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AC/DC Officially Reunites for New Album
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AC/DC Officially Reunites for New Album

After months of speculation, the rumors have been confirmed: AC/DC is back. The band, which fell into turmoil in the past few years, have reunited their classic lineup for a new album called “PWR-UP”.

Cliff Williams Officially Retires from AC/DC
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Cliff Williams Officially Retires from AC/DC

After announcing it earlier this year, Cliff Williams has officially retired from AC/DC after a nearly 40 year run. The bassist joined the band in 1977, just two years after their debut album, and played on every subsequent release. “I’m just ready to get off the road,” Williams stated in a video interview. “[I need] family time now and just...

Cliff Williams Announces Retirement from AC/DC
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Cliff Williams Announces Retirement from AC/DC

After 40 years holding down the low end for AC/DC, bassist Cliff Williams has announced he will retire after the band’s current tour. Williams, who replaced Mark Evans in mid-1977, cites the recent departure of other longtime members guitarist Malcolm Young, drummer Phil Rudd, and vocalist Brian Johnson as part of the reason for stepping down. “It’s been what I’ve...

Teye Guitars Unveils Super Coyote Bass Prototypes
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Teye Guitars Unveils Super Coyote Bass Prototypes

After relaunching the brand earlier this year, Teye Guitars has unveiled the prototypes for a new bass model called the Super Coyote Bass. The instrument, which feature the company’s signature acid-etched aluminum artwork, was designed with AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams. “When Cliff Williams received his first Teye-bass, a superb Master series ‘La Mora’, his immediate reaction was to order two...

AC/DC Keeps It Classic With “Rock or Bust”
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AC/DC Keeps It Classic With “Rock or Bust”

2014 proved to be a rough year for AC/DC, with illness pulling founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young’s out of the stalwart Australian hard rock band as it prepared to release its 15th studio internationally-released album. Legal problems have also left the position of drummer Phil Rudd unclear, heading into a 2015 tour to support the new album, . The music...

AC/DC: Bass Play-Along Volume 40
Sheet Music & Instruction

AC/DC: Bass Play-Along Volume 40

Hal Leonard’s Bass Play-Along series reaches number 40 with the release of AC/DC: Bass Play-Along. The new book features bass transcriptions for eight AC/DC hits from over the years, as originally recorded with bassists Cliff Williams and Mark Evans. The 64 page book includes TAB as well as the melody and lyrics for each tune. Like all the other releases...