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[25 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Back In Black – Happy Birthday | 5,538 views]
Back In Black – Happy Birthday

Today, the 25th of July, marks the 30th birthday of Back in Black by AC/DC.

For those of you, like me, who went through their teenage years with this particular circle of black plastic spinning on their record players, this may make you feel a little old but the fact remains – 25th of July, 1980: Back in Black released.
Thirty years. Forty-nine million albums. That’s a lot of albums. Back in Black is the second best selling album worldwide. It’s ahead of Dark Side Of The Moon and only Michael Jackson’s …

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[26 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Lick Library Brings The Angus Young | 5,613 views]
Lick Library Brings The Angus Young

I’ve been an AC/DC fan forever.  The first riff I ever learned was The Jack.  I’ve been listening to Angus and the boys for so long that it’s sometimes a surprise when I’m reminded just how popular they are with, you know, normal people.
Let me explain a little.  Many of the bands I grew up rocking to haven’t gained the widespread acceptance, and even love, that AC/DC have.  Everybody loves AC/DC.  And if you don’t, why don’t you?  If you’re a guitarist, you’d better have a good reason.
Or, you could …

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[2 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on Whole Lotta Backtracks | 3,982 views]
Whole Lotta Backtracks

It’s an AC/DC box set.  It’s got CDs, DVDs, an LP, book and a bunch of badges ‘n’ stuff.
That’s not all.  See the image over there?  That’s the box it comes in (and it’s a biggie – 12 inches on a side).  The top bit is an actual, working amp.  You can plug in and rock out while listening to the tracks.  Ok, of course it’ll sound terrible, but that’s not really the point – it’s still cool and very fun.
You get three CD’s.  The first contains a bundle of …

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