Posts Tagged ‘ac/dc’

By Metal Dave In 2008, Classic Rock magazine asked me to track down and interview AC/DC’s original lead singer. Impossible, right? He’s been dead since 1980! Wrong! Read on … Words: David Glessner In the beginning, back before Bon Scott arrived, Dave Evans had a go at the rock’n’roll show… and all that jive. “We […]

YOUNG, LOUD AND SNOTTY: I shot this photo at Flamingo Cantina in Austin on the night I met Pure Rubbish at SXSW 2001. From left, Jarrett Gardner, Mike McWilliams, Derek Dunivan and Evan Dunivan. Average age? Maybe 16. By Metal Dave Glessner Pure Rubbish hooked my attention at SXSW 2001 when word from the gutter […]

By Metal Dave Glessner We’re launching a new semi-regular feature here at 2Fast2Die called, “Ask.” The purpose? It’s our way of pestering your favorite rocks stars and scenesters without wrestling them to the ground (or bribing them) for a full-blown interview. After all, they’re too busy bagging groupies and bathing in blood … and 2Fast2Die […]

By Metal Dave Glessner I first got kicked in the teeth by Supagroup during the late 1990s when a business trip took me to Atlanta. By day, I reported to an office. By night, I prowled the Little Five Points district where I happened upon Supagroup who, in those early days, used to encore with […]

CHERRY ON TOP: The Last Vegas singer Chad Cherry digs chicks, monsters, rock-n-roll fashion, partying and opening for the likes of Motley Crue and AC/DC. Who doesn’t? By Metal Dave Glessner When it comes to shooting-star rock singers, they don’t burn hotter than Chad Cherry. A leather-legged version of vintage Rod Stewart spiked with the sex-bomb […]

By Metal Dave Glessner When AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young phoned my house in 2000, I was certain a friend was prank calling me. In a cartoon voice that sounded like a chain-smoking Popeye, Malcolm’s Australian accent wheezed into the phone asking for “Die-vit Guh-lesshneh.” When I told him it was me, he informed me I was […]

ABOVE: All The Young Dudes: Pete Willis, Steve Clark (RIP), Joe Elliot, Rick Allen and Rick Savage as teens circa 1980. In less than five years after this photo was taken, the band (minus Willis) would land behind only Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” for the top spot on the album charts thanks to the blockbuster, “Pyromania.” […]