By Phil Sutcliffe
Shaped in 1973 through brothers Angus and Malcolm younger, AC/DC has develop into essentially the most renowned rock ’n’ roll bands in background. this huge new name follows the band from its roots in Sydney, Australia, to its latest releases and sold-out international excursions. No stone is left unturned, from the AC/DC’s formation and early membership gigs to its striking all over the world good fortune. a different hide incorporating Angus on a spinning disc supplies method to greater than four hundred illustrations contain handbills, posters, behind the curtain passes, and vinyl from all over the world, in addition to infrequent candid and function images. Sidebars from most sensible rock scribes learn all studio releases and delve into the guitar apparatus of the younger brothers. the result's an grand tribute to the band well known for a live-wire degree exhibit and a sonic assault that experience attracted enthusiasts from all rock camps
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AC/DC: High-Voltage Rock 'n' Roll: The Ultimate Illustrated History by Phil Sutcliffe