AC/DC: Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be by Mick Wall

By Mick Wall

Mick Wall penetrates the closed international of Aussie rock legends AC/DC.

AC/DC moved to Britain from Sydney in 1975, and shortly arrange a residency at London's Marquee membership. Their brief hair (including the extraordinary mullet), loud rock and angle chimed good with the lingering pub rock and soon-to-be punk crowd. They were not rather a band for guitar solos, and singer Bon Scott used to be the unique bike-riding, speed-snorting, struggling with guy. An ex-convict he lived lifestyles quickly and brief; he died in February 1980, ahead of again IN BLACK, their huge-selling album, took off and the second one interval of AC/DC (with Brian Johnson as lead vocalist) was once ushered in.

BACK IN BLACK has long past directly to promote forty five million copies all over the world, and because the band became an international phenomenon so their reclusiveness has elevated. Mick Wall, the don of heavy steel writing, seeks to penetrate the wall round the younger brothers, and write the 1st authoritative, in-depth severe account of AC/DC.

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