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Bon Scott Biopic Proceeding Over AC/DC’s Objections

Bon Scott
Warner Bros.

Bon Scott is getting the biopic treatment, whether the surviving members of AC/DC like it or not.

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40 Years Ago: AC/DC Plays First Concert With Bon Scott

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When Bon Scott took the stage with AC/DC for the first time on October 5, 1974, it wasn't under the white-hot spotlights of Madison Square Garden or the Hollywood Bowl.

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34 Years Ago: Bon Scott Found Dead

Bon Scott's Grave
Paul Kane, Getty Images

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1980, Bon Scott was found dead. The legendary AC/DC front man had been out drinking with friends, but the casual evening took a terrible turn as Scott passed out in his car, and ultimately choked to death on his own vomit. He was only 33 years old.

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Watch Bon Scott Perform in His Pre-AC/DC Band

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Michael Ochs Archive, Getty Images

A new video featuring rare footage and performance from Bon Scott before he joined AC/DC is now available. Blue Pie Records has released 'Round and Round and Round,' a music-video archive featuring the late singer.

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16 Years Ago: AC/DC Release ‘Bonfire’ Box Set

AC/DC
Bazillion Points Books

On Nov. 18, 1997, AC/DC paid tribute to their fallen comrade Bon Scott with the release of the 'Bonfire' boxed set. The five-CD boxed set, issued 16 years ago, featured live material and alternate takes from the maniacal singer's tenure in the band. 

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AC/DC Almost Fired Bon Scott After 1975 Heroin Overdose, Claims Former Bassist

Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records

According to a new book, former AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott was nearly fired from the group back in 1975 after he almost died from a heroin overdose.

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10 Best Bon Scott AC/DC Songs

Bon Scott
Warner Brothers

The best Bon Scott AC/DC songs lighten the sense of menace found within the band's lyrics and music with the sense of humor and self-deprecation that made the singer so charismatic and beloved. Here's our humbly chosen list of the 10 Best Bon Scott

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AC/DC Show Support for Bon Scott Hometown Statue

30th Anniversary Of AC/DC's Bon Scott's Death Recognised

Supporters of a plan to raise money for a statue of Bon Scott in his hometown of Kirriemuir, Scotland received a big boost recently when AC/DC put their weight into the project with a post on their official website. The campaign is looking to raise over $75,000 (50,000 pounds) before June 5. As of today (May 16), they're one-third of the way there.

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Top 10 Bon Scott AC/DC Lyrics

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Paul Kane/Stringer - Getty Images

Every year, without fail, February 19 is one of the saddest days on the classic rock calendar, as it marks the insurmountable loss of AC/DC singer Bon Scott, who died after a "night of misadventure" in 1980 at the tender age of 33. As wit

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Bon Scott Biopic Finds Its Star

Bon Scott and Rob Liotti
Warner Bros. Records / Publicity Still

He was only 33 when he died, but former AC/DC frontman Bon Scott left his mark while he was alive -- and now he'll be getting his Hollywood due with a biopic that recently cast its leading man.

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