AC/DC’s Loudest Live Memories - The Top Ten Countdown; #10

November 14, 2012, 4 years ago

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In celebration of Angus and Co.’s forthcoming live album, Live At River Plate, due on November 20th, BraveWords is counting-down something we like to call...AC/DC’s Top Ten Most Thunderstruck, Jacked Up, Dog Eat Dog Live Stands Of All Time! Horns up and knickers down!

Drum roll please … #10!

#10 - Northlands Coliseum Concert Bowl, Edmonton, Alberta

July 13, 1980

Audience: 7,904 (sold out)


Angus Young - lead guitar

Malcolm Young - rhythm guitar

Brian Johnson - vocals

Cliff Williams - bass

Phil Rudd - drums

After six low-key warm-up dates in Belgium and The Netherlands, AC/DC debut their new lead singer Brian Johnson to the world... in Edmonton of all places. The sold-out concert bowl configuration crowd of 7,904 also were the first in North America to hear the new songs from Back In Black, which wouldn’t be released for another 13 days!

AC/DC's setlist:

'Hells Bells'

'Shot Down In Flames'

'Sin City'

'Back In Black'

'Bad Boy Boogie'

'The Jack'

'Highway To Hell'

'What Do You Do For Money Honey'

'High Voltage'

'Shoot To Thrill'

'Whole Lotta Rosie'

'You Shook Me All Night Long'


'Let There Be Rock'

To coincide with our countdown, BraveWords has teamed up with Sony Music to give-away copies of Live At River Plate CDs, DVDs and Vinyl! For the next ten days email with the subject line "ANGUS RULES". Each day a winner will be chosen at random (Canadian residents only please) and each day there's a different prize as follows! Numbers 10-8 get a CD, numbers 7-5 get CD and DVD, and 5-1 get CD, DVD and triple vinyl! Please include your mailing address in your entry!

Check out a Live At River Plate trailer below:

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