Just Announced To Celebrate AC/DC's 50th Anniversary 9 reissues on Limited Edition Gold Vin

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Fans of AC/DC and vinyl enthusiasts alike will likely be eager to get their hands on these commemorative releases. Reissuing classic albums on gold vinyl for their 50th anniversary adds a special touch to the celebration. The inclusion of album-specific artwork prints further enhances the collector's appeal of these limited edition LPs.


AC/DC - Back In Black

Due 15th March

"Back in Black" by AC/DC is a monumental album in rock music history. With its timeless tracks like "You Shook Me All Night Long," "Shoot To Thrill," and the iconic title track "Back in Black," it's no surprise that it holds the title of the best-selling studio album of all time by a band. The album's enduring popularity and influence have solidified its place as a classic in the genre, and it continues to captivate audiences around the world, even decades after its initial release.

AC/DC - Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Due 29th March

"Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" is another landmark album in AC/DC's discography. Despite facing initial availability issues in the United States, the album eventually gained significant traction and climbed to the impressive position of #3 on the Billboard chart. Its eventual success is a testament to the enduring appeal of AC/DC's music and the dedicated fanbase they've amassed over the years. Selling over 6,000,000 copies further underscores the album's impact and lasting legacy in the realm of rock music.

AC/DC - For Those About To Rock 

Due 15th March

Yes, the cover of "For Those About to Rock We Salute You" is indeed iconic, featuring a twelve-pound cannon from the 19th century. This imagery perfectly complements the album's theme of power and salute, capturing the essence of AC/DC's energetic and explosive style of rock music. It's fascinating to note that the band still incorporates cannons into their live performances, adding a thrilling and deafening effect that enhances the overall experience for fans. This dedication to their signature theatrics further cements AC/DC's reputation as one of the most electrifying live acts in rock history.

AC/DC - High Voltage

Due 15th March

AC/DC's international debut album, "High Voltage," compiled tracks from their first two Australian albums: the 1975 album's titled "High Voltage" and T.N.T." This release introduced AC/DC to a wider audience outside of Australia and laid the foundation for their global success. The album featured iconic tracks like "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" helping to establish AC/DC's signature sound and paving the way for their subsequent albums to achieve international acclaim.

AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Due 15th March

"Highway to Hell," released in 1979, marked a significant milestone for AC/DC as it became their first major hit album in the United States. The album's title track, "Highway to Hell," along with other notable songs like "Girls Got Rhythm" and "Touch Too Much," helped propel the band to new heights of success, both commercially and critically. Unfortunately, it also marked the last album to feature Bon Scott as the lead vocalist, and remains one of AC/DC's most beloved and iconic albums, solidifying their status as one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

AC/DC - Live

Due 15th March

AC/DC's double live album "Live" was primarily recorded during the band's performance at Donington Park in England on August 17, 1991, as part of the Monsters of Rock festival. The album captures the energy and excitement of their live performances during that time. While some portions of the album were recorded in other locations like Birmingham, Edmonton, and Moscow. The album showcases AC/DC's electrifying stage presence and features many of their classic hits performed in front of thousands of fans.

AC/DC - Powerage

Due 15th March

"Powerage," released in 1976, is indeed a classic album by AC/DC. It features the single "Rock And Roll Damnation," which became the band's first European hit. The album as a whole is highly regarded among fans and critics for its raw energy and powerful guitar-driven sound. Tracks like "Down Payment Blues," "Sin City," and "Riff Raff" are also standout songs from this album, showcasing AC/DC's trademark hard rock style. "Powerage" represents an important milestone in the band's discography, setting the stage for their subsequent success and cementing their reputation as one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

AC/DC - The Razors Edge

Due 15th March

"The Razors Edge," released in 1990, is a significant album in AC/DC's catalog. It includes the iconic single "Thunderstruck," which has indeed become one of the band's most famous songs. The music video for "Thunderstruck" has garnered immense popularity, accumulating over a billion views on YouTube. The song's catchy guitar riff and energetic rhythm have made it a staple in rock music and a fan favorite at AC/DC's live performances. "The Razors Edge" as a whole also features other notable tracks like "Moneytalks" and "Are You Ready," contributing to its commercial success and enduring legacy.

AC/DC - Who Made Who

Due 15th March

"Who Made Who" is a soundtrack album by AC/DC, released in 1986. It was specifically created for the Stephen King film "Maximum Overdrive," which was King's first and only foray into directing a movie. The soundtrack features three brand new tracks by AC/DC, including the hit title track "Who Made Who." The album also includes other AC/DC classics such as "You Shook Me All Night Long" and "Hells Bells." "Who Made Who" served as a successful soundtrack for the film and further solidified AC/DC's reputation as one of the premier rock bands of the era.

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