AC/DC: Maximum Rock & Roll: The Ultimate Story of the World's Greatest Rock-and-Roll Band
After more than three decades and 150 million albums, AC/DC has established itself as much more than just a great rock band. For millions of fans spanning several generations across the world, they are an ear-bleedingly loud, sweat-soaked religion.
Now, in a book of astonishing breadth and scope, comes the complete story of AC/DC. Everything you ever wanted to know and...more
I've been on a rock-biography kick lately, and various reviews on Amazon.com suggested that Maximum Rock & Roll was the definitive AC/DC book. I bought it a couple of days later. let me te...more
I picked up a copy of this 488 page treasure trove of AC/DC info earlier this summer at a book sale at my local library for only $1.00. After reading the book, I'd have to say I'd have been just as glad to pay the original cover price of $16.95 - the book is a must read for any AC/DC fanatic and will be just as enjoyable to people who are...more
This well-researched book starts out in the '60s with the Young brothers. Malcolm and Angus watched as their older brother George achieved some international stardom with a group called The Easybeats, but that group didn't last too long. The brothers were excellent guitar players and started playing early...more
But it was a pretty interesting read. I struggled a lot with all the names and dates - there was quite a lot of it, so...more
It follows the Young family from Scotland to Australia and then goes to the older brother George Young who was in the Pop band the Easybeats which gained some airplay in the UK and the US.
The book then gets into the beginnings of ACDC pre Bon Scott as the lead singer then when he joined until his death which is just about half way through the book and then the search begins for a new singer just as they are are the precipi...more
488 pages of AC/DC is probably more than th...more
Mötley Cruen "The Dirtin" ja muiden sekoiluun keskittyvien rock-elämäkertojen sijasta "AC/DC: Maximum Rock &...more
while reading this book i made a text-to-self connection. based on how AC/DC is a band and i'm in a band. Also how AC/DC started out as a garage band and worked th...more
My reaction when I saw it in Poundland: :O !!!! *gasp* *snatch*
Biased Fanboy Rating: 5/5
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