zondag 18 januari 2009

NEW SINGLE: Anything Goes + Big Jack


The newest singles from the Black Ice album are Anything Goes and Big Jack. Anything goes sounds a bit different from everything else AC/DC has been doing, so it's certainly an ear opener. You can also hear that producer Brendan O'Brian spent some quality time with Bruce Springsteen before. Big Jack on the other hand is going to be the chant of the year after AC/DC will have passed the Antwerp Sportpaleis on 1 and 3 March. Der countdown lauft...

Voting both songs in our local charts is a real challenge but you can always help to vote here: DE AFREKENING.

Anything Goes en Big Jack zijn de nieuwste singles uit het Black Ice album. Anything Goes klinkt een beetje anders van wat we van AC/DC gewend zijn. Het klinkt zelfs alsof Jan Van Eyken en de Kreuners even op de koffie kwamen tijdens de opnames. Verder is perfect te horen dat Bruce Springsteen een stevige stempel heeft gedrukt op producer Brendan O'Brien. Big Jack is de stadiumvloerstamper die tot chant-of-the-year zal gebombardeerd worden na het bezoek van de band aan het Antwerpse Sportpaleis op 1 en 3 maart. Der countdown lauft....

Het zal een echte challenge worden om beide songs in de Afrekening te krijgen, maar we kunnen het proberen. Stemmen gaat als vanzelf hier: DE AFREKENING.

dinsdag 13 januari 2009

Essential AC/DC photo exhibition at Proud Galleries, London


5th February – 31st May 2009, London

A must see for those who live near or travel to London as from 5 February! Proud Camden holds a photographic portrait of a band so prolific their sales figures rank second only to the Beatles. This exhibition will take place to coincide with the UK culmination of the arena tour, and marks the anniversary of the original singer Bon Scott’s untimely death. The exhibition will look at a young AC/DC, a band who themselves could not have predicted the phenomenal worldwide success they were to achieve.
Shot through the lens of celebrated rock photographer Philip Morris, this collection shines new light on members of the original line-up, including unseen images of the late Bon Scott alongside his iconic band mates. This will be the first time these images are showcased in the UK and includes images not previously seen anywhere in the world. An absolute must for fans of AC/DC old and new, this is the only chance to see the definitive exhibition of a band whose influence is unwavering at a time of huge importance to both the band and their followers.

Openting times: 11am – 5.30 daily
Entry: Free
Where: Proud Camden, The Horse Hospital, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, London W1 8AH,
http://www.proud.co.uk/

!!WIN WIN WIN!! an invitation for the opening event

Do you live near London and want your name on the guest list? 5x2 AC/DC Bedlam in Belgium Blog readers will have the opportunity to attend the Launch Evening on 4th February 2009. Just answer following question and send your answer to acdcbelgium (at) gmail (dot) com

Question: In what year has the above picture by Philip Morris been taken? a)1975 b)1976 c)1977 Lucky winners will be contacted by mail.

02-02-2009: contest is now closed. Winners have been notified. Have fun and tell us if it was worth it!

woensdag 7 januari 2009

R.I.P. RON ASHETON (Stooges)


The Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton has been found dead at his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Asheton, 60, was an original member of the rock band fronted by Iggy Pop in the late 1960s and early 1970s. His riffing featured on hits including I Wanna Be Your Dog, No Fun and Down On The Street. Police sergeant Brad Hill said there were no signs of foul play, and the musician's death appeared to be from natural causes. The band - which also included Asheton's brother Scott on drums and the late Dave Alexander on bass - are on the shortlist to enter the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this April.
ROCK IN PEACE, Ron and thanks for last summer's party.