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Friday, September 23, 2011
Mark Evans: New 34 Min Audio Interview Available; "Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside AC/DC"
September 22nd, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal
an interview with former AC/DC bassist Mark
Evans about Mark's new book, "Dirty Deeds: My Life
Inside/Outside AC/DC". You can now listen to the 34-minute
Mark Evans recently spoke to Australia's
long-running rock radio stationTriple
his new book, "Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside
When asked for his favorite story about
late AC/DC singer Bon Scott,Mark recently told
Australia's long-running rock radio stationTriple
"We were touring Europe and supporting Black Sabbath.
you wanna be on the road with two bands, I'd go on the road
withAC/DC and Black Sabbath, particularly when you've got
both Bon Scott and Ozzy Osbourne in front of both
bands! It was entertaining.
"[Bon and I] were in
Paris having a few drinks and a few more and we had roasted ourselves
pretty severely over a couple of days. We caught up with a couple of
French ladies and everything was good in our world.
wedged on this balcony [overlooking Paris] with a bottle of red and I
give Bon an elbow into the ribs, gloating 'how good is
this!' Bon's peering out at the Eiffel Tower, rocking back and
forwards. He then turns and says 'Mark, there's a tower just like
that in Paris.'"
Regarding how things ended between him
with AC/DC, Mark said, "I got fired from the band
[and] it was like getting kicked out of the gang. It was equal parts
feeling betrayed but also relieved to know you were out of the
pressure cooker. So it cut both ways.
"It was a band
meeting. The writing was on the [wall] when they sat me down and
said, 'Mark, this meeting is about you.' But I have a philosophical
view on it. If I was the right guy for the band, I'd still be
The final cover image for the North American
edition of "Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside AC/DC" can
be seen below. The first-ever book by a member of Bon Scott-era AC/DC
is due in November from Bazillion Points books and is now available
for pre-order at www.dirtydeedsbook.com.
Evans recorded countless rock anthems with AC/DC on
the groundbreaking releases "High Voltage", "TNT", "Dirty
Deeds Done Dirt Cheap", "Let There Be Rock", and
the '74 "Jailbreak" EP.