- 16 September 2008
Yesterday marked the launch of AC/DC Radio on both Sirius and XM Satellite Radio. The channel will celebrate AC/DC's iconic career and the upcoming release of Black Ice, the band's first studio album in eight years. AC/DC Radio will be broadcast on Sirius channel 29 and XM channel 53 and will run from September 15, 2008 to January 15, 2009.
AC/DC Radio will air AC/DC music 24/7, including classic rock recordings such as "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)." "You Shook Me All Night Long," and "Back in Black" as well as new songs from their Brenden O'Brien produced album, Black Ice. The channel will also feature AC/DC band members Angus, Malcolm, Cliff, Brian, and Phil describing their singular rock & roll career spanning more than 30 years and sharing their personal insights into their music. The band will also guide listeners through an exclusive preview of every track on Black Ice. So be sure to tune in!
- 15 September 2008
AC/DC's widely-anticipated Black Ice World Tour will open on October 28th at the Wachovia Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The show kicks off a series of US arena shows, to be followed by a round of stadium dates next summer.
Tickets for upcoming US dates will go on sale the weekend of September 20th at Ticketmaster and the band's website, www.acdc.com. Additional appearances throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia, will be announced shortly.
The worldwide tour - the band's first since 2001 - promotes AC/DC's latest studio album: Black Ice. Black Ice will be released on October 20th and sold in the US exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and www.acdc.com. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.walmart.com and www.acdc.com.
The album's first single, "Rock 'N' Roll Train" was released to radio on August 28 and immediately went to #1 at Rock Radio. The video will debut on September 19th on www.acdc.com and www.vh1.com.
No Bull: The Directors Cut - a newly edited, comprehensive HD DVD of AC/DC's famed July 1996 Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas concert in Madrid, Spain was released earlier this week. No Bull: The Directors Cut is remixed in Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound and includes more than two hours of music and bonus features highlighting performances of the band's biggest hits. No Bull: The Directors Cut is sold in the US exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and www.acdc.com.
- 13 September 2008
Just a reminder...NO BULL is in stores now! No Bull is a newly edited, comprehensive DVD of the band's famed July 1996 Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas concert in Madrid, Spain. The film also includes over 2 hours of classic AC/DC in concert with bonus features including "Angus-cam" songs and 2 rare performances from the Ballbreaker tour.
- 12 September 2008
Can't wait until No Bull hits stores tomorrow? VH1 Classic will be doing a special screening of the full dvd tonight (Sept. 8) at 8 pm (and an encore at 12:30 am). You can check out the channel's full schedule here.
Now if you can't wait until then...you can watch a video of "Whole Lotta Rosie" from No Bull right now at AC/DC's imeem page.
And don't forget to pick up your copy of No Bull at your local Wal-Mart or Sam's Club store tomorrow, Sept. 9!
- 10 September 2008
Columbia Records will release No Bull: The Directors Cut, a newly edited, comprehensive DVD of the band's famed July 1996 Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas concert in Madrid, Spain, on September 9, 2008. No Bull: The Directors Cut, also available on Blu-ray, features over 2 hours of classic AC/DC in concert with bonus features including "Angus-cam" songs and 2 rare performances from the Ballbreaker tour.
- 9 September 2008
"Rock 'N' Roll Train" is just the first page in the latest chapter in AC/DC history. Don't fear! ACDC.com's got you covered with the entire history book. Check out our new feature, AC/DC 101, for an interactive, in-depth look at each decade of the Acca Dacca annals.
You might have heard the tale before, but it's never been told quite like this. With vintage video footage, recovered photos and a new spin on an age-old story, AC/DC 101 is a crash course in the history of the world's most electrifying rock & roll band.
So, go get your schoolboy uniform starched and pressed because class is now in session. Don't be tardy!
- 8 September 2008
Fans can now listen to AC/DC's "Rock 'N' Roll Train", the first single from the forthcoming album Black Ice, on acdcrocks.com. The highly anticipated track has been unleashed to the world as of today, August 28th. The video will premiere next month.
Black Ice, the band's first studio album in eight years, will be released on October 20th. Black Ice 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.
- 7 September 2008
- 6 September 2008
As you may already know, we are crazy about fan-created videos. Last week we shared with you this video of "Brian Johnson" singing the new, upcoming single "Rock 'N Roll Train." While it is still the favorite among most of us, it is starting to receive some heavy competition from "Little Angus Young".
So please, continue posting your videos. As long as you keep making them, we'll keep watching them.
- 5 September 2008
UK fans - Enter our AC/DC competition at Reading/Leeds!
Want to see an AC/DC tour rehearsal in the USA? Well, to be in with a chance of winning this amazing trip of a lifetime for you and a friend, all you have to do is:
a. Go to the Reading or Leeds festivals.
b. Find the poster of Angus Young's head somewhere around the festival site.
c. Pose beneath it in your coolest Angus Young/air guitar pose.
d. Upload the picture to www.acdcrocks.com/uk
In fact if you don't make it to Reading/Leeds you can STILL enter by:
e. Downloading the Angus poster and superimposing you own superb rock picture to enter the competition!
UK fans - pre-order Black Ice NOW! UK , the time has come! The long awaited new studio album from AC/DC, entitled Black Ice will be released in all the best UK record shops on Monday 20th October. But you can pre-order it right here and NOW by clicking HERE
No Bull DVD - UK pre-order No Bull: The Director's Cut, a newly edited expanded DVD edition of AC/DC's historic performance at Madrid's Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas on July 10, 1996, will be released worldwide on Monday 8th September 2008. But UK fans can pre-order copies HERE