AC/DC have made their entire back catalogue available on iTunes for the first time.
After The Beatles‘ entire back catalogue was finally made available on iTunes late last year following years of protracted negotiations, Australian rock veterans AC/DC are now arguably the biggest act to continue resisting Apple’s lucrative overtures.
In today’s Soundbites, our weekly look at news, reviews, mp3, tabloid gossip and more, AC/DC ready their latest live album, new Morrissey material is due for release, and there’s a look at Tom Williams & The Boat’s new single. Also, free mp3s from Drugg and The Plea, Lady Gaga finishes her latest video, Download gets its final headliner and there’s a classic live Stones video from their collaboration with Martin Scorsese.
There’s more good news for Mumford & Sons today as it has been announced they have received nominations in all but one of the Artist categories for this year’s UK Festival awards.
Taking to the sacred acres of Donington last weekend was Download 2010, the annual metal mass which this year raised hell in celebration of thirty years since the inaugural Monsters of Rock.
Rather than present you with the squeaky clean side of stage perspective most recollections are offering this review comes straight from the bowels of the pit hoping to share the real festival experience.
A group of independent festival organisers have hit out at what they claim are over-inflated prices being paid by major festivals for their artists, and has said fans will suffer unless spending is curbed.
Three new entries in the top 10 of the Album Chart this week, with Paul Weller’s well received new studio album pipped to the number one spot by AC/DC’s new Iron Man soundtrack, which contains classic tracks from the veteran band’s long career. The other new entry comes from singer-songwriter Kate Nash, who’s second record ‘My Best Friend Is You‘ debuts at #8. Elsewhere, Paolo Nutini, Lady Gaga and Florence & The Machine all retain their long-standing hold on the top 10. Manchester legends James‘ new mini-album ‘The Night Before‘ lands at #20. In the Singles Chart, former X Factor contestant Diana Vickers is this week’s number one.
Nic Cester from Jet joined Muse onstage at th Big Day Out Festival in Australia for a rendition of the AC/DC classic ‘Back In Black’ on Friday (January 22).
The 1980′s hard rock classic from the home town favorites was Muse’s punctuation mark on the 100th anniversary Big Day Out show at the Sydney Showground.
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