Adrian Vandenberg: How I introduced Angus Young to his wife

May 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

FORMER Whitesnake guitarist Adrian Vandenberg has recalled how he introduced AC/DC’s Angus Young to his wife of 38 years, Ellen. Speaking on the White Line Fever podcast, Vandenberg says: “What you probably don’t know is I brought Angus and his wife together and they’re still married. “Ellen, Angus’ wife, was a friend of mine when I was studying at university in the Dutch city of Arnhem. “We always saw each other at rock shows and in bars.” Mrs Young’s maiden name is Ellen Van Lochem “I was 21 or 22 and I had a rock band put together called Teaser and we had one album. We were invited to be support act to AC/DC on [read on]

AC/DC: Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm…

November 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young. Malcolm, along with Angus, was the founder and creator of AC/DC. With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band. As a guitarist, songwriter and visionary he was a perfectionist and a unique man. He always stuck to his guns and did and said exactly what he wanted. He took great pride in all that he endeavored. His loyalty to the fans was unsurpassed. . As his brother it is hard to express in words what he has meant to me during my life, the bond we had was unique and very special. He leaves behind an enormous [read on]

AC/DC: It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Malcolm Young, beloved husband, father,…

November 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Malcolm Young, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. Malcolm had been suffering from Dementia for several years and passed away peacefully with his family by his bedside. Renowned for his musical prowess Malcolm was a songwriter, guitarist, performer, producer and visionary who inspired many. From the outset, he knew what he wanted to achieve and, along with his younger brother, took to the world stage giving their all at every show. Nothing less would do for their fans. Malcolm is survived by his loving wife O’Linda, children Cara and Ross, son-in-law Josh, three [read on]

AC/DC: It is with pain in our heart that we have to…

October 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

It is with pain in our heart that we have to announce the passing of our beloved brother and mentor George Young. Without his help and guidance there would not have been an AC/DC. As a musician, songwriter, producer, advisor and much, much more, you could not ask for a more dedicated and professional man. As a brother, you could not ask for a finer brother. For all he did and gave to us throughout his life, we will always remember him with gratitude and hold him close to our [read on]

Rhino Bucket frontman: AC/DC did the right thing not hiring me

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

RHINO Bucket frontman Georg Dolivo says AC/DC did the right thing by ignoring calls for him to replace Brian Johnson instead of eventual appointee Axl Rose. Since 1988, Dolivo has been widely described as the man who sounds most like Bon Scott and when Brian Johnson departed the Australian behemoths in 2016 there was much support for the Rhino Bucket founder being employed by sole surviving original member Angus Young. But Dolivo tells the latest episode of White Line Fever: “If you really want to get serious about it, the thing is: these guys are playing stadiums. People are spending a lot of money that they’ve saved up for this big [read on]

AC/DC’s Ex-Bass Player Joins Rose Tattoo

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

MARK Evans, the  bass player in AC/DC from 1975 until 1977, has joined another legendary Australian rock band. Guitarist Bob Spencer has announced on Facebook that the 61-year-old Evans is part of a Rose Tattoo line-up that will tour later this year with another well known Aussie hard rock act, The Angels. “How’s this for a band? Dai Pritchard, Mark Evans, John “Watto” Watson, Angry, Moi. Meet the new Rose Tattoo,” Spencer wrote. Like Spencer, Evans is a former member of the band Finch. Evans – who joined in March 1975, replacing Rob Bailey – was replaced by Cliff Williams in AC/DC in 1977. In [read on]