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Nobody has done more with a handful of basic blues chords and winking sexual innuendo than AC/DC over the past 40 years. From their scrappy beginnings in Sydney to their mega-platinum world domination a decade later, not much has changed musically from 1975’s ‘High Voltage’ to 2008’s ‘Black Ice,’ thanks to guitarist Angus Young’s tough but straightforward songs. But the band staged one of the most remarkable second acts in rock history after its original singer, Bon Scott, died after a heavy night of drinking in 1980. Not wasting any time, they recruited a new singer, Brian Johnson, and recorded one of rock’s all-time greatest albums, ‘Back in Black,’ within months of Scott’s passing. Since then, AC/DC have released a series of bestselling albums that rest firmly on top of rock’s most basic guitar chords and life’s most primal instincts.

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AC/DC Play Last ‘Rock or Bust’ Show in Philadelphia: Photos, Set List, Review

We've got photos, the set list and a full report from the last show on AC/DC's Rock or Bust tour.

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YouTube

Watch Angus Young Salute Cliff Williams at His Last AC/DC Show

Guitarist Angus Young offered a special tour-ending salute to bassist Cliff Williams, who is retiring from AC/DC.

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YouTube

AC/DC’s Cliff Williams Confirms Retirement in New Video

Cliff Williams will play his last concert with AC/DC in Philadelphia on Sept. 20, 2016.

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YouTube

AC/DC Close Out Rock or Bust Tour With Steak House Celebration

It certainly hasn't been easy getting here, but AC/DC are just about finished with their tour — and they were spotted celebrating the final date with a party at a New York City steakhouse.

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Kevin Winter / Gustavo Caballero, Getty Images

How Axl Rose Has Changed AC/DC’s Set Lists

AC/DC's shows have gotten longer and more focused on their early years since Axl Rose joined as lead singer.

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Joel Ford / Gustavo Caballero, Getty Images

Phil Rudd Is Open to an AC/DC Return but Doesn’t Want to ‘Play With Axl’

Exiled AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd might be willing to play with the band again — but they'd have to do something about that new singer of theirs first.

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Joel Ford, Getty Images

AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Suffered a Heart Attack

Phil Rudd revealed that he had a stent inserted after having a heart attack a few weeks ago.

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Jeffrey A. Camarati / Getty Images

AC/DC + Axl Rose Bust Out ‘Live Wire’ for Their First U.S. Show Together

Holy smoke and sweet desire! AC/DC celebrated their first United States concert with Axl Rose by performing the 1975 T.N.T. classic "Live Wire" for the first time in over 30 years.

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24 Chaotic Moments From AC/DC’s ‘Rock or Bust’ Tour

A look back at a tumultuous period for AC/DC as they released and toured behind 'Rock or Bust.'

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Dimitrios Kambouris / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Watch Rick Astley Cover AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’

No, this isn't a Rickroll. Rick Astley is back, and he's covering AC/DC.

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