Reports: AC/DC Guitarist Suffered Stroke, Suffering From Severe Dementia
While news came late last week that AC/DC were moving forward with longtime guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young, rumors have been swirling the internet for months as to what seemed to cause Young to be away from the band.
New reports from two Austrialian newspapers shed more light on the details of Young's condition. The Austrialian has reported that Malcolm suffer a stroke last year, while the Sydney Herald says that the guitarist is suffering from severe dementia.
Really, it's a sad story to legendary career and artist. Read more HERE.
AC/DC Preview 'Play Ball' In Postseason Trailer
With the sad news that Malcolm Young will not be returning to the band, AC/DC are moving forward with the release of their 17th studio album Rock Or Bust, set for a December 2 release.
The album's first single 'Play Ball' will be featured throughout the MLB postseason coverage on TBS. The band shared a one-minute trailer with audio featuring the new track. What do you think?
New Track & Album Details From Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace teased us with aa new album... maybe with new lead singer Matt Walst (My Darkest Days) when they gave us Painkiller earlier this year. Well, drummer Neil Sanderson has dropped a few more nuggets about an upcoming track and album!
Sanderson says the band has been working away up in the Great White North on a new album, which according to him is "almost done and will be coming out early next year." He also adds that the new album "is turning out to be pretty heavy musically, a lot like our first couple albums."
In the meantime, the band have released another single "I Am Machine" which you will hear exclusively on 92.7 WQLZ - Springfield's Real Rock.
Metallica will be releasing a 10th anniversary 2 disc Blu-Ray Special Edition of ‘Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster’ on November 24th.
The film, originally released in July 2004, followed the band as they recorded the album St. Anger. The rock-umentary included footage of the band’s personal lives, counseling sessions, and how recording almost tore them apart.
Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster – The 10th Anniversary Edition will include 25 minutes of bonus material and include clips film the Toronto International Film Festival.
Newsted Quits Social Media
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has gone up and quit the internet, removing all his social media pages.
A message posted on NewstedHeavyMetal.com reads:
“Jason Newsted is not on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or any other social networking website as of September 15, 2014 and has no affiliation with any such imposter sites using his name or likeness unlawfully.”
No word on why he suddenly shut down all of the sites.
AC/DC have officially announced the title of their 17th studio album… Rock Or Bust will be released on December 2. The band will hit the road in 2015 to support the album.
Sadly, guitarist Malcolm Young will not be going out on tour, as the band delivered the news of Young’s permanent departure. Malcolm reportedly suffered a stroke in the past year and has not fully recovered.
Malcolm’s position will be taken over by nephew Stevie Young, who performed on the new album. First single titled “Play Ball” will make its debut during the MLB Playoffs on TBS.