AC/DC: The Encyclopaedia by Malcolm Dome, Jerry Ewing

By Malcolm Dome, Jerry Ewing

Targeting key parts surrounding a gaggle that stands along legends equivalent to Black Sabbath, Deep pink, and Led Zeppelin, this ebook finds the phenomenon that's AC/DC. masking prior and current participants, songs, gigs, occasions, albums, bootlegs, manufacturers, and various different matters, this exhaustive evaluate spans a unprecedented 35-year musical career—from the very earliest incarnations of the band ahead of Bon Scott’s arrival, in the course of the period within which he fronted the band and his premature dying, to the wildly winning landmark list again in Black, the entire option to their 2003 induction into the Rock and Roll corridor of reputation and past. Detailing a bunch that has bought an predicted a hundred and fifty million albums around the globe, this can be the definitive reference of 1 of tune history’s such a lot awesome pioneers of difficult rock.


About the Author

Malcolm Dome was once instrumental in founding the whole Rock Radio station in London, the place he nonetheless works. he's the coauthor of Eddie Van Halen: be aware of the guy, Play the track and Metallica: the whole consultant to Their song. Jerry Ewing is a former editor for steel Hammer journal and a present member of the entire Rock Radio workforce. they're the coauthors of The Encyclopaedia Metallica.

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Indb 37 26/08/2008 17:51:00 AC*DC Encyclopaedia Chequers Club Although AC/DC made a number of appearances at this Sydney venue, it’s most renowned for being the location for original drummer Colin Burgess’ last appearance with the band. The official version says that Burgess passed out after the first of the two sets the band were due to play, because he was drunk. Incapable of carrying on, Burgess was replaced by George Young, elder brother of Angus and Malcolm, for the second set, and was subsequently fired.

I don’t have any real regrets. What I am now with my family, and what I am doing musically since I left the band, I have had a very good and full life. I think if I was one of those unfortunate beings who didn’t want to get on with things and Today, Evans works with one Dave Tice, formerly the singer with a band called Buffalo, in The Dave Tice Band, and also with The Party Boys. Evil Walks The sixth track from the band’s 1981 album For Those About To Rock (We Salute You). This was written by Young, Young and Johnson.

Donington Monsters Of Rock AC/DC have headlined this legendary festival on a recordbreaking three separate occasions. They first appeared in 1981 and, in fact, one could say they were headlining the first annual Monsters Of Rock, as the previous year – with Rainbow – had been a one-off. The support bill featured Whitesnake, Blue Oyster Cult (who were so poor on the day that mainman Eric Bloom famously jumped up and down on his commemorative mirror backstage in frustration), Slade, Blackfoot and More.

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