Anorak | Phil Rudd Murder Plot Charge: ‘We’re A Bit Shocked’

Phil Rudd Murder Plot Charge: ‘We’re A Bit Shocked’

by | 6th, November 2014

Rock group AC/DC, from left to right; Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Angus Young, Phil Rudd and Cliff Williams pose for photographers at Carling Apollo Hammersmith in London, during a photocall ahead of their concert at the same venue later tonight.  Ref #: PA.1817345  Date: 03/03/2003


AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, 60, is accused of attempting to hire a hitman to murder two people.

Rudd, an Australian, been charged in New Zealand, where he lives.

The rap sheet includes allegations that he was in possession of crystal meth and cannabis and of making threats to kill.

The Guardian :

He said nothing during his brief court appearance and wore no shoes. He did not apply to suppress his name and was bailed until 27 November…

Rudd refused to talk to media gathered at the court and left in a late model Mercedes sedan, the New Zealand Herald reported.


Rudd was a notable absentee from AC/DC’s recent promotional material in the lead-up to the release of the band’s first album in six years.

Any word?

Michael Browning, the band’s ex-manager, had only just heard the news and told Daily Mail Australia it was a ‘bit of

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