Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
Years Active: 1973–present
Genres: Hard Rock, Blues-rock, Rock And Roll, Heavy Metal
AC/DC is an Australian rock band, formed in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. Although the band is commonly classified as hard rock and is considered a pioneer of heavy metal, they have always classified their music as rock and roll. To date they are one of the highest grossing bands of all time. In November 1973 Malcolm and Angus Young formed AC/DC and recruited bassist Larry Van Kriedt, vocalist Dave Evans, and drummer Colin Burgess. The early line-up of the band changed often and Burgess was the first member fired, while several bassists and drummers passed through the band during the next year. The Young brothers decided that Evans was not a suitable frontman for the group and in...
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