RIP Malcolm Young 1953 – 2017

AC/DC have just issued a statement on the passing of rhythm guitarist and founding member, Malcolm Young. With reports breaking in 2014 of him battling dementia, Young stepped down from his duties and his nephew Stevie Young taking up the mantle for the Rock or Bust album in the same year and the subsequent tour … Continue reading RIP Malcolm Young 1953 – 2017

RIP George Young, AC/DC producer (1946 – 2017)

Yet another notable musical passing was announced in the early hours of this morning. George Young, a member of the EasyBeats who went on to produce some early AC/DC material. He was the elder brother of band members Malcolm and Angus Young. Born in Glasgow on 6th November 1946, he emigrated to Australia in his … Continue reading RIP George Young, AC/DC producer (1946 – 2017)

Classic Covers: The Heimatdamisch – Highway to Hell

Possibly one of the most covered songs of all time, AC/DC's classic "Highway to Hell" takes a Tyrolean tonking with this version from The Heimatdamisch. All I know about the band is that they're German, there are eight of them and pretty much all their "about us" posts are in a language I'd have to feed … Continue reading Classic Covers: The Heimatdamisch – Highway to Hell

Classic Covers: The Lounge Kittens – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

The ever-lovely Lounge Kittens are close (91 days, apparently) to releasing Sequins and C-Bombs which they more-than-successfully crowd-funded. The first track to be publicly released from it is a cover of the classic Acadaca track "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" which they've just dropped the video for. While the video doesn't contain any member of the … Continue reading Classic Covers: The Lounge Kittens – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

AC/DC – Manchester Eithad Stadium, Thursday 9th June 2016

So we may as well get straight to the point. The only question anyone wants to know. Was Axl any good? The answer is simple, he and AC/DC were absolutely brilliant from start to finish. For some of you this is all you want to know for those further interested, read on. There has been … Continue reading AC/DC – Manchester Eithad Stadium, Thursday 9th June 2016

Bon Scott statue finally unveiled in Kirriemuir

We'd like to thank the staff at BonFest for inviting us up last weekend and apologies that we couldn't manage it in a press capacity. However, Pit Troll was there working security and told us that the whole thing was brilliant and went without a hitch. The weather was a little sucky, but the campsite … Continue reading Bon Scott statue finally unveiled in Kirriemuir