For many fans AC/DC is one of the greatest hard rock bands of all time. Formed in Sydney Australia in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. AC/DC concerts were special events overnight, and the band quickly developed a reputation for great live shows featuring propulsive hard rock. A year later singer Bon Scott joined, and within two months they recorded their debut LP High Voltage. AC/DC grew to be one of the top classic rock bands in the world, peaking with the 1980 release of Back In Black, the second highest selling album of all-time. Scott's unfortunate death in early 1980 threatened to stop the band's ascent, but Brian Johnson ably filled Scott's shoes and the band rocked on for many years.
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