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AC/DC: Marquee, London

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, August 1976

THOSE PUZZLED by the Status Quo phenomenon should beware. AC/DC, from the same rock family, could wreak similar havoc, but they will only realise their ...

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Interview by Martin Aston, Auckland Star, 1990

"Just what are the East Germans who flock across the crumbled Berlin Wall spending their money on? While champagne and fresh fruit were once hot ...

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AC/DC: Australia has Punk Rock bands too, y'know

Interview by Anthony O'Grady, RAM, April 1975

LADEES AND GENTLEMEN, introducing one of the few bands in Australia that deserves the tag of a real street punk band...putcha fists together in ominous ...

AC/DC: Nashville Rooms, London

Live Review by Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, May 1976

AC/DC'S SINGLE 'IT'S A Long Way To The Top', has a lot to answer for. First, since its weird, bagpipe-drone of a break sounded unusually ...

More Songs about Humping and Booze

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, July 1976

'You get nothin for nothin'/Who can you trust?/We got what you want/You got the lust/You want blood – you got it . ...

AC/DC: The Dirtiest Story Ever Told

Profile and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, August 1976

An everyday story of rape, pillage, runny noses, drunken orgies, broken wind, assaults on and by police, sweat-soaked Luncheon Vouchers, and the 279-pound lady who ...

AC/DC: Let There Be Rock

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, October 1977

AC/DC ARE A 4-letter word band. If you don't like, them and some misadventure elbows you into their firing line the foulest oaths would be ...

AC/DC: Sex, Snot, Sweat and School Kids

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, October 1977

AC/DC: The Mayfair, Newcastle ...

AC/DC Hit California

Report and Interview by Howie Klein, New York Rocker, November 1977

AC/DC PLAYED their West Coast debut at the legendary Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles, with the club fully living up to its legend ...

AC/DC: Mayfair, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, May 1978

ANGUS YOUNG has got himself some new front teeth. An elegant row of even ivories that wouldn't look out of place in the mouth of ...

The Who / The Stranglers/ AC/DC /Nils Lofgren: Wembley Stadium, London

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, August 1979

NOT ONE OF the great Wembley encounters, we decided, as the car crept another couple of feet in the late Saturday evening jam. ...

Who, Stranglers: Laser Laser On The Wall Who Are Complacent After All

Live Review by Paul Morley, NME, August 1979

THE MIDDLE OF the evening and it's getting quite dim. The Who are playing a new song; at least, I take it to be a ...

AC/DC Plugs Into Primitivism

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, September 1979

AC/DC: Long Beach Arena ...

Fantasy Castle: Monsters of Rock!

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, July 1981

BARNEY HOSKYNS straps on his breastplate, girds his loins and takes his sword to the HM Monsters Of Rock joust at Castle Donington. ...

AC/DC: Death Pooches Lick The Cosmic Milk Bone

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, May 1982

THEY ALL LOOK like they'd benefit from a Jerry Lewis telethon. Seventeen thousand diseased and uncontrollable bodies. ...

AC/DC: Flick Of The Switch

Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, September 1983

FOR THOSE about to cry "Oh No Not AC/DC", I refute you. I'm really sorry about this, but they've made some fine records and remain ...

Angus Young: The Man In Short Pants Is Long On Guitar Chops

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar World, March 1984

...but don't ask him what equipment he uses. ...

AC/DC: And Nothing Can Harm Them!

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, April 1984

ARE THEY SUPER? My God, they're immense. They're gigantic. They're Jabba the Hutt on the Elvis Diet. They're so big that they're invulnerable to criticism ...

AC/DC: Clap, It's AC/DC!

Interview by Mat Snow, NME, August 1984

JUST OCCASIONALLY Robert Wyatt gets elbowed off my turntable in favour of something a little more...lycanthropic. Something to transport me away from the pristine confines ...

AC/DC: Who Dares Wins

Interview by Neil Perry, Sounds, July 1986

Meet AC/DC, terror monarch Stephen King's favourite band and the bane of America's moral majority. NEIL PERRY takes his hat off to them ...

AC/DC: The Razors Edge

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, November 1990

SINCE THE HEYDAY of Little Richard, one of the things that teenagers have liked most about rock & roll is that it can provoke parents ...

AC/DC: Phew! Got Away With It, Readers!

Retrospective and Interview by David Sinclair, Q, December 1990

MOST PEOPLE in Britain first heard about AC/DC at about the time of the punk explosion. A bunch of roughneck Aussies with a guitarist dressed ...

AC/DC: AC/DC Live

Review by Chuck Eddy, Spin, December 1992

AC/DC's ROLE as rap-music progenitor cannot be overlooked. ...

AC/DC: Bonfire

Review by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, February 1998

AC/DC's box- set tribute to late vocalist Bon Scott comes in packs of four or five CDs (remastered Back In Black optional). Includes rare and/or ...

Rock's oldest juvenile delinquents greet the 21st century

Review and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, 2000

AC/DC: Stiff Upper Lip (EMI Liberty) ...

AC/DC Celebrate Their Quarter Century

Retrospective and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, December 2000

They've got all the essential ingredients: sweat, noise, booze – and choking on vomit. As AC/DC celebrate their quarter century, Sylvie Simmons toasts a band ...

AC/DC: live at Wembley Arena

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, December 2000

TIMES CHANGE. ROCK STARS and rock stars go. Thrash gives way to death; gives way to glam; gives way to stoner; gives way to nu. ...

AC/DC: The Story Of 'You Shook Me All Night Long'

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Blender, October 2007

LESS THAN a year before releasing their first American hit, 'You Shook Me All Night Long', AC/DC came close to throwing in the towel. ...

AC/DC: Heavy Metal's Eternal Schoolboys at the O2 Arena

Live Review by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times, April 2009

We've got some old songs and some new songs for you," AC/DC's singer Brian Johnson growled, in an accurate but dispiriting précis of the AC/DC ...

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