R.i.p. AC / DC

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    AC/DC are ending their 41 year career on a terribly sad note.

    Plans were underway for a new studio album, their first since 2008's monumental Black Ice, and a '40th Anniversary' world tour, 40 huge shows across the globe.

    About 3 weeks ago, founding member, rhythm guitarist, co-producer and co-songwriter Malcolm Young had a stroke, which left a blood clot on his brain.

    When AC/DC reunited at the start of April to begin a month of rehearsals, in the lead-up to new album recording sessions, Malcolm discovered he couldn't play. At least, he couldn't play like he used to play.

    Nothing has been officially confirmed, as of this writing, but friends and family members have been discussing what happened to Malcolm for the past couple of weeks. The blood clot, resulting from the stroke, is believed to be why Malcolm couldn't keep working.

    Although friends have described Malcolm's condition as serious, it doesn't mean he won't recover. People do get better after strokes, and people do recover lost skills.

    But friends and family of band members believe the decision was made last week to call it quits.

    Media in Australia have gone ballistic today on rumours of The End Of AC/DC, and it appears the news got out ahead of a planned official announcement from the band and management.

    Right now, that announcement is expected Tuesday, April 16, and a press conference has been scheduled.


    AC/DC won't continue playing and recording without Malcolm. It can't be done.



    http://theorstrahyun.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/rip-acdc-1973-2014.html
     
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  2. Wesmantooth

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    bummer one of my favorite tapes as a kid was back and black. still one of my favs wore that fuckers ass out
     
  3. skytzoboy

    skytzoboy not a fuck to give

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    Bummer. :nocheer:
     
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    Never got into them. In fact they rather annoyed me. But they are true rock stars and this sucks. :(
     
  5. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    I am pretty sure I still have hearing damage from their Who Made Who concert back when I was a kid

    Fucking great live band
     
  6. AcquiringSignal

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    Saw them in the early 80's when they had the stage full of cannons. Have they had a decent song in the past 10 years?

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  7. wife is a whore

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    Poor bastard.
     
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    Back in Black:hat:
     
  9. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Nope... and 99% of AC/DC fans don't care... what they have is good enough to last forever
     
  10. PelicanWig

    PelicanWig Beautiful Soup

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    That sucks their music never got old or stale.
     
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    Agreed. Hell's Bells. So good.
     
  12. Wesmantooth

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    :jj: yea yea my all time fav. what a butthole I am
     
  13. chapped

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    who would have thought?

    well pretty much anyone with eye really

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  14. check1

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    That really sucks.
     
  15. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    It really doesn't....

    Not too many bands can claim that
     
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    They really put on a great show.
     
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    from 1977-1980 here's the albums put out

    let there be rock
    powerage
    highway to hell
    back in black

    not bad
     
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    Sad day for sure. Great band and fortunate to see them many times live.
     
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    Jim Brewer impression of them was great.
     
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