PRINCE DROPS TWITTER AND FACEBO0OK
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince has disappeared from Twitter and Facebook. Billboard reports the Twitter account for Prince/3rdEyeGirl, his backing band, has been deleted, as has Prince’s Facebook page. Prince’s first tweet was a test tweet, then his second one read, “Prince’s Second Tweet,” then his third was a photo of a salad smothered in pepper. Most of the other tweets were related to 3rdEyeGirl. Prince held a Facebook chat last month in which he answered one question in three hours.
NEW STATEMENT FROM SCOTT STAPP
UNDATED (AP) — Creed frontman Scott Stapp has posted a new video statement on his Facebook page. Stapp says his fight for vindication and justice has begun. He says he’s filed a report with police in Boca Raton, Florida, charging his bank account has been looted. The latest statement follows a rambling one earlier this week. Stapp said then he was broke had been living out of his truck. But Stapp denied using drugs or drinking.
AC/DC WELCOME STEVIE YOUNG TO THE BAND
NEW YORK (AP) — AC/DC feel Stevie Young is a perfect replacement for guitarist Malcolm Young. Stevie is the nephew of Malcolm and guitarist Angus Young. Angus says Stevie naturally plays like Malcolm because he emulated Malcolm growing up. Angus says Stevie also has a personality very much like Malcolm’s. Malcolm left the group in September as he seeks treatment for dementia. AC/DC’s “Rock or Bust” album comes out Tuesday.