Tag Archives: AC/DC


First AC/DC single sold for a lot of money

When Metallica sued Napster in 2000, everyone called them greedy. People were saying stuff like “How can you affect Metallica with a few mp3s?” — Very true, you can’t. Funny how life works, cause 12 years later, bands like Metallica and AC/DC are still doing well, whilst the only ones who really suffered from internet piracy are the small and mediocre bands who never got big enough.

After other bands are forced to cancel tours because of poor ticket sales, this crappy single from AC/DC sold for $1,225 on eBay.

Buy less collectibles and more ticket sales, dipshits!


Brian Johnson goes on tour… Without AC/DC

Brian Johnson is embarking on an American tour, and it isn’t with his band.

He’ll go to 10 different cities to tell stories from his book, “Rockers and Rollers…” Joining him will be Rachel Bolan and Scotti Hill from Skid Row.

Brian just turned 64 this month, so expect a lot of talk about Prostatitis and medication for Prostatitis.

Dates and poster after the jump.


Friday Top 10: Live videos I enjoy

It’s a very slow Friday here at the Dose of Metal office, probably because we don’t have one.

Anyway, since we don’t have a great Top 10 for today, instead of just not posting one, I’ve decided to do a half-assed one. Well, everything on this site is half-assed, so this would be more of a ‘quarter-assed’ article.

So this is a list of ten live videos I enjoy. If you can’t cope with so much mediocrity, please understand that it’s not our fault our moms drank vodka during our pregnancies.

We also used that photo of a crowd that a reader sent to us, just to show how racially diverse we are, yo.


Friday Top 10: Popular metal videos on YouTube

Hi. So what I did was, I searched for ‘metal’ on YouTube and then sorted the results by view count. I got a lot of random results that had nothing to do with metal/rock music at all, which I’ve removed, and then I was left with the 10 most popular metal videos.

Well, technically it’s the top 10 most popular search results for the keyword ‘metal,’ but you get the point.

Is this an educated study of heavy metal popularity and a thorough analysis of viral videos within the very same genre? LULZ, get real, dumbass — this is Dose Of Metal. I just clicked a few buttons on that crappy video site and then made an article out of it.

Make the jump and witness the mediocrity.


Smoke on Enter November

Probably the dumbest news title yet, but “Smoke On The Water,” “Enter Sandman” and “November Rain,” in that order, were voted as the top 3 songs of all time by Swedish radio listeners.

The ‘Top 666 Songs of All Time’ was compiled by Sweden’s Rockklassiker 106.7 station. That’s right, the entries were voted online, so you know the top is bogus since most people are dumb and have shitty tastes in music.
Fourth after GNR‘s classic is AC/DC‘s even more classic “Back In Black,” followed by Metallica‘s “Nothing Else Matters.”
Don’t get me wrong, I love all five of those songs, but are they really the top songs of all time? Not really, some of them are not even the bands’ best songs.

But hey, again, this was voted online, so let’s not give it more credit than we should. Full top after the jump.

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