10 Facts about AC DC

Tuesday, November 11th 2014. | Music

Facts about AC DC elaborate the detail information about the famous Australian band. Do you know that this band had sold out 71 million albums in United States? There is no wonder that AC DC steals the thunder as one of the five top selling bands in America. Around the world, the band could sell 200 million albums.  Get facts about AC DC here:

Facts about AC DC 1: Back in Black

Back in Black was one of the masterpieces from AC DC.   It was sold in 22 million copies in United States. Thus, the band could collect RIAA Double Diamond status.

Facts about AC DC 2: the formation of the group

AC DC was created in 1973 by the Brother Angus and Malcolm Young.

AC DC Facts

AC DC Facts

Facts about AC DC 3: name

The name of the band stands from alternating current/direct current.  They got the name after their older sister Margaret saw it on a sewing machine. The brother, Angus and Malcolm decided to use the initial because it could reflect the energy of band.

Facts about AC DC 4: nickname

You can call the band simply AC CD.  But there is no need to wonder if it has another name. In their home country, the band was called Acca Dacca.

AC DC Members

AC DC Members

Facts about AC DC 5: the dictator

It is very surprising that the dictator surrendered after the AC DC music was played for two consecutive days at General Manuel Norridge’s compound in Panama in 1989.

Facts about AC DC 6: Bon Scott

The fans of AC DC must be so sad when they heard that the lead singer and co-song writer, Bon Scott passed away on 19 February 1980. He died night after he consumed a lot of alcohol.

AC DC on Stage

AC DC on Stage

Facts about AC DC 7: outlandish outfits

The fashion style of AC DC on stage is very unique. You can spot the members wearing the outlandish outfit. Some costumes that Angus Young had worn on stage included the Spider-Man, gorilla, Zorro or even school uniform costumes. Get facts about ABBA if you want to know the sparkling and expensive costumes.

Facts about AC DC 8: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time

AC DC is included as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time based on the Rolling Stone list. The band is placed in No. 72.



Facts about AC DC 9: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On 10 March 2003, the name of the band, AC DC was inducted at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Find out another famous singer in Aaliyah facts.

Facts about AC DC 10: the members

Let’s check out the current members of AC DC. Those are Angus Young, Brian Johnson, Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, and Phil Rudd.

Facts about AC DC

Facts about AC DC

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