ACDC

AC/DC released their fifth LP “Highway to Hell” on July 27, 1979 (it was their 6th LP in Australia). It was the last album featuring lead singer Bon Scott, who died early the following year on Tuesday, February 19, 1980. Prior to this LP, the band hadn’t had much success on American radio, so the […]

When AC/DC lost Bon Scott, they weren’t sure if they would continue. They decided to carry on. On July 25, 1980, they released their LP “Back in Black”. It was their first effort without Bon. It turned out to be not only the biggest album ever released by an Australian band, but it is one […]

26th June 2008, Total Guitar magazine voted Celine Dion’s rendition of the AC/DC track ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’ as the world’s worst cover version ever. In the best cover versions list, Jimi Hendrix was voted into first place with his version of the Bob Dylan song ‘All Along the Watchtower,’ The Beatles rendition […]

23rd February 1976, AC/DC shot the video clip for “It’s A Long Way To The Top, (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll)” for the Australian music television program Countdown. It featured the band’s then-current lineup, along with members of the Rats of Tobruk Pipe Band, on the back of a flat-bed truck travelling on Swanston […]

Sad to hear that guitarist and AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young has died aged 64 after a long battle with dementia. After forming AC/DC in 1973, Malcolm and his brothers were credited as co-writers on every song the band recorded by the band between their 1975 debut High Voltage through to 2014’s Rock or Bust. Malcolm […]


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