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A true testament of how four boys, Malcolm, Angus, Phil and Bon took on the world in their own way and left it screaming for more. This is a great book that is well overdue. A little too long due to the many, many, many show stories that could have been cut down, this made it a bit much at times but the shear story does keep you engaged. A great listen even if you aren't a fan of the band.
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I have just finished this title and am very glad I purchased it. Having to date been an 'on the fence' ACDC fan, not an obsessive one, I wasn't sure if I should listen to this or not. So glad I did! I didn't realise how much the boys were 'before their time'. How driven and focused (Malcolm and Angus) had been from their youth towards their goal of creating 'real rock'. The behind the scenes info and background on their ups and downs, only makes you realise how incredibly hard they worked for their sucess, with many losses on the way. RIP Bon Scott! What a talent you were (and remain). I have been busy buying up a few more of the back cataloge albums that I didn't have, and enjoying the tracks with a new appreciation, knowing the the stories behind the songs now. If you like rock music, you need to hear this one!! You will only increase your respect for this fan-bloody-tastic band.
The narrators atrocious attempts at accents spoils the whole listen, if your English you speak like a lord or a character from Oliver " don't you know sir" Brian Johnsons impersonation is a mangled Irish/Scottish mess not even close to a Geordie twang and as far as his attempts to imitate the voices of Anguss Malcolm etc, terrible is a kind description, stick to the written word on this one, luckily I got it free via Amazon Prime
This book is boring and lacks any kind of interest, the problem lies in two areas firstly it would be a great improvement if the narrator could actually speak english and secondly the lead into the book is boring and lacks any form of interest to fans of such an iconic rock band
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