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.
Underrated AC/DC: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The band's popularity and consistency make hunting for overlooked tracks a challenge.
AC/DC Thank Fans For Staying Loyal When 'We Were All But Over'
Brian Johnson expresses gratitude as ‘Power Up’ rises on the charts worldwide.
The Moment Angus Young Always Tries to Revisit Onstage
AC/DC guitarist says he aims performance at youngest people in the crowd.
The Moment Brian Johnson Knew He Could Front AC/DC Again
Singer recalls “apprehension” as he attempted rehearsal with cutting-edge hearing technology.
The New AC/DC Song That Gives Brian Johnson ‘Goose Bumps’
Singer says “Through the Mists of Time” is the ‘Power Up’ track where Malcolm Young’s presence is most evident.
Angus Young: Eddie Van Halen Had a 'Very Tight Bond' With Malcolm
The AC/DC guitarist remembered the friendship between his brother and Eddie Van Halen.
Brian Johnson Has a 'Lot of Respect' for Axl Rose's Work in AC/DC
Singer commended Guns N' Roses member for doing a "fantastic job" while subbing in onstage in 2016.
AC/DC Praise Stevie Young for Maintaining Malcolm's High Standard
Guitarist hailed for carrying on traditions set by his late uncle.