Guitarist Angus Young in his iconic school uniform.
Released in 1980, AC/DC’s Back in Black established a sound and a way bands could be powerful brands that would reverberate through rock for years to come.
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An AC/DC-loving biologist tests the band’s 1980 assertion that “rock ‘n’ roll ain’t noise pollution.” Turns out it can be – and the negative effects of noise can ripple through an ecosystem.
Malcolm Young: the engine room of AC/DC.
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As guitarist in Australia’s most successful band, Young provided the driving rhythm that underpinned AC/DC’s heavy rock sound.
AC/DC posing for a photograph in 1976 … but what about 2014?
Powerhouse Museum, Evans Gudinski and Associates
By the time you read this, AC/DC may have hung up their guitars and school uniforms for the last time. Or they may have announced a new album, to be supported by a sell-out world tour. Such has been the…