AC/DC Announces First Wave Of “50” Limited-Edition Gold-Colored Vinyl

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AC/DC, the legendary multi-million-selling band, played their very first show on December 31, 1973, at Chequers Nightclub in Sydney, Australia. Now, 50 years later, AC/DC has thrilled their millions of fans by announcing the “Power Up” European tour for summer 2024.

To honor AC/DC‘s 50-year reign as the world’s greatest rock and roll band, Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings has announced that the band’s catalog will be available as gold-colored vinyl LPs. Each of these limited-edition LPs comes with an album-specific 12″x12″ print featuring new AC/DC 50 artwork, suitable for framing. Available for pre-order now at THIS LOCATION.

The first wave of releases includes the following nine classic albums. Further drops will follow later in the year.

  1. “Back In Black” – Featuring “You Shook Me All Night Long”, “Shoot To Thrill” and the title track, it is the best-selling studio album of all time by a band.
  2. “Highway To Hell” – Released in 1980, it was AC/DC‘s first hit album in the U.S.
  3. “The Razors Edge” – Features the classic single “Thunderstruck”, the video for which has been viewed over a billion times on YouTube.
  4. “Powerage” – The classic 1976 album contains the single “Rock And Roll Damnation”, the band’s first European hit.
  5. “For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)” – The iconic cover features a Twelve-Pound Cannon from the 19th Century. The band still incorporates cannons into their live set to deafening effect.
  6. “High Voltage” – The band’s international debut included tracks from their first two Australian albums.
  7. “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” – Initially unavailable in the U.S. for five years, the album eventually rose to No. 3 on the Billboard chart, selling over 6,000,000 copies.
  8. “Who Made Who” – AC/DC provided the songs for the soundtrack for Stephen King‘s movie “Maximum Overdrive”, which included three brand new tracks including the hit title track.
  9. “Live” – 1991’s double live album was recorded at Donington Park and Birmingham in the UK, Edmonton in Canada, and Moscow.

AC/DC‘s lineup for the “Power Up” European tour, which will kick off in May and run through August, will consist of singer Brian Johnson, guitarists Angus and Stevie Young, drummer Matt Laug, and the latest addition to the group’s touring lineup, bassist Chris Chaney.

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