AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is no longer facing a charge of attempting to procure a murder.
Rudd was accused of attempting to hire one person to kill two others, and of threatening to kill another. He was also charged with possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.
Authorities decided there wasn’t enough evidence to justify the charge, so they tossed it.
Rudd’s lawyer says his client has “suffered unnecessary and extremely damaging publicity as a result of widespread and sensational reporting of a very serious allegation, which, on any basis, was never justified. The damage to Mr. Rudd is incalculable.”
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler said he hasn’t read bandmate Joe Perry’s book because he has to share a stage with him next year.
Tyler said he wants to “love the son of a bitch.”
He said he might read the book after their next tour is done but Perry hasn’t read his book either.
Perry’s book, “Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith” was released earlier this year.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine said the band will go in the recording studio in January. The band is finishing up the writing process right now for the new album.
Mustaine said they will be touring the U.S. and South America next August with a huge English metal band. He is hoping to have the new album out sometime next summer.
Megadeth’s last album, “Super Collider came out in 2013.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd allegedly attempted to hire a hitman to kill two people.
The 60-year-old was in a New Zealand court yesterday for a brief appearance.
Rudd is accused of attempting to hire one person to kill two others in September, but no word on who he wanted dead.
After a raid on his house, Phil was also charged with possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.
For now, Rudd is out on bail until November 27 when he goes back to court.
Do we even need to make a Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap joke?
Things can get pretty crazy at the Seether Hills Retirement Home.
UPDATE (NOV. 3): Wayne Static’s publicist issued a statement saying Wayne died in his sleep and his death was not caused by drugs. Here’s the full statement:
HOLLYWOOD, CA (November 1, 2014) – Today is a sad day in the music industry – Front-man and founding member WAYNE STATIC of STATIC-X passed away quietly in his sleep at his home last night.
The couple was getting ready to leave for a Fall/Winter tour this morning. They were to have left the night before on Halloween, but decided they would head out early in the morning November 1st.
The couple, known for partying heavy, had left hard drugs in 2009 and had not touched them since. Static’s first solo album – Pighammer – was a tribute to his new non-drug life and hoped it would help others to get clean from hard chemical drugs.
More official information about his passing will be released in the following days. This is not a drug related incident or an O. D. Please be courteous to his family and wife and leave positive messages~
Wayne Static of Static-X was found dead at 48 on Nov. 1. The cause of death has not been officially released yet. Here’s the statement from his management announcing the news:
Saving Abel’s new album “Blood Stained Revolution” will be out on Nov. 11. Get tickets here for their show at RC McGraw’s on Nov. 5.
The birthday boy, who has Down Syndrome, is a huge Kid Rock fan.
In August, he posted a video to YouTube showing his Kid Rock shirts, posters and other memorabilia, and inviting the Detroit rocker to his birthday party.
Dan’s friends and family then took to social media to get the word out and convince Kid Rock to show up – and it worked.
Kid Rock told him that if he’s good to his family and friends, he’ll get free tickets to every Kid Rock concert!
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Earlier this month, Led Zeppelin unearthed an alternative version of ‘Rock and Roll’, taken from the legendary band’s forthcoming deluxe reissue of 1971’s Led Zeppelin IV. Now, they’ve let loose its corresponding clip, a neat lyric video of sorts that’s chock-full of new and old concert footage.
Reissues for Led Zeppelin IV and 1973’s Houses Of The Holy are due out tomorrow. Remastered by Page, both are the latest installments in Led Zeppelin’s year-long archival campaign and include a second disc of bonus, unreleased material including alternative takes, various mixes, and outtakes and demos.
Led Zeppelin IV Deluxe Reissue Tracklist:
01. Black Dog
02. Rock And Roll
03. The Battle of Evermore
04. Stairway To Heaven
05. Misty Mountain Hop
06. Four Sticks
07. Going To California
08. When The Levee Breaks
01. Black Dog – Basic Track With Guitar Overdubs
02. Rock And Roll – Alternate Mix
03. The Battle Of Evermore – Mandolin/Guitar Mix From Headley Grange
04. Stairway To Heaven – Sunset Sound Mix
05. Misty Mountain Hop – Alternate Mix
06. Four Sticks – Alternate Mix
07. Going To California – Mandolin/Guitar Mix
08. When The Levee Breaks – Alternate UK Mix
Staind singer Aaron Lewis apologized for messing up the National Anthem before Game 5 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
Lewis mixed up several of the songs lyrics.
His apology read:
“All I can say is I’m sorry and ask for the Nation’s forgiveness. My nerves got the best of me and I am completely torn up about what happened. America is the greatest country in the world. The Star-Spangled Banner means so much to so many, including myself. I hope everyone can understand the intensity of the situation and my true intent of this performance.
“I hope that the Nation, Major League Baseball and the many fans of our national pastime can forgive me.”