AC/DC Make History With Sixth #1 Album On Australian Charts

November 22, 2020, 2 years ago

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AC/DC Make History With Sixth #1 Album On Australian Charts

According to the UKs Daily Mail, AC/DC have landed their sixth #1 album on the ARIA charts in their native Australia with new album, Power Up. They have made history by being the only Australian band to have #1 albums on the ARIA chart at least once over the course of five decades.

On hearing the news, lead guitarist Angus Young commented: "A very big thank you to Denis, and all at Sony Music Australia, and everyone else in Australia who’ve put in their time, effort and creativity to get PWR/UP to number one!"

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Headline Planet reported yesterday (November 21st) that Hits Daily Double crowned Power Up the winner of the US sales race. The album reportedly sold 114K US copies during the official tracking period. Units from track sales and streams bring the total to 121K in activity.

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AC/DC's 17th studio album, Power Up, is out now. Check out the BraveWords review here.

The Limited Edition Deluxe Lightbox, CD, Vinyl and Digital Download editions of Power Up are available here. The official AC/DC store also has an array of order options, which can be viewed at this location.

For Power Up, the band reunited with producer Brendan O’Brien who helmed the double-platinum Black Ice in 2008 and the gold Rock Or Bust in 2014. Charged up for the next decade, AC/DC cut twelve new tracks for the album, proudly maintaining their signature sound and all of its powerful hallmarks.

The AC/DC lineup of Angus Young (lead guitar), Brian Johnson (lead vocals), Cliff Williams (bass guitar), Phil Rudd (drums), and Stevie Young (rhythm guitar) is firing on all cylinders once again.


"Shot In The Dark"
"Through The Mists Of Time"
"Kick You When You're Down"
"Witch's Spell"
"Demon Fire"
"Wild Reputation"
"No Man's Land"
"Systems Down"
"Money Shot"
"Code Red"

"Shot In The Dark" video:

(Photo - Josh Cheuse)

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