Long Live AC/DC and a Special Salute to Malcolm Young for All the Great Years of Rock N’ Roll

(CNN) AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is ill and is “taking a break,” the band posted on its website Wednesday. But the hugely popular group will continue, AC/DC said in the statement.
“After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health. Malcolm would like to thank the group’s diehard legions of fans worldwide for their never-ending love and support,” the statement said. “In light of this news, AC/DC asks that Malcolm and his family’s privacy be respected during this time.

Malcolm Young

Malcolm Young


Jeff Swan

Jeff Swan

“I would just like to personally thank Malcolm Young” quotes
JEFF SWAN, for all the Great Years you’ve given us… And, we’re still going in… to Sin City!!!

Dirty Deeds has been Chicago’s #1 AC/DC Tribute band for almost two decades. The band features Bob Slawek on Vocals, Darren Marino on Drums, Nick Testa on Lead Guitar, Jeff Swan on Rhythm Guitar and Billy Knowles on Bass. “We’ve had some Great Times playing in this band” quotes Jeff Swan… “But the best thing about Dirty Deeds is the Fans!!!” “Whenever Dirty Deeds would play a Show, it was always a Party!!!” “So Thank you to all the Fans, and Thank You Malcolm Young, for writing such Kick Ass Songs!!! ~Jeff Swan


Dirty Deeds

Dirty Deeds performed their last show at Durty Nellies in Palatine on 10/19/2012.
Here is the Band Playing the song T.N.T.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I would like to wish Everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It has been a Wonderful Life, thanks to all the friends and fans that I have met over the years. And to bring back some great memories, here is a New HD Version of the Classic Christmas Video from my old band Slam Bang featuring Jeff Swan, Frankie Lee, Bob Cozza and Bill Gingrich. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Everyone. ~Jeff Swan

“Everyday is a Party” by “Slam Bang” is Now Available on iTunes


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World Premiere Music Video of Not Human by Slave Driver

Jeff Swan from Slave Driver

Jeff Swan from Slave Driver

We are pleased to announce that Dark Star Records and Sony Music Entertainment have just released the new music video for the song NOT HUMAN by the band SLAVE DRIVER. The song was also featured in The Day of the Dead, a horror film Written, Directed and Produced by Ricardo Islas. The bands original lineup featured Jeff Swan, John Babila and Bill Gingrich. The song Not Human is featured on the Resurrection in Black Album. For this Album the Musicians included Jeff Swan, Blair Lehman, Phil Di Maso and Bill Gingrich. Their Classic CD “JUDGEMENT DAY” released in 1998 kicked off the bands career. The track L.A.’s Burning was included in the Sci-fi Thriller “CARNIVORE”, and is also on the films Original Motion Picture Soundtrack out on Dark Star Records and Sony Music Entertainment as of August 20, 2002. The soundtrack includes: L.A. Guns, Holland, Nitro, Madison Rhoades and more. Carnivore the movie is now being distributed in the USA by 20th CENTURY FOX. To promote the Movie and the Soundtrack, Maderfilm and Dark Star Records shot a video for the song “Mother Mary” performed by Slave Driver and starring “Catherine Chiarelli” of Temptation Island 2 and “Amiee Bravo” from the movie Jigsaw. After only 3 weeks the video had risen to the number 10 position on the National CVC charts and became the 10th most played video in the Nation. And now more than 10 years later, the band resurrected from the ashes, returns with the brand new music video “NOT HUMAN”

Resurrection In Black by Slave Driver

iTunesRESURRECTION IN BLACK / SLAVE DRIVER: The Heaviest Album to date from Jeff Swan and Slave Driver. This would be the last release from the heavy metal icons known as Slave Driver. Jeff Swan and the band pushed the envelope all the way to the edge with this dark and powerful 3 song EP. Before the band would break up “Slave Driver” would perform in front of a crowd of thousands at the Milwaukee Metalfest XVII.

Naked and Stoned Music Videos Featuring Jeff Swan and Slam Bang Featured at NME Magazine

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Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Dark Star Records recently released two music videos for the song Naked and Stoned by Slam Bang. The two music videos feature Ashley UWish Stewart in a sexy photo shoot and have been receiving a lot of press. Both videos can now be seen on the NME Magazine Website.

Naked and Stoned on NME
(Band Version)


Naked and Stoned on NME
(Photography Mix)


Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

Photo by Jimmy Barnes Photography

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Naked and Stoned Makes Headlines at Sleaze Roxx Magazine

Sleeze Roxx MagazineThe new music video Naked and Stoned by Dark Star Records artist Slam Bang has made Headline News at the popular Sleaze Roxx Magazine. The new music video featuring actress/model Ashley UWish Stewart had over 1,000 views on YouTube in the first week of it’s release, and is now available all over the internet including Muzu TV. Read the article here:

Naked and Stoned at Sleaze Roxx Magazine

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World Premiere of “Naked and Stoned” The New Music Video by Slam Bang Featuring Ashley UWish Stewart

Dark Star Records and SGL Entertainment are pleased to announce the release of not “one” but “two” music videos for the song Naked and Stoned performed by Slam Bang and featuring actress model Ashley UWish Stewart.

The song was written about the Hot Summer Nights in Chicago Illinois, and the music video features actress model Ashley UWish Stewart in a Sexy Hot Photo Shoot. The first video is with Slam Bang and includes live footage from their classic lineup: Jeff Swan, Frankie Lee, Bob Cozza, and Bill Gingrich. The New Album Everyday is a Party Featuring Naked and Stoned is Now Available on iTunes via Dark Star Records and Sony Music.


This music video is a photo shoot montage. Ashley UWish Stewart was hired as a model for the new Slam Bang Album Cover. “We wanted this Album Cover to be Wild and Sexy” Quotes Photographer Jeffrey A. Swanson “and I think we achieved that”. “Ashley UWish stewart did an amazing job”. She is on both the Album Cover for “Everyday is a Party” and the Single “Naked and Stoned”. Ashley has since signed with SGL Entertainment and makes a cameo appearance in the movie “Jezebeth 2 Hour of the Gun” Written and Directed by Damien Dante and Produced by Damien Dante and Jeffrey A. Swanson. www.Jezebeth.com


Ashley UWish Stewart

Ashley UWish Stewart

Photography by Jeffrey A. Swanson


Jeff Swan Featured on MTV.com


Jeff SwanSince the early 1980’s it was every performing artists dream to be on MTV. Who can forget the classic MTV Video Jockeys Alan Hunter, Martha Quinn, Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood and JJ Jackson. And, some of the biggest bands of all time launched their careers on MTV Like: Adam Ant, Blondie, The Eurythmics, Culture Club, Mötley Crüe, Prince, Duran Duran, Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Ratt, Def Leppard, The Police, Journey, Rush, Aerosmith, The Cars, John Mellencamp, Billy Joel, Genesis, Billy Squier, Robert Palmer, The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, The Who, ZZ Top, Robert Plant, Phil Collins, Power Station and Billy Idol. A lot has changed since then, and MTV.com is now the place to discover great new artists. Actor, Singer and Guitarist Jeff Swan is now featured on MTV.com. You can find pictures, a biography and more by going to:


Slam Bang Release Their Final Album “Everyday is a Party” with Lead Vocalist and Co Founder Jeff Swan

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Slam BangSlam Bang release their last and final album “Everyday is a Party” with lead vocalist and co founder Jeff Swan. Since the band was first formed in 2007, Slam Bang have shared the stage with a number of great bands including: LA Guns, Y&T, Jackyl, Stephen Pearcy of Ratt, Faster Pussycat and Others. The band was best known for their simple hard rock party songs like Naked and Stoned and Hit It. The band then became Notorious for offering Free Jagermeister at Shows and bringing girls up on stage to sing backup vocals. The original 2007 lineup included Jeff Swan, Bob Cozza, Bill Gingrich and Bob Groble. Guitarist Bob Groble who gave the band it’s sweet melodic guitar solo’s moved to Arizona and was later replaced by Russ Odean who is now playing for Veilside. Russ had left the band on good terms to go tour with Veilside, and had offered Slam Bang a replacement, good friend and ex Raine guitarist Frank Lenner AKA Frankee Lee. The band continued its duel guitar hard rock party drivin sound long enough to finish their fourth and final release with lead vocalist, guitarist Jeff Swan who moved to California. The new Album is Titled “Everyday is a Party” and is now available worldwide via Dark Star Records and Sony Music. The new release includes: Naked and Stoned, Everyday is a Party, Somebody New, When The Lights Go Down, Hit It, You and I plus the Theme song from the movie “Jezebeth” She’s Calling Out Your Name. Here is the title track from the new album “Everyday is a Party”.

Photo by Jr Wyatt Photography

Photo by Jr Wyatt Photography

Check out the bands most popular music video featuring the single “Hit It”

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The New Single From DJ Swan “The Night Sky” Now Available Worldwide Via Dark Star Records And Sony Music

Now Available Worldwide via Dark Star Records and Sony Music is “The Night Sky” a new electronic techno trance single from DJ Swan. Always on the cutting edge and ready to try something new, DJ Swan created this new seven minute dance club anthem with only an iPod touch, and it’s already getting great reviews, The Night Sky by DJ Swan features the awesome vocals of “The Girls From Eden” and is the first of many upcoming electronic “Releases” from DJ Swan. Also, Check out the new music video for “The Night Sky” now available on YouTube and on the Official DJ Swan Website.



New Music Video “The Night Sky” by DJ Swan:

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