AC/DC Live At River Plate hits shelves May 10th. Pre-order your copy, featuring an exclusive t-shirt and commemorative poster now and check out the official trailer after the jump!
- 9 March 2011
AC/DC Live At River Plate, a definitive live concert DVD documenting AC/DC’s massive Black Ice World Tour, will be available for purchase on Tuesday May 10, 2011. Shot in December of 2009, AC/DC Live At River Plate marks AC/DC’s triumphant return to Buenos Aires where nearly 200,000 fans, and 3 sold-out shows, welcomed the band back after a 13 year absence from Argentina. This stunning live footage of AC/DC underscores what Argentina’s Pagina 12 newspaper reported by saying “no one is on the same level when it comes to pure and clear Rock ‘n Roll.” Directed by David Mallet and produced by Rocky Oldham, AC/DC Live At River Plate was shot with 32 cameras entirely in HD. AC/DC Live At River Plate features 19 songs (110 minutes) as well as ‘behind the scenes’ footage of this massive production coming together among the excitement of anxious fans.
AC/DC Live At River Plate will be available on DVD, Blu-Ray and Ltd Edition collector’s edition with exclusive t-shirt. Additionally the DVD contains a bonus feature titled “The Fan, The Roadie, The Guitar Tech & The Meat,” features interviews with AC/DC, their crew and fans among the excitement of the shows and the city of Buenos Aires.
AC/DC Live At River Plate captures the intensity and power of the band’s critically acclaimed world tour in support of their most recent album Black Ice, which debuted at #1 in 31 countries. The Black Ice World tour took AC/DC on a 20 month trek around the globe playing to over 5 million fans in 108 cities in over 28 countries. The Black Ice World Tour earned AC/DC a Pollstar Award for Major Tour of the Year in 2010.AC/DC Live At River Plate track listing is as follows:
1. Rock N Roll Train
2. Hell Ain’t A Bad Place To Be
3. Back In Black
4. Big Jack
5. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
6. Shot Down In Flames
8. Black Ice
9. The Jack
10. Hells Bells
11. Shoot To Thrill
12. War Machine
13. Dog Eat Dog
14. You Shook Me All Night Long
16. Whole Lotta Rosie
17. Let There Be Rock
18. Highway To Hell
19. For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)