AC/DC Drummer Pleads Not Guilty to Violating House Arrest Terms After Being Accused of Drinking Alcohol

On Monday, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd appeared before a judge in Wellington, New Zealand, to plead not guilty to breaking the rules of his home detention sentence by drinking alcohol, the BBC reports.

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Gets 8 Months House Arrest for Threatening to Kill Ex-Employee

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was sentenced Thursday in New Zealand to 8 months of home detention for threatening to kill his former employee and other charges.

Rudd, 61, pleaded guilty to the charges in April after initially denying the allegations, which included asking for a former employee to be “taken care of.”

AC/DC Opens the 2015 Grammy Awards

AC/DC opened the 2015 Grammy Awards with a fiery performance featuring former drummer Chris Slade.

The group kicked off the show with “Rock or Bust” followed by “Highway to Hell,” getting the stars on their feet early in the evening – when they weren’t fearing for their lives.

Common, John Legend, Pharrell Williams and Sam Smith Set to Perform at 57th Annual Grammy Awards

Madonna, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and More Slated to Perform at Grammys

The first round of performers for the 57th Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday – and the list isn’t too shabby!

AC/DC, Jack White and Drake to Headline 2015 Coachella Festival

Get your body paint and hippie garb ready, music fans. Coachella announced its 2015 lineup on Twitter on Tuesday, and the names are as big as ever.

The festival, long a showcase for both emerging and established artists, runs for two consecutive weekends in April as tastemakers flock to the southern California desert to soak in three days of live music.

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Behaves Strangely in Court: Jumps on Security Guard's Back

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd showed up late for a New Zealand court appearance Wednesday and clowned around by jumping on the back of one of his security guards outside the courthouse.

Rudd did not enter a plea during his brief appearance.

The 60-year-old is charged with threatening to kill, which comes with a maximum prison sentence of seven years, as well as possessing methamphetamine and marijuana.

AC/DC's Phil Rudd 'Got Himself in a Pickle,' Says Bandmate of Alleged Murder Plot

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 that Rudd’s behavior was somewhat erratic while recording the band’s new album, Rock or Bust, which is due to be released on Dec. 2.

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd: Murder-for-Hire Charge Dropped

AC/DC’s upcoming album Rock or Bust took on a new meaning for drummer PaulRudd, who was busted Thursday morning and charged with allegedly trying to have two men killed, possession of methamphetamine and cannabis and threatening to kill.

But Rudd, 60, received a bit of good news only 24 hours later, when the Crown Solicitor of Tauranga, New Zealand, where he was arrested, ruled to withdraw the charge of murder-for-hire due to “insufficient evidence.”

AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Charged in Alleged Murder Plot