1. AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Wants Back in the Band After Finishing Sentence

    August 10, 2015 7:18 AM EDT Phil Rudd may still have roughly seven months of home detention left, but he's still gearing up for his return to AC/DC once he's done his time. The 61-year-old drummer talked to New Zealand's TV3 3D show during his detention, promising fans -- and himself -- "I'm…

  2. AC/DC's Phil Rudd Pleads Not Guilty to Breaching Detention Rules

    August 02, 2015 10:48 PM EDT AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded not guilty to breaching the rules of his home detention sentence by drinking alcohol. A New Zealand judge allowed Rudd to remain in home confinement on bail pending a November hearing on the possible breach. The 61-year-old Australian-born drummer…

  3. AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Arrested Again in New Zealand

    July 19, 2015 10:18 AM EDT AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was behind bars Sunday, July 19, after being arrested in New Zealand, just days after he was sentenced to home detention for threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Sentenced to Eight Months of Home Detention for…

  4. AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Sentenced to Eight Months of Home Detention for Threatening to Kill

    July 08, 2015 9:25 PM EDT Rudd also pleaded guilty to possession of meth & marijuana. A New Zealand judge has sentenced AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd to eight months of home detention after the musician pleaded guilty to threatening to kill a man who used to work for him, along with possession of methamphetamine and…

  5. AC/DC's Phil Rudd Discusses Criminal Charges: 'We All Make Mistakes'

    May 06, 2015 12:30 AM EDT AC/DC’s sidelined drummer Phil Rudd has spoken publicly about the bizarre assault and drug charges which could land him in jail and put an end to his rock ‘n’ roll career. Speaking with Australia’s A Current Affair , Rudd admitted he’s had no correspondence with his former bandmates since…

  6. Former AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty to Threatening to Kill, Drug Possession

    April 20, 2015 6:47 PM EDT Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded guilty to three charges brought against him in a New Zealand district court.  Estranged AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd: 'I Want My Job Back' On Tuesday morning, Rudd pleaded guilty to threatening to kill, possession of methamphetamine and…

  7. AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Lives at Full Speed Among Retirees

    November 16, 2014 1:22 PM EST TAURANGA, New Zealand -- AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was the toast of this quiet New Zealand coastal community when he celebrated the launch of his surprise solo album at his marina restaurant, Phil's Place. Even the mayor was there. AC/DC's Angus Young Says There Will Be a Drummer on…

  8. AC/DC Not in Touch With Phil Rudd Since Charges

    November 13, 2014 7:07 PM EST Angus Young of AC/DC says his bandmates have not been in touch with Phil Rudd since he was charged with threatening to kill and possessing methamphetamine and marijuana last week. Young, 59, said in an interview Thursday (Nov. 13) that Rudd's behavior had been somewhat erratic during…

  9. Murder-Plot Charge Against AC/DC's Phil Rudd Dropped

    November 06, 2014 9:49 PM EST He still faces charges of threatening to kill & drug possession, but the most serious charge has been dropped. AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is no longer facing a charge of hiring a hitman to carry out two killings, according to New Zealand media reports . Rudd's legal counsel Paul Mabey…

  10. AC/DC World Tour Still On After Phil Rudd's Arrest

    November 06, 2014 8:22 PM EST 'Phil's absence will not affect the release of our new album Rock or Bust and upcoming tour next year,' band says in a statement. AC/DC 's 2015 Rock or Bust world tour will go ahead in 2015 with or without drummer Phil Rudd , who was arrested in New Zealand on Thursday …

  11. AC/DC's Phil Rudd Out on Bail After Murder-Plot Arrest

    November 06, 2014 12:08 AM EST The drummer, who was ordered to have no contact with the man he allegedly hired to kill two people, is due in court Nov. 27. AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been granted bail at a court appearance in Tauranga, New Zealand, after being arrested Thursday morning (Nov. 6) local time on charges…

  12. May 19, 2009

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers dies of blood circulation problems in Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. 2000 – Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas. 2000 – The Allman…