Phil Rudd

  • Phil Rudd Talks His Future With AC/DC, Says “I’m Going To Be Back”
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    Phil Rudd Talks His Future With AC/DC, Says “I’m Going To Be Back”

    Ex-AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is currently serving an eight-month home detention sentence but he’s already planning to get back on the road with AC/DC. “I’m going to be back,” he told New Zealand’s current affairs program 3D from his home, where he’s serving his detention. “I’ve never been fitter; I’ve never felt better; I’ve never

  • Ex-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Has Been Arrested Again
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    Ex-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Has Been Arrested Again

    Just over a week after he was sentenced to eight months home detention, former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is back behind bars, having been arrested again on Saturday night (July 18th) at his home in Tauranga, New Zealand. The New Zealand Herald reports that 61-year-old Rudd is being held in police custody and is set

  • EX-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Sentenced To Home Detention
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    EX-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Sentenced To Home Detention

    Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been sentenced to eight months home detention following a guilty plea to charges of threatening to kill and drug possession. As Yahoo reports, Rudd appeared in New Zealand’s Tauranga District Court this morning to hear his sentencing. Rudd was seeking to be discharged without conviction, however, Judge Thomas Ingram

  • Phil Rudd Says AC/DC Aren’t Answering His Calls
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    Phil Rudd Says AC/DC Aren’t Answering His Calls

    Phil Rudd says he will be involved in future AC/DC tours, despite having no contact with the band which made him famous in the wake of the drummer’s ongoing legal dramas. Speaking with Nine’s A Current Affair, the embattled drummer confessed that his attempts to get in contact with his former Acca Dacca bandmates have,

  • Ex-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges
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    Ex-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges

    Less than 24 hours after tickets to AC/DC‘s Rock Or Bust tour were snapped up by hundreds of thousands of Australian fans, the band’s embattled drummer, Phil Rudd, has fronted a New Zealand court and pleaded guilty to charges of drug possession and threatening to kill. According to the New Zealand Herald, the 60-year-old appeared

  • AC/DC Reunite With Drummer Chris Slade For New Tour
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    AC/DC Reunite With Drummer Chris Slade For New Tour

    Since AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested and charged with drug possession and “threatening to kill” last year, the band have been on the lookout for someone to help the band’s future run a little more smoothly. Now the group’s former drummer, Chris Slade, has confirmed he will be returning to the band. In a

  • Phil Rudd Wants His Job With AC/DC Back
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    Phil Rudd Wants His Job With AC/DC Back

    Troubled Australian drummer Phil Rudd has declared he wants to reclaim his job with AC/DC and has vowed he will get it back despite facing charges of threatening to kill and drug possession in New Zealand. “I’m going back to work with AC/DC, and I don’t care who likes it and who doesn’t,” Rudd told

  • Phil Rudd Fronts Court Again After Incident With Witness
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    Phil Rudd Fronts Court Again After Incident With Witness

    Troubled AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has again found himself in front of court today, after he was taken into police custody following an incident on the street involving a witness in his pending court case. Reports The New Zealand Herald, the 60-year-old drummer was taken into custody this morning when he was stopped by police

  • AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Pleads Not Guilty, Likely To Face Trial Next Year
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    AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Pleads Not Guilty, Likely To Face Trial Next Year

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has entered a not-guilty plea to charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs and will likely face a judge-alone trial in 2015. According to The New Zealand Herald, the 60-year-old drummer was excused from appearing at court on Tuesday and his lawyer entered a not guilty plea on his

  • AC/DC’S Phil Rudd Make Another Strange Court Appearance
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    AC/DC’S Phil Rudd Make Another Strange Court Appearance

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd arrived late for his New Zealand court appearance on Wednesday, not long after a judge threatened to issue a warrant for his arrest. While the murder plot charges against the 60-year-old have been dropped, the troubled musician still faces charges of threatening to kill and drug possession. This week’s court proceedings,

  • AC/DC’s Angus Young Says Phil Rudd “Needs To Sort Himself Out”
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    AC/DC’s Angus Young Says Phil Rudd “Needs To Sort Himself Out”

    A week after charges were laid, and then some of them dropped, against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, his bandmates have opened up frankly about his situation, with guitarist Angus Young stating “that the guy needs to sort himself out”. Speaking with USA Today, Young and bassist Cliff Williams said Rudd was increasingly unreliable during the

  • AC/DC Drummer Goes Solo With New Album ‘Head Job’
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    AC/DC Drummer Goes Solo With New Album ‘Head Job’

    Having reportedly finished recording AC/DC‘s 15th studio album, drummer Phil Rudd is gearing up to release his solo effort, bestowing it with a title befitting of his rock star status: Head Job. Reports Triple M, the record will be out August 29th and the station will be premiering its first single Repo Man this Friday.

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