AC/DC Power Up Columbia Records Group The message, seemingly everywhere, about AC/DC’s brand new record is that it’s a (sticks-to-the-knitting) gem. In fact, more than that, it is their best in 20-30 years. Maybe even nearing in on 40.
I first got to see AC/DC in 2010 and it was good. Okay, it wasn’t AC/DC in 1977 or 1980 or even in 1991 – but it was my first chance to see the band. And it was great. Solid-af. I dug it. I didn’t really think it would be as good seeing them a […]
It is not often that you see lists of great rhythm guitar players – well, not compared with lists of best lead guitarists. So, I thought we’d make one. And let’s be clear – it is to praise guitarists for their rhythm-playing ability. So if you want to select Jimi Hendrix that is fine, but […]
AC/DC Westpac Stadium Saturday, December 12 AC/DC last played Wellington’s Westpac Stadium nearly six years ago. Since then the band’s heart and soul, Malcolm Young, has been forced into retirement, and Kiwi-based drummer Phil Rudd is still in the sin-bin for partying too hard, and, well, illegally. So though there’s just the one album since […]
AC/DC Live At River Plate Sony Another twenty-year gap, another live album, this is the tour-souvenir for anyone who went to the Black Ice World Tour. I caught the show, doesn’t make me want to listen to the album. You can’t say it’s terrible – but it’s certainly by rote. The previous live album arrived […]