AC/DC are a Scottish/Australian rock band, formed in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. Commonly classified as hard rock, they are considered pioneers of heavy metal and are sometimes classified as so ,though they themselves have always classified their music as simply “rock and roll”. To date they are one of the highest grossing bands of all time

As of 2012, AC/DC have sold more than 200 million albums worldwide, as of the releases of their latest albums, Black Ice and the Iron Man 2 soundtrack, including 71 million albums in the United States. Back in Black has sold an estimated 49 million units worldwide, making it the second-highest-selling album by any band and the third-highest-selling album in history.

The best albums

Title: Highway to Hell released in: 1979
Title: Back in Black released in: 1980

Selected concerts / video performances

Title: AC/DC: Live At Donington , location: Donington Park, year: 1991
Title: Live At River Plate , location: Estadio Monumental Antonio, year: 2009

Notable members info

Name: Bon Scott
Birth date: 9 July 1946
Origin: Forfar, Scotland
Name: Angus Young
Birth date: 31 March 1955
Origin: Glasgow, Scotland
Name: Brian Johnson
Birth date: 5 October 1947
Origin: Dunston, Gateshead, England