By Joe Bonomo

Released in 1979, AC/DC's Highway To Hell was once the notorious final album recorded with singer Bon Scott, who died of alcohol poisoning in London in February of 1980.  Officially chalked as much as "Death via Misadventure," Scott's dying has perpetually secured the album's popularity as a partying primer and a bible for deadly habit, branding the album with the thrill chaos of alcoholic extra and its turn part, early death.  The most sensible 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 atypical yet enjoyable vocals.

Joe Bonomo moves a three-chord essay at the strength of youth, the sturdiness of rock & roll fandom, and the transformative homes of reminiscence. Why does Highway To Hell topic to a person past non-ironic teenagers?  Blending 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."

>

Show description

Read or Download AC DC's Highway To Hell (33 1/3) PDF

Best biographies of rock musicians books

New PDF release: Smile: The Story of Brian Wilson's Lost Masterpiece: The

Smile has develop into essentially the most unavoidable legends of rock 'n' roll folklore, and during this looking exam Domenic Priore offers the real tale in the back of the album's 40-year notion. paintings on Smile begun scorching at the heels of the ground-breaking puppy Sounds, whilst Brian Wilson collaborated with Van Dyke Parks to create a 'musical tale of America'.

Download e-book for kindle: Teenage Kicks: My Life as an Undertone by Michael Bradley

Michael Bradley joined his university friend's team in Derry, Northern eire in the summertime of 1974. they'd guitars and no singer. 4 years later the Undertones recorded 'Teenage Kicks', John Peel's favorite list, and have become essentially the most fondly remembered united kingdom bands of the put up punk period. Sticking to their punk rock rules, they signed poor bargains, made nice files and had a superb time.

Download PDF by June Skinner Sawyers: Bob Dylan: New York (MusicPlace)

Jam-packed with info, savvy insights, and astounding proof, this advisor to Dylan’s years in ny urban examines the position that town performed within the construction of his song, the evolution of his artistic technique, and the continuous reinvention of his public character. within the panorama of new york, Dylan created phrases and sounds that redefined the chances of renowned tune during the global.

Steven Tyler,Ignacio Juliá's ¿Acaso molesta el ruido que retumba en mi sesera?: Memorias PDF

Los angeles venerable trinidad compuesta por sexo, drogas y rocanrol constituye a estas alturas un tópico próximo a los angeles chuminada aun cuando Steven Tyler se haya consagrado a los ejercicios trinitarios con un paroxismo sulfúrico capaz de disolver hasta los lugares más comunes. En lo tocante al primer apartado podemos afirmar sin miedo a blunders que incluso los más consumados atletas genitales rinden sus humilladas cabezas ante las acrobacias de nuestro héroe, cuyo inagotable repertorio de incontinencias es motivo de estupefacción y, por supuesto, de envidia.

Extra info for AC DC's Highway To Hell (33 1/3)

Example text

Download PDF sample

AC DC's Highway To Hell (33 1/3) by Joe Bonomo


by Christopher
4.0

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 19 votes