Phil Rudd

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Phil Rudd

Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian hard rock band AC add

Category: Music

Born in 1954.

Countries: Australia (46%), Turkey (15%), New Zealand (15%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Angus Young, Brian Johnson, Back in Black

 

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Phil Rudd was born in 1954 add something


1974

They went on to release one album, "Something To Say", in 1974 but Rudd left for a brief spell in the Coloured Balls with Lobby Loyde add something


1975

Mark Evans (musician) - By January 1975, Malcolm Young was playing bass guitar in a four-piece line up alongside his brother Angus Young on lead guitar, Phil Rudd on drums and Bon Scott on vocals

 

Colin Burgess (musician) - He was replaced by a succession of drummers before Phil Rudd joined in February-March 1975


1976

The band relocated to the UK in 1976 and followed a heavy schedule of international touring and recording add something


1980

The band continued on, recruiting new vocalist Brian Johnson and subsequently recording their most successful album, 1980's "Back in Black" add something

 

Back in Black - One thing to note about both videos is the original 1980 video features drummer Phil Rudd, who appears on the actual track, while the 1986 video features Simon Wright who replaced Rudd in 1983


1989

Chris Slade - He previously drummed for the band from 1989 to 1994; performing on their 1990 album "The Razors Edge", and returned to the band in February 2015 in the absence of Phil Rudd


2010

On 1 December 2010, Rudd was convicted of possessing 25g of marijuana on his boat in Tauranga, New Zealand, but later had his cannabis conviction quashed on the grounds that it would have stopped him from continuing to tour with the rock band add something


2011

On 30 July 2011, it was announced that the drummer had purchased and would open a marina restaurant in Tauranga, New Zealand, where he resides add something


2012

The restaurant closed temporarily in July 2012, and is scheduled to reopen before the end of the year add something


2013

It was still closed at end of March 2013, but reopened on 10 April add something


2014

Rudd's first solo album, "Head Job", was released on 29 August 2014 add something

 

On 6 November 2014 Rudd was charged with attempting to procure a murder, threatening to kill, possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis, following a police raid on his home add something

 

In an interview on 13 November 2014, Angus Young stated that the band had experienced problems with Rudd earlier in the year when recording "Rock or Bust", and that his situation had taken the band by surprise add something

 

On 27 November 2014, Rudd arrived late for a scheduled bail hearing at the Tauranga High Court, prompting Justice Timothy Brewer to issue an arrest warrant add something

 

Rock or Bust - On 6 November 2014, drummer Phil Rudd was arrested for attempting to procure the murder of two men


2015

The following week Rudd's lawyer Paul Mabey filed not guilty pleas on his behalf; a hearing date was set for 10 February 2015, with indications that a judge only trial was likely add something

 

In May 2015, Rudd stated that he hoped to return but claimed to have had no contact from the band, adding, "I'm sure they're having a great old time add something

 

Rudd was released on bail until a further hearing in June 2015 add something

 

Rudd was released on bail with sentencing to have taken place on June 26, 2015, however this has since been delayed to July 9 add something

 

The hearing date was set for 3 August 2015 add something


2016

In a 2016 interview, Rudd said he was seeing a psychiatrist weekly and had given up the "crazy shit" add something

 

Angus Young - In March 2016 after already seen the departure of both long term guitarist Malcolm Young and drummer Phil Rudd, AC/DC was set back with yet another departure, long time lead singer Brian Johnson was forced to stop performing by doctors or face total hearing loss


2017

Phil Rudd has signed an international deal with Alan "Big Al" Bellman and Simon Britton of Wave 365 Media, and will tour Europe in 2017 add something


2018

Phil Rudd's official website released a statement assuring fans that every attempt is being made to reschedule the cancelled shows for 2018 add something