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For Friday, February 12, 2016
>>AC/DC Releases Bourbon And Cola
(Undated) -- AC/DC is releasing a limited-edition bourbon drink. "AC/DC Bourbon & Cola" collectible cans are now available and feature an exclusively created bourbon. Multiple cans will be released throughout the year and will each showcase one of the bands album covers. AC/DC Bourbon & Cola will also give away prizes to fans who post pictures on social media as part of the #showusurcans campaign. The cans will also be Shazam-enabled so consumers can get information about them. The drink is available at participating stores nationwide.
>>Bat Attacks Kelly Osbourne
(Undated) -- Kelly Osbourne is paying the price for her father's sins. Ozzy's daughter was reportedly attacked by a bat yesterday, and before it left, it dropped a parting gift in her hair in the form a big blob of poop. Kelly uploaded a picture of the aftermath with the caption, "I should not be paying for your crimes Dad!" Ozzy bit the head off of a bat in 1982 after mistaking it for a toy.
>>Lemmy Action Figure Reissued
(Undated) -- An action figure depicting Motorhead frontman Lemmy is being reissued. The toy was originally released in 2008 as the first piece in LocoApe's Icon Figure series. The six-inch figurines come with strap accessories, a microphone and stand, a Motorhead logo plate, and one of four Rickenbacker replica bass guitars with real strings. The figures will be available in July. Lemmy died of cancer in December.
>>Ace Releasing Cover Album
(Undated) -- Ace Frehley is releasing a cover album. The original KISS guitarist got some very special guests to play on the project, which will be called "Origins Vol. 1." Kiss frontman Paul Stanley appears on a track, marking the first time the pair has recorded together since KISS's 1998 "Psycho Circus" album. Other guests include Slash, Lita Ford and Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, doing covers by Cream, the Troggs, and even Kiss. The album will be out in April.
>>Old Albums Remastered
(Undated) -- Iconic albums by the Rolling Stones, Cream and The Police are being re-released. The albums were reportedly re-cut at Abbey Road using a vinyl "half-speed mastering" process. The Stones' "Exile On Main Street," "Disraeli Gears" by Cream, and "Ghost In The Machine" by The Police, have been pressed on 180 gram vinyl and come with a certificate of authenticity from Abbey Road. The mastering process is supposed to bring a new level of depth and clarity to the recordings. Go to: TheSoundOfVinyl.com to pre-order.
>>Queen Documentary On The Way
(Undated) -- Queen's first-ever live recording of "Bohemian Rhapsody" is part of a new documentary on the band. "Queen: A Night in Bohemia" was recorded in 1975 and includes a complete concert from Christmas Eve at the Hammersmith Odeon in London. The film also features never-before-seen footage of Freddie Mercury, interviews and backstage clips. The film will be released in March at select theaters. Visit FathomEvents.com for theaters and ticket information.