Back in Black is the seventh studio album by Australian rock band AC/DC. It was released on 25 July 1980 by Atlantic Records. It is the band's first album to feature vocalist Brian Johnson, following the death of previous vocalist Bon Scott.
After the commercial breakthrough of their 1979 album Highway to Hell, AC/DC was planning to record a follow-up, but in February 1980, Scott died from alcohol poisoning after a drinking binge. Instead of disbanding, they decided to continue on and recruited Johnson, who was previously vocalist for Geordie.
It has been said by many Bon was going to quit the band and they knew it which is why Brian was already set and ready to ROCK when needed.
Here is the band just a couple of months into their tour in Landover, Maryland doing the title track.
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