‘AC/DC’ are an Australian rock band formed by Malcolm and Angus Young in 1973, and are one of the highest grossing bands of all time.
Brothers Malcolm, Angus and George Young were born in Glasgow, Scotland, and moved to Sydney with their family in 1963. In 1973 the Young brothers formed ‘AC/DC’ and the band underwent several line-up changes before releasing their first album ‘High Voltage’ in 1975, which sold 3 million copies worldwide.
Their 1980 album ‘Back in Black’ has sold an estimated 50 million copies worldwide, making it the second highest-selling album by any artist, and the highest-selling album by any band. They are currently in the top five best-selling bands in US music history. The band has released more than two dozen studio and live albums, have consistently performed in sold-out concert tours and have global sales in excess of 200 million records. ‘AC/DC’ were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.