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The musicvideo for ”It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock ’n’ Roll)” was filmed on 23 February 1976 for the Australian music television program Countdown. It featured the band’s then-current lineup, along with members of the Rats Of Tobruk Pipe Band, on the back of a flat-bed truck traveling on Swanston […]

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Starting with the concert photo shipment, in 1980 it became an AC/DC Fan Club with over 5,000 members. I had also photographed AC/DC with Bon in Bern (November ’79) and at the Nuremberg Open air with The Who (September ’79). On this hot summer day, Angus and AC/DC presented ”Highway To Hell” live in Germany […]

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It was 2008, the “Black Ice” album had just been released and Sven had managed to pick up tickets to three shows: much to Kaori’s annoyance – “Are you crazy so much money for the same thing?!” Kaori went to her first AC/DC concert with Sven in Paris in February 2009, from then on she […]

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The weeks leading up to the Lisbon gig had been the strangest I could remember in more than three decades as a fan. The sudden departure of Brian from band to prevent further permanent hearing loss shocked the fanbase. A rumour mill that was swirling in full effect, whispers from here and there. Then a […]

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Joel and Ryan O´Keffee are tearing it up around the world with their high energy, take no prisoners rock and roll and they leave the fans screaming for more. Overdose sat down with the brothers to learn more about the band and their great affection for AC/DC. Mike Fraser produced “Breakin´ outta hell”. He must´ve […]

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By the end of the 1970s, AC/DC had battled its way out of sweaty clubs and into theatres, with its sights set firmly on arenas and stadiums. Likewise, it’s days as an opening act seemed consigned to history, much to the relief of those headliners who were regularly overshadowed by the sheer power and energy […]

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In June 1990 I had travelled to Canada on a musical pilgrimage with a friend, as we were both lovers of Canadian music by the likes of Rush, Triumph, Anvil, Killer Dwarfs, Max Webster and Kim Mitchell. During the trip we managed to see the Killer Dwarfs doing a warm up gig before a festival […]

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After the first two Geordie reunion gigs in Newcastle and Hebburn, the third one took place in South Shields. On Friday, the 5th of October, I was back in Newcastle and the Tyneside area. South Shields, about 8 km in the East of Newcastle, is a coastal town at the mouth of the river Tyne. […]

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It is remarkable that a brief recording session by an unknown band made in the late seventies at Atlantic Recording Studios in New York City is still of interest today. But then you realize that this little five piece band from Down Under would become one of the biggest rock and roll bands in the […]

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