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By Murray Engleheart, Arnaud Durieux

ISBN-10: 0061133922

ISBN-13: 9780061133923

After greater than 3 a long time and a hundred and fifty million albums, AC/DC has demonstrated itself as even more than simply an excellent rock band. For hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts spanning numerous generations the world over, they're an ear-bleedingly loud, sweat-soaked faith.

Now, in a ebook of unbelievable breadth and scope, comes the entire tale of AC/DC. every thing you ever desired to understand and lots extra you by no means dreamt of is all right here, the last word balls-out event, laced with intercourse, drunken escapades, and brawls—topped off with infrequent intimate pictures to create the final word portrait of the final word rock band.

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But Angus had to find out more and often took matters into his own hands. ’ The blues was like stepping into another world where people sang like ghosts and demons, and Angus had a hunger for further information about it all. At his father’s urging, he took himself to the local library where he soon became a regular fixture, even during school hours. There the librarian was more than happy to source material from overseas while Angus waded through their back issues of Downbeat magazine with articles on his blues heroes like Muddy Waters.

He went on to work several jobs including nightmarish night shifts in a butcher shop and, like Malcolm, Angus took on a trade and began a printing apprenticeship. Contrary to a fitting piece of AC/DC folklore, he was never specifically employed by Sydney porn mag Ribald. Angus: ‘I think Ribald used to move their publishing [from place to place] because they were always getting busted, and the place where I was printing, I think it [the magazine] came in one week. It just came in for that week, then they’d move on somewhere else!

Where the pair were coming from musically was far more straightforward. The Yardbirds, The Who, The Kinks, The Small Faces, the Stones and even The Spencer Davis Group were favourites. They were both also fascinated by the rhythmic interplay of Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill — the guitarist, much admired by Jimi Hendrix, and bassist respectively of ZZ Top — along with classic belters like Fats Domino and Ike and Tina Turner. The first time Angus visited the offices of Juke magazine, he was more interested in going through their files on Jerry Lee Lewis than doing an interview.

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