Tag Archives: Chris Slade

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is OK with Axl fronting band

Posted by on February 1, 2017

What good is Phil Rudd’s opinion these days? Well, as the longtime drummer of AC/DC, it certainly mattered for the 29 years he was in the band. However, since November of 2014, when he threatened to kill someone while on meth, that kinda went out the window. His exit from the band came quickly after […]

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Review and Photos: AC/DC busts out the rock at Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford NJ, 8/26/15

Posted by on August 27, 2015

Be it when they sold out Madison Square Garden on their last tour, or when they played a fan club-only gig at Roseland, or when they pummeled their industry-filled and peer-speckled induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Waldorf Astoria (in front of members of The Clash and The Police, no less), when AC/DC comes […]

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Phil Rudd of AC/DC pleads guilty for threatening to kill man

Posted by on April 21, 2015

One of AC/DC’s most popular songs is “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap,” a song about a killer for hire. Apparently, drummer Phil Rudd has taken the song entirely too literally, as he pled guilty to one count of threatening to kill his former assistant, as well as two drug charges. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the […]

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Video: AC/DC kick off the Grammy Awards in style

Posted by on February 8, 2015

Rock generally gets the short end of the stick at the Grammy Awards. This year was no exception, as comedy duo Tenacious D won the Metal/Hard Rock Grammy before the televised portion of the awards started. However, instead of sticking a rock performance towards the end of the show, the awards started off with a performance […]

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Drummer Chris Slade confirms his return to AC/DC

Posted by on February 7, 2015

Turns out we will indeed be seeing a familiar face behind the drum kit during AC/DC’s performance on the Grammys this weekend. After rumors started to spread this past week, drummer Chris Slade has confirmed he’s returning to AC/DC in light of Phil Rudd’s recent legal troubles. While speculation began earlier this week, Slade’s return […]

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Is Chris Slade returning to AC/DC?

Posted by on February 4, 2015

So the new drummer of AC/DC might be… the old drummer of AC/DC.  With the band set to make their first live appearance in support of Rock or Bust on Sunday at the Grammys, they still haven’t made an announcement about who their drummer is. Phil Rudd, of course, played on the album, but has had […]

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