Forget ‘Hammer time’ It’s Metal time

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That’s something you don’t see everyday on zxzwblog.com: two heavy metal posts in a row! After the revealing secrets behind the ac/dc albums in the previous post, we realised not all of you may be familiar with the heavy metal vocabulary, so here’s a quick update on all you need to know: Click here for intimite heavy metal knowledge

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AC/DC dissected

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“A lot of people say we’ve made the same album eleven times,” replied the diminutive guitarist before adding, “and really they’re lying because it’s actually the twelfth time.” Says Angus Young, one of the two front men of classic rock monstertruck AC/DC.

Deep inside you and we know that’s not true, and to explain that obscure feeling we urge you to read this article.

Money Talks, AC/DC Walks

As some of you might have noticed, there are some things going on in the financial world at the moment. Some might call it a crisis or a recession. The reason for this crisis to appear now, is completely plausible of your read this article, on AC/DC.  Since there’s no such thing as coincidence, let’s blame it on AC/DC releasing Black Ice.

Highway to hell

1973: AC/DC form in Sydney, Australia.
Economy: Start of the oil crisis, which saw the price quadruple

1980: AC/DC release breakthrough album Back In Black
Economy: Inflation in UK reaches 20% and unemployment nears 2 million

1990: AC/DC score comeback with The Razor’s Edge
Economy: Recession in UK imminent

2008: AC/DC top UK album charts
Economy: Biggest world recession in decades looms

The New AC/DC will be out the 20th of october

Columbia Records announced today the October 20th release of AC/DC’s widely-anticipated Black Ice, the band’s first studio album in eight years. Black Ice features 15 new tracks from brothers Angus and Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Cliff Williams, and Phil Rudd. The album was produced by Brendan O’Brien at the Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, BC.

“Rock ‘N’ Roll Train,” the album’s first single, will debut on August 28th. The video will premiere in September. And the band is set to kick off its first world tour since 2001 in late October.