This feels like the ultimate collection of AC/DC's radio broadcasts from when the inimitable Bon Scott was fronting the band. The sound quality across all 8 shows is superb and it's great to see that the same attention paid to the sound has been paid to the artwork! Presented in a sturdy box with each CD in an individual gatefold sleeve, just like a vinyl gatefold, this is a superb collection. Highly recommended!
Economy counts for a lot on an AC/DC record. As meaty as they are, they sound best when they're lean - when there's not much fat on the bone, when they choose not to indulge in a fourth chord. Rock or Bust, the group's 15th studio album, benefits from a modest sense of scale.
You've heard all of these songs many times before, but never like this! The greatest names in heavy metal get together and put together a scorching tribute to one of the legendary bands of all time, AC/DC. It's a who's who of heavy metal, some bands, and some individuals together in a group you could only dream about, putting their personal touches on some of rock's all-time classic hits.
Bon Scott , the charismatic and now legendary front man for AC/DC who died on the eve of superstardom and who left a incredible musical legacy, the man who gave us such memorable quotes as “people ask me if i’m AC or DC, neither I’m the lightning in the middle” is the subject, or catalyst, for this exciting new release. Without alot of hoopla along comes this box set that presents all of the soundboard live recordings that feature Bon Scott on vocals. Since the band was in their formative years and were a touring band they used radio as a means to get their music out to people to be heard, the majority of this set is culled from these radio broadcasts. They are not only among the best in quality but also performance.
This two CD set features the best AC/DC songs performed by Lemmy (Motorhead), Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Phil Collen (Def Leppard), John Corabi (Motley Crue), Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow), Jake E. Lee (Ozzy, Badlands) and many others.
This is a unique title, a 3 CD album that shows three different “faces” of everybody´s favorite hard rockers, the immortal AC/DC.
AC/DC Live At River Plate was recorded in Buenos Aires in December 2009 when nearly 200,000 fans (over 3 sold-out nights) thunderously welcomed AC/DC back after a 13-year absence from Argentina. The two CD set captures the legendary grandeur, excitement and energy that AC/DC’s live performances are renowned for. This ultimate live recording chronicles one of the largest shows from their massively successful Black Ice World Tour (where they performed to over 5 million fans in 108 cities in over 28 countries). The 19 tracks on AC/DC Live At River Plate span AC/DC’s extensive repertoire, including old and new classics like “Back In Black,” “Thunderstruck,” “You Shook Me All Night Long” and “Rock N Roll Train.”