For those about to rock: AC/DC Now on iTunes!

AC/DC’s Complete Catalog Available Digitally for the First Time; All Tracks Mastered for iTunes


(NEW YORK, NY and CUPERTINO, CA — November 19, 2012) Columbia Records and Apple today announced that AC/DC’s entire catalog is now available digitally for the first time exclusively on the iTunes Store worldwide (www.itunes.com/acdc). From their 1976 debut High Voltage to seminal classic Back In Black and 2008 smash hit Black Ice, every one of AC/DC’s 16 studio albums, along with four live albums and three compilation albums, are available for the first time ever on the iTunes Store. All tracks are Mastered for iTunes, and fans have the ability to download full albums or simply purchase their favorite individual songs. Fans can also choose from two specially packaged digital compilations: The Complete Collection, the complete iTunes-exclusive AC/DC catalog; and The Collection, which includes all 16 studio albums.

 

AC/DC’s thunderous and primal rock and roll has excited fans for generations with their raw and rebellious brand of music, which also resonates with millions of new fans discovering AC/DC everyday. Their growing legion of fans will now experience the intensity of AC/DC’s music in a way it has never been heard before. AC/DC’s music has been Mastered for iTunes, ensuring the music is delivered to listeners with increased audio fidelity, more closely replicating what the artists, recording engineers and producers intended.

The full catalog which has all been Mastered for iTunes includes:

 

Collections

The Collection (all studio albums for $99.99)

The Complete Collection (all studio albums, live albums and box sets for $149.99)

 

16 Studio Albums

High Voltage (1976)

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976)

Let There Be Rock (1977)

Powerage (1978)

Highway To Hell (1979)

Back In Black (1980)

For Those About To Rock We Salute You (1981)

Flick Of The Switch (1983)

74 Jailbreak (1984)

Fly On The Wall (1985)

Who Made Who (1986)

Blow Up Your Video (1988)

The Razors Edge (1990)

Ballbreaker (1995)

Stiff Upper Lip (2000)

Black Ice (2008)

 

4 Live Albums

If You Want Blood You’ve Got It (1978)

Live (1992)

Live (2 Volume Collector’s Edition) (1992)

Live At River Plate (2012)

 

3 Compilation Albums

Bonfire (1997)

Backtracks audio (2009)      

Iron Man 2 soundtrack (2010)

AC/DC Live At River Plate, first live album in 20 years, available November 20

AC/DC LIVE AT RIVER PLATE AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 20 - FIRST LIVE ALBUM IN 20 YEARS

AC/DC will release AC/DC Live At River Plate, their first live album in 20 years, on Tuesday November 20th. AC/DC Live At River Plate was recorded in Buenos Aires in December 2009 when nearly 200,000 fans (over 3 sold-out nights) thunderously welcomed AC/DC back after a 13-year absence from Argentina.  AC/DC Live At River Plate captures the legendary grandeur, excitement and energy that AC/DC’s live performances are renowned for.  This ultimate live recording chronicles one of the largest shows from their massively successful Black Ice World Tour (where they performed to over 5 million fans in 108 cities in over 28 countries).  The 19 tracks on AC/DC Live At River Plate span AC/DC’s extensive repertoire, including old and new classics like “Back In Black,” “Thunderstruck,” “You Shook Me All Night Long” and “Rock N Roll Train” (see below for full track listing).  AC/DC Live At River Plate will be available as a special 3 disc red vinyl package as well as a special 2-CD package featuring multiple covers and a special 24-page booklet.

 

Released in 2011, the AC/DC Live at River Plate DVD detailed the fan excitement of AC/DC’s arrival in Argentina and documented the construction of their massive stage production.  The DVD debuted at #1 in 17 countries and cemented the fact that fans just cannot get enough of AC/DC.  Clips of “Thunderstruck” and “Shoot To Thrill” from AC/DC Live at River Plate have garnered 14 million and 22 million views respectively on YouTube.  To date AC/DC’s videos have over 72 million views online, with an average 600,000 views per week. 

AC/DC Live At River Plate is available for pre-order at www.ACDC.com

AC/DC Live At River Plate track listing is as follows:

  1. Rock N Roll Train
  2. Hell Ain’t A Bad Place To Be
  3. Back In Black
  4. Big Jack
  5. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
  6. Shot Down In Flames
  7. Thunderstruck
  8. Black Ice
  9. The Jack
  10. Hells Bells
  11. Shoot To Thrill
  12. War Machine
  13. Dog Eat Dog
  14. You Shook Me All Night Long
  15. T.N.T.
  16. Whole Lotta Rosie
  17. Let There Be Rock
  18. Highway To Hell
  19. For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)

Check out the trailer for AC/DC Live At River Plate