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Formed: 1973 in Sydney, Australia
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Brian Johnson, Bon Scott, Mark Evans, Phil Rudd, Chris Slade, Cliff Williams, Simon Wright, Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Dave Evans, Simon ...See All
Biography: AC/DC's mammoth power chord roar became one of the most influential hard rock sounds of the '70s. In its own way, it was a reaction against the pompous art rock and lumbering arena rock of the early '70s. AC/DC's rock was minimalist -- no matter how huge and bludgeoning their guitar chords were, there ...Read full biography
Back in Black
Released: 1980
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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The first sound on Back in Black is the deep, ominous drone of church bells -- or "Hell's Bells," as it were, opening the album and AC/DC's next era with a fanfare while ringing a fond farewell to Bon ...Read full review
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
Released: 1976
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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There's a real sense of menace to "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap," the title song of AC/DC's third album. More than most of their songs to date, it captured the seething malevolence of Bon Scott, the sense ...Read full review
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