Another AC/DC Pinball Machine
This weekend FM96 Remembers those musicians we’ve lost, with our Gone But Not Forgotten Weekend. We’ll never be able to forget Bon Scott, and AC/DC pays tribute to him with their new pinball machine, featururing new original artwork, twelve classic tracks from both Bon Scott and Brian Johnson eras, a ball-shooting cannon, and a mechanic Hell’s Bell.
Lamb of God Frontman Documents Arrest in New Book
Remember when Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe was arrested in the Czech Republic, blamed for the death of a 19-year fan at a concert? Well you’ll be able to read more about that experience straight from Blythe himself. His new book, Dark Days: My Tribulations And Trials, will hit shelves in summer 2014.
Here’s a brief excerpt:
“After three days … I would arrive at Prague’s Pankrac Remand Prison, a crumbling 123-year old hellhole where the Nazis had imprisoned, tortured, and executed thousands of Czechs…No one spoke English, and I spoke no Czech. I didn’t even have a watch and had no earthly idea what time it was. But I soon found out…”
U2’s Joshua Tree in the 2013 Grammy Hall of Fame
U2’s The Joshua Tree is now part of the 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame along with 27 other recordings. Selling more than 25 million copies worldwide, The Joshua Tree will sit with Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, with company from The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Women, CCR’s Fortunate Son, and Run D.M.C’s Walk This Way featuring Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry.