Special Sub-Topic: AC/DC Fan
|Who was AC/DC's first bassist?|
Larry Van Kriedt.. Van Kriedt was first recruited by AC/DC in 1973. In 1975 AC/DC hired Mark Evans to be the bassist.
|Mark Evans was fired from the band in 1977. Who replaced him soon after?|
Cliff Williams. In 1977 following the recording of "Let There Be Rock", Mark Evans was fired from the band and Cliff Williams took his place soon after.
|How much money did the "Black Ice" world tour, which lasted from October of 2008 to June of 2010, make in that period of almost two full years?|
$441.6 million. The tour lasted for almost two full years, and 168 shows. Billboard rated this tour the second highest grossing tour of all time. It is second to the Rolling Stones "Bigger Bang" tour, which lasted from 2005-2007, and made a total of $558.3 million through 147 shows.
|AC/DC's first American exposure was through what radio station? And in what year was this?|
The Michigan radio station AM 600 WTAC, in 1977. The station's manager, Peter C. Cavanaugh, booked AC/DC to play at Flint's Capital Theater.
|What hospital was Bon Scott rushed to after being found unresponsive after a night of drinking? |
King's College Hospital. Bon was rushed to King's College Hospital, which was in Camberwell, London. He was pronounced dead on arrival.
|In "Rolling Stone" magazine's 2003 list of the top 100 guitarist of all time, they ranked Angus Young in what place out of 100?|
96th. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him 96th of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Rumors have it that Angus has agreed to this ranking, but that has never been proven that he likes that rank.
|When Phil Rudd was fired from the band, how long did his replacement Chris Slade last in the band?|
1990-1994. Phil Rudd was asked to return to the band in 1994. Soon after, in 1995, they released the "Ball Breaker" album.
|Which album, during the Bon Scott era, was the first to chart on the Billboard chart in the United States of America?|
Let There Be Rock. After releasing this album, it hit the charts in America, and the "Powerage" album, which was released not too long after the "Let There Be Rock" album, helped expanded their audience even further.
|In 1988 Malcolm Young left AC/DC for a short while, during the U.S. tour, to help promote their latest album at the time, "Blow Up Your Video". Who replaced Malcolm while he was gone? |
Steve Young. Steve Young is Malcolm's cousin. He was also in the band Starfighters.
|Working hard for many years, AC/DC were eventually inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. In which year and month, and on which day were they inducted?|
March 10th, 2003.. AC/DC played an off gig the next day at the Roseland Ballroom in New York.
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