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  1. Former AC/DC Drummer Tony Currenti Explains Why He Didn't Join the BandRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    We all know a story or two of a musician who parted ways with a band in its early days. While the most famous is probably Pete Best, who was fired from the Beatles on the eve of their first recording session, Tony Currenti, who drummed for AC/DC on their 1975 debut, 'High Voltage,' says that he missed out on the gig because of his heritage.

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  2. AC/DC Singer Reaches Out To UK Dementia CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Magic 105.5

    The plight of former AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has inspired singer Brian Johnson to take action. The UK's Northern Echo says the rocker is extending his support to the Sporting Memories Network.

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  3. Top things to do this weekend, October 31-November 2Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Once the sweets run out - or maybe to take your mind off of the sweets ingested - central Ohio offers another full slate of weekend activities. Halloween events still linger, but as the calendar flips to a new month, Central Ohio lovers of all things comic books, superheroes, fossils, AC/DC tribute bands and scary plants will find lots to love in the next few days.

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  4. The Machine performs Pink Floyd at Opera House, Nov. 7Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... House with three returning fan favorites: The Machine Nov. 7, Kasmir (Led Zeppelin Tribute) Nov. 22, Dirty Deeds (AC/DC Tribute) Nov. 29 plus Kiss It (Kiss Tribute) Nov. 15. Take advantage of the four-pack special! Purchase one or more tickets in ...

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  5. Halloween weekend music by Amy NachbarRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... on drums. For more band info: http://www.walkinthelineband.com The Perry Project present, Halloween Meltdown with AC/DC Tribute Band, "Dirty Deeds" on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the Jockey Club, 115 New State Hwy in Raynham. Also performing are The ...

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  6. History of Rock, a guitar at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... by the Rolling Stone magazine where Wolman was working. They didn't like the shape of Hendrix's guitar. Angus Young (AC/DC) performing at the Bill Graham concert series, Day on The Green, at the Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California in 1978. The ...

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  7. Rock 101 Wednesday, October 29 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bear Rocks

    AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has started his support of Sporting Memories Network following guitarist Malcolm Young's diagnosis of dimentia. Apparently Johnson called Sporting Memories 'after hearing about their projects with older people, especially men, who are suffering from depression and dementia by involving them in groups which improve their physical and mental well-being.'

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  8. AC/DC's Brian Johnson Backs Dementia Charity [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Brian Johnson has given his support to a dementia charity in the North East of England, Metal Hammer reports. The AC/DC frontman got in touch with Sporting Memories Network - which is based near Thirsk, North Yorkshire - after his bandmate Malcolm Young was diagnosed with dementia.

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  9. Andrew Neather: Six long years on, the bankers still don't get itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | This Is London

    ... blue plaque go up in recognition of the biggest hellraiser ever to die in our corner of south-east London: former AC/DC frontman Bon Scott. After a big night out in February 1980, the Australian hard rocker arrived back at a friend's place in East ...

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  10. Brian Johnson supports dementia charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    BRIAN JOHNSON: The AC/DC frontman has thrown his support behind a charity for dementia patients after the condition forced bandmate Malcolm Young to step down. AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has thrown his support behind a U.K. charity supporting dementia patients after the condition forced bandmate Malcolm Young to step down from the group last month.

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  11. Brian Johnson Lends Support To Dementia CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ContactMusic.com

    ... a bloody thing! I was too small and I didn't have my cracket with me!" 'Play Ball' is the first official single from AC/DC's first album in six years 'Rock Or Bust', out in the US on December 2nd 2014... Since AC/DC announced that the band's ...

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  12. AC step driver for LEDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Electronics Weekly

    Exar has announced an improved AC step driver for LED lighting applications. Combined with other iML offerings, the iML8684 provides a complete solutions for LED light bulb and LED tube applications.

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  13. AC/DC's Brian Johnson Joins Forces With Dementia Charity...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has pledged his support to a small U.K. charity dedicated to treating dementia patients. Johnson's longtime bandmate, guitarist Malcolm Young , recently left the group after it was revealed he was suffering from the disease .

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  14. Quiz: Finding The Right Triathlon CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Inside Triathlon

    ... B: A voicemail from my coach reviewing the race plan, goal wattages and nutrition schedule. C: "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC D: Nothing-I like to find a quiet place in transition, close my eyes and visualize what I'm about to do. E: A recording of my ...

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  15. "Play Ball"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | RollingStone

    Classic AC/DC through and through, "Play Ball" proves that nothing can stop hard rock's most reliable band. Earlier this year, founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young bowed out due to illness, but the group has constructed the sort of unwavering, four-on-the-floor, jukebox-ready bar rocker that it has been recording since 1975.

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  16. A New Look at AC-DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Newswise

    Feeding the world's energy appetite may take innovative approaches in the future. A book by Nilanjan Ray Chaudhuri, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Dakota State University, Fargo, is the first text of its kind to examine methods to bring offshore wind energy on shore to power industry, homes and businesses.

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  17. AC/DC's Brian Johnson becomes supporter of dementia charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | NME

    AC/DC 's Brian Johnson has become a supporter of a small charity for people suffering from dementia after guitarist Malcolm Young was diagnosed with the disease in September . Frontman Johnson reportedly rang up the Sporting Memories Network, a little-known charity based in the village of Topcliffe, Yorkshire, to offer his support for its work.

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  18. Exar Releases Enhanced AC Step Driver For LED Lighting MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Benzinga

    Exar Corporation , a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announced an improved alternating current step driver for light emitting diode lighting applications. Combined with other iML offerings, the iML8684 provides a complete solution for LED light bulb and LED tube applications.

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  19. AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson offers support to dementia charity near ThirskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | York Press

    After learning about the Sporting Memories Network, which is based at Topcliffe, near Thirsk, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson phoned the charity out of the blue and recollected stories from when he was raised in Dunston, Gateshead to help boost its work. The charity uses sporting tales to engage older people, and in particular men, suffering depression and dementia, and involve them in groups which improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

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  20. This Day in Music History: October 27thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | WPLR

    ... musicians appeared on this album. It would be Young's first album to go platinum since 1979's Rust Never Sleeps. 1990: AC/DC peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with The Razors Edge which contained "Thunderstruck" & "Moneytalks" & ...

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