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.
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
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 15 years ago, featured live material and alternate takes from the maniacal singer's tenure in the band.
Most think of AC/DC as Australia's finest musical exports, but original singer Bon Scott was born in Scotland and the town of his birth is embracing that fact by making plans to erect a statue in his honor.
For those about to rock, do you recognize the name Ronald Belford Scott? You probably know him better as Bon Scott, the late frontman for AC/DC. Scott's unique nickname came about due to a childhood move to Australia and a crowded classroom.
Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen was the guest on last night's (Oct. 15) episode of 'That Metal Show,' along with Graham Bonnet, former singer of Rainbow. The checkerboard pattern-loving Nielsen recalled some of his best times on the road with his band, revealing that while on tour with Kiss, he was once hit in the head with an empty bottle of Jack Daniels. Despite the projectile making contact with his noggin, he kept on playing.
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 AC/D
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