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Interesting facts about foreign rock groups

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    • AC/DC
    • The song “Big Gun” is performed in the film “Last action hero” with Arnold Schwarzenegger, playing the main role.
    • Vitaliy Klichko steps on to the ring listening to the song «Hells Bells».
    • “It was mean. Maybe, we should make their rap songs rock ones. It`ll be honest”, said Angus Young, the leading guitarist and a songwriter. In the song “Rock Hard” of the rap group Beastie Boys a guitar riff was borrowed from the song of AC/DC “Back In Black“.
    • On the 1st of October,2004 the Corporation Lane street in Melbourne was officially renamed into ACDC Lane. Also there is one more street, which was called in honour of AC/DC, in Leganés (Spain),not far from the streets, called in honour of Iron Maiden and Rosendo (Spanish rock groups).
    • The Australian Matt Waller organizes tours for lovers of watching the sharks. Traditionally for baiting the sharks he used fish, but then he accidentally discovered that music of AC/DC attracted them too. Now Waller’s company is the only tour operator in the world that uses music for baiting.
    • In 2011 AC/DC and Australian wine company Warburn Estate signed a contract of producing the collection of wines, called in honour of the songs of world`s famous group, for example, «Back In Black», «You Shook Me All Night Long», «Highway To Hell», «Hells Bells». People can buy these drinks in the stores of Australia.
    • Bon Jovi
    • Jon Bon Jovi is the owner of the American football team “PhiladelPhia Soul”.
    • Jon Bon Jovi said he wanted to be buried to the song «In My Life» of «The Beatles».
    • Jon Bon Jovi founded a charity fund for struggle with poverty ( «Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation») and made donations in his native state New Jersey for the local inhabitants with low level of income.
    • Linkin Park
    • Nightwish
    • Nirvana
    • Rammstein
    • The Beatles
    • The Rolling Stones
    • Their song «Sympathy for the devil» was used in the computer game “Call of Duty: Black Ops”.
    • Playing the role of Jack the Sparrow in films “Pirates of the Caribbean Sea” (2003—2013), Johnny Depp tried to imitate Keith Richards’ walk and his manner of talking, who was one of his favourite musicians. In one of the films the musician played the part of Jack the Sparrow`s father Captain Tig.
    • The participation in the video for the song «Anybody Seen My Baby» in 1997 was the first role in Angelina Jolie`s actress career..
    • Nickelback
    • 30 Seconds to Mars
    • Skillet
    • Three Days Grace