Summary. -The Begenning -First success in the world -A new singer -Bad period -The best Hard Rock band -The line-up. The beginning : - Created in 1973 by Malcolm Young in Australia -First 33T: « Can I Sit Next To You Girl »
-First success in the world
-A new singer
-The best Hard Rock band
-Created in 1973 by Malcolm Young in Australia
-First 33T: « Can I SitNext To You Girl »
-From 1974 to 1976 theyreleased 3 studio albumsin Australia and 2 in Europe
First success in the world:
-From 1977 to 1979 theyreleased 3 studio albums
and their first Live album
-Mark Evans, the bassist, wasfired in 1978.
The band hired Cliff Williams
- « Let There Be Rock » and « Highway To Hell » became
2 of Best-selling albums in the world
A new singer:
-On 19 February 1980, Bon Scott died of alcoholiccoma.
All members of the band wereverysad et shocked,
theyhired a new singer, Brian Johnson.
-From 1980 to 1983 theyreleased 3 studio albums
-« Back In Black » became the 2th best-selling album of all time
behind « Thriller » of Michael Jackson
- «For ThoseAbout To Rock(wesaluteyou)» is one of their best-sellingalbums.
Simon Wright (the future drummer of Dio) washired.
-From 1984 to 1988 theyreleased 2 studio albums, 1 compilation of oldsongsneverreleasedoutsideof Australia and 1 soundtracks album with 3 new songs
- « Fly On The Wall » is the best album of AC/DC with 1 000 000albums sold
The best Hard Rock band:
-Simon Wright left AC/DC and Chris Sladewashiredin 1990.
Chris Sladewasfired in 1993 because Phil Ruddcame back.
-From 1990 to 2008 theyreleased 4 studio albums and their 2th Live album
-« The RazorsEdge » and « Black Ice » are two of their best-
-In 1991, AC/DC was the leading band at Monster In Moscow
This concert was the biggest concert of all time with more 1.000.000 people.
-The « Black Ice Tour » wasthebiggest tour of the band fromlate 2008 to mid 2010.
Angus Young leadguitarist