By Malcolm Dome, Jerry Ewing

Targeting key parts surrounding a gaggle that stands along legends similar to Black Sabbath, Deep pink, and Led Zeppelin, this e-book unearths the phenomenon that's AC/DC. overlaying earlier and current participants, songs, gigs, occasions, albums, bootlegs, manufacturers, and diverse different matters, this exhaustive evaluate spans a unprecedented 35-year musical career—from the very earliest incarnations of the band sooner than Bon Scott’s arrival, throughout the period during which he fronted the band and his premature loss of life, to the wildly profitable landmark checklist again in Black, the entire solution to their 2003 induction into the Rock and Roll corridor of popularity and past. Detailing a gaggle that has bought an predicted a hundred and fifty million albums around the world, this can be the definitive reference of 1 of track history’s such a lot impressive pioneers of difficult rock.

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About the Author

Malcolm Dome used to be instrumental in founding the complete Rock Radio station in London, the place he nonetheless works. he's the coauthor of Eddie Van Halen: recognize the guy, Play the tune and Metallica: the entire advisor to Their song. Jerry Ewing is a former editor for steel Hammer journal and a present member of the complete Rock Radio staff. they're the coauthors of The Encyclopaedia Metallica.

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I am very, very satisfied with what I am doing and who I am. My regrets are probably not being able to play with the band. I loved playing with that band and I do regret losing a couple of friendships out of it. Bon is exclusive of this because that was out of anyone’s control. I had a very good friendship with both Phil Rudd and Malcolm Young, and unfortunately those friendships have gone by the board now. We had a lot of great times, did some great things, but I had a couple of great friendships there.

AC/DC were thrown off the Sabbath tour. Blackfeather Aussie group from the early 1970s, their debut album, At The Mountains Of Madness, features Bon Scott on recorder, timbales and tambourine; he played the recorder on a track called ‘Seasons Of Change’, which was actually written for Fraternity. Recorded in late 1970, a few months after the band’s formation, and released by Infinity Records early the next year, the record reached number seven on the Australian charts. It was reissued by Festival Records in the 1990s.

It eventually surfaced as the B-side to the single ‘Safe In New York City’. The location in Sydney of the band’s last ever gig in Australia with Bon Scott. Not an official show, it was an impromptu performance in front of about 100 people. indb 42 26/08/2008 17:51:01 AC*DC Encyclopaedia Danger D Fourth song form the 1985 album Fly On The Wall, ‘Danger’ was also the first single from the album in the UK. It didn’t fare too well however, only reaching number 48 in July 1985, highlighting the band’s dip in popularity around that time.

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