AC/DC: Hell Ain\'t a Bad Place to Be

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    Mick Wall penetrates the closed world of Aussie rock legends AC/DC.AC/DC moved to Britain from Sydney in 1975, and soon set up a residency at London's Marquee Club. Their short hair including the odd mullet, loud rock and attitude chimed well with the lingering pub rock and soon-to-be punk crowd. They weren't really a band for guitar solos, and singer Bon Scott was the original bike-riding, speed-snorting, fighting man. An ex-convict he lived life fast and short; he died in February 1980, just before BACK IN BLACK, their huge-selling album, took off, and the second period of AC/DC with Brian Johnson as lead vocalist was ushered in. BACK IN BLACK has gone on to sell 45 million copies worldwide, and as the band have become a global phenomenon so their reclusiveness has increased. Mick Wall, the don of heavy metal writing, seeks to penetrate the wall around the Young brothers, and write the first authoritative, in-depth critical account of AC/DC.

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    Number of Pages: 448
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781409115342
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    Listed in: Rock & Pop music, Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups, Arts & entertainment
    Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )

    Books by Mick Wall

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