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Mike Shinoda Unsure Of Linkin Park Future

Mike Shinoda ''wishes'' Chester Bennington had talked up a singer who Linkin Park could've asked to join the band following his passing. The rapper isn't sure what the future holds for the group following the...

Bon Scott Statue Set For Late Rocker's Hometown

The memorial to the late AC DC star will stand in Bellies Brae car park and will be unveiled in April (16). Council leaders received over 80 letters of support for the...

Scottish Ac/dc Fans Hit Fundraising Goal For Bon Scott Statue

Die-hard devotees outlined plans for the memorial in Kirriemuir in 2012 and appealed to the public for donations to achieve their goal the following year (13). Now, 35 years after Scott's death,...

Former Ac/dc Singer To Write Tell-all Book

Evans joined the group when it was formed by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young in 1973, but he exited the line-up a year later and was replaced by Bon Scott, who died in...

Filmmaker Determined To Complete Bon Scott Biopic Without Ac/dc's Blessing

Filmmaker Rob Liotti is determined to press on with a planned Bon Scott biopic, despite the fact the tragic rocker's Ac Dc bandmates refuse to support the project.The producer admits the latest Jimi Hendrix movie,...

Calm Down Internet, Ac/dc Are Not Splitting Up

Brian Johnson, the frontman of rockers AC/DC has debunked rumors that the band are about to split because of health concerns for rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young. Instead, Johnson revealed that the group are actually planning...

Ac/ac Dc Fans Launch Kickstarter Campaign For Bon Scott Statue

Fans of Ac Dc have launched a $77,500 (£50,000) fundraiser to generate cash for a monument honouring late frontman Bon Scott in his hometown in Scotland.Sculptor John MCKenna was commissioned last year (12) to design...

Ac/dc Singer's To Be Made Into Movie

Legendary AC/DC singer Bon Scott's life is being made into a movie.A film charting the life of the vocalist - who died in London in 1980 aged 33 after a night of heavy drinking -...

Bon Scott Monument To Be Erected In His Hometown

A monument honouring late Ac Dc star Bon Scott is to be erected in his hometown in Scotland.Born in Kirriemuir, the singer passed away at the age of 30 in 1983 and now community members...

Bon Scott Biopic Lands Government Funding

Filmmakers behind a planned biopic about the life of tragic Ac Dc frontman Bon Scott have been given a big boost after receiving funding from the Australian government.Director Eddie Martin and producer Lizzette Atkins have...

Ac/ac Dc Fans Say Happy Birthday To Late Star Bon Scott In Scotland

Ac Dc superfans are set to turn late singer Bon Scott's Scottish birthplace into a pilgrimage site this weekend (08-10Jul11) to mark what would have been the singer's 65th birthday.Scott was born in little Kirriemuir...

Ac/dc Still Count Bon Scott As Member

AC/DC still talk about Bon Scott like he is a member of the band.The 'Highway to Hell' rockers still regard their former lead singer - who tragically died in 1980 after a night of drinking...

Bon Scott Play To Open In Australia

The life of late Ac Dc frontman Bon Scott is to be immortalised on the stage in a new Australian play.The 33 year old died of acute alcohol poisoning in 1980 after a night of...

Ac/dc Fans Petition To Honour Scott With Street Name

AC DC fans have launched a campaign to honour the band's former lead singer BON SCOTT with a street name in Melbourne, Australia.AC DC fans are calling on Brimbank council officials to label an unnamed...

Bon Scott's Son Wants To Play Him In Movie

The son of late AC DC rocker BON SCOTT is bidding to play his dad in a planned biopic. Director Eddie Martin revealed last week (4Dec08) he is planning a movie based on the life...

Bon Scott Biopic Planned

Tragic AC DC frontman BON SCOTT's life is to be adapted into a new movie. Moviemaker Eddie Martin is piecing together magical moments from the rock icon's life with the help of his family and...

Scott Remembered With Statue Honour

Tragic AC DC rocker BON SCOTT has been honoured in his native Perth, Australia with a life-size bronze statue. The memorial was unveiled as part of a tribute rock festival in suburb Claremont on Sunday...

Quo Stars Get Ready To Party Again

STATUS QUO co-founders JOHN COGHLAN and ALAN LANCASTER are to reform side project THE PARTY BOYS to honour late AC DC frontman BON SCOTT when the Aussie rocker's new statue is unveiled. The Party Boys...

Aussie Actor Names Bon Scott As Dad

Australian actor ALEX O'LOUGHLIN has revealed he's the son of late AC DC frontman BON SCOTT. The rocker is believed to have fathered a number of love children during the height of his fame in...

Scott Fans Raise Twice As Much For Statue

AC DC fans have stunned the organisers of a charity concert held to raise funds for a statue tribute to late singer BON SCOTT by raising $150,000 (GBP77,000) more than expected. The Australian gig, featuring...

Ac/dc Grave Theft

A plaque from former AC DC frontman BON SCOTT's grave has been stolen on what would have been the late singer's 60th birthday. The brass memorial, erected by the National Trust of Australia, is thought...

Bon Scott Honoured

The grave of tragic AC/DC frontman BON SCOTT has been declared a national heritage site in Australia. Scott died in 1980, but his legend lives on and now officials in Fremantle, Western Australia, have...

Bon Scott Returns For Ac/dc Dvd Package

Heavy rock icon BON SCOTT is being brought back from the dead for a new AC/DC DVD package. Rarely seen footage of the Aussie singer, including one AC/DC performance on a Spanish TV show...

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