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AC/DC: NEC Arena, Birmingham

Keith Cameron, Guardian, The, 30 November 2000

MORE THAN 25 years after they started it, AC/DC are still playing it – the riff. The same sticklebacked three-chord trick has been their passport from adolescent Australian pub roistering to the venerable global institution they are now, not so much transcending prevailing musical trends as standing to one side, bemused at why people would want to try doing anything else.

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