AC/DC's Highway to Hell (33 1/3 Series)

AC/DC's Highway to Hell (33 1/3 Series)

Joe Bonomo


published in 1979, AC/DC's "Highway To Hell" used to be the notorious final album recorded with singer Bon Scott, who died of alcohol poisoning in London in February of 1980. formally chalked as much as "Death by means of Misadventure," Scott's death has ceaselessly secured the album's acceptance as a partying primer and a bible for deadly habit, branding the album with the joys chaos of alcoholic extra and its turn part, early demise. the easiest songs on "Highway To Hell" in achieving Sonic Platonism, translating rock &roll's transcendent beliefs in stomping, dual-guitar and eighth-note bass riffing, a Paleolithic drum mattress, and insanely, recklessly bizarre yet enjoyable vocals. Joe Bonomo moves a three-chord essay at the strength of formative years, the sturdiness of rock &roll fandom, and the transformative houses of reminiscence. Why does "Highway To Hell" subject to an individual past non-ironic kids? mixing interviews, research, and memoir with a fan's point of view, "Highway To Hell" dramatizes and celebrates a undying album that one critic stated makes "disaster sound just like the top enjoyable within the world."

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