AC / DC became one of the most influential bands rock of years 70. In its way it was a reaction to art rock “s pompous in the early “70s. Fundamentals of AC / DC have been made in 1973 in Australia by Malcolm Young after his band, The Velvet Underground fell apart.
AC / DC became one of the most influential bands rock of years 70 . In its way it was a reaction to art rock ’s pompous in the early ’70s . Fundamentals of AC / DC have been made in 1973 in Australia by Malcolm Young after his band, The Velvet Underground fell apart.
Together with brother or Angus , guitarist mainly, the band signed some contracts to start in Sydney . Angus was only 15 years at the time, and at the suggestion of his sister decided to wear school uniform on stage. Later would become the symbol of the band uniform.
While they were still in Sydney , the band, in its original form, produced a single “ Can I Sit Next to You ”with former members of the band ex-Easybeats , Harry Vanda and George Young .
At one year they moved to Melbourne, where drummer Phil Rudd (former drummer of the band Coloured Balls) and bassist Mark Evans joined the band. Band driver, Bon Scott , became the main singer, Dave Evans refusing to go on stage.
Previously Scott was Austrian vocalist of Fraternity and Valenines . More importantly, it helped the building’s violent image, with the active few minor violations of the law and rejected by the Austrian army on the grounds that it was “social misfit”. AC / DC was also a social inadequate formartie, along career members adopting a violent and cruel image.
Group launched in Austria ( 1974 and 1975 ) two albums - High Voltage and TNT - material that was used in 1976 to release High Voltage in the States United and United Kingdom . A subsequent album Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap , released right at the end of that year. Evans left the band in early 1977 and Cliff Williams had replaced. In the fall of 1977 AC / DC released “ Let There Be Rock ”, the album was a success in America .
album “ Powerage ”released in the spring of 1978, made the audience AC / DC to grow even more, because all their dynamic shows. The album “ Highway to Hell ”was one of the best-selling albums of the band , reaching number 17 in America and 8th in the United Kingdom , the first album the band sold a million copies.
AC / DC began to have real problems when Bon Scott died on February 20, 1980. Coroner’s official report looks stupid because of his death, “died from an alcoholic coma.” In March of that year the band replaced Scott with Brian Johnson recorded the album ” Back in Black ”album proved to be the best album of the band , selling over ten million copies in the United States . the next ten years the band has become one of the largest in the world, with For Thos About To Rock We Salute You , the first in all charts in the United States.In 1982, Rudd left the band and was replaced by Simon Wright .
After the 1983 success of the band began to fall, the back of the album ” The Razor’s Edge ”and thus the single -site “ Thunderstruck ”. In the 90s they have received the favorable criticism of his career, their albums “ Ballbreaker “ and “ Stiff Upper Lip ”(2000) is real success.Agnus Young brothers Malcolm and come from a family of Scottish immigrants established in Sydney (Australia) in the early 60’s. Parents, William and Margaret, left with three (George, Malcolm and Angus) of four children, the eldest son – Alex, remained in Scotland. Here he will establish later band Grapefruit.The family settled in the suburb of Burwood. “ Easybeats band founded by George recorded several hits during 1965-1968, and knowing some international success, which will make getting smaller brothers in the music world.Malcolm will learn to play guitar in high school. During 1972-1973, the young band will perform ‘The Velvet Underground’ and in `Kentuckee brother Angus’. In ‘73 the two founded AC / DC, the rest is legend.Although Angus has done more noted in the AC / DC, Malcolm has been described as ‘businessman’ group – who decide dates of the tournaments, meetings with media, recording a new album, etc..Angus Young was the lead guitarist role, although this function was taken over by Malcolm in the case of famous songs like ‘Soul Stripper’, ‘Show Business’,’ You Is not Got A Hold On Me ‘or’ Can I Sit Next To You Girl ‘.Bon Scott was born in Kirriemuir, Scotland in July 1946 as the son of Charles and Isabelle Scott. As Young family, Scott emigrated to Australia around 1952.After establishing in Fremantle, Bon learn to play the drum. At age 15 drop out of school, is included later in the juvenile correction programs.Will be fired and the army for reasons of social maladjustment. First band will be part Spektors called `The`. Followed ‘The Valentines’ and ‘Fraternity’. In 1974 became lead singer AC / DC.Charismatic personality made him one of the most beloved frontman and Australian. His image became a symbol for rock genre.His problems with alcohol have become increasingly large, the artist found his end because of this dependency, at the age of 33 years (19 Feb. 1980).
Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd (born Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis On May 19, 1954 in Melbourne, Australia) was part of AC / DC during 1975-1983. After a break of almost 10 years (1994) has rejoined the old fellow, a member AC / DC so far.