By Joe Bonomo
Released in 1979, AC/DC’s Highway To Hell used to be the notorious final album recorded with singer Bon Scott, who died of alcohol poisoning in London in February of 1980. formally chalked as much as “Death by means of Misadventure,” Scott’s dying has endlessly secured the album’s popularity as a partying primer and a bible for deadly habit, branding the album with the joys chaos of alcoholic extra and its turn facet, early death. the simplest songs on Highway To Hell in attaining Sonic Platonism, translating rock & roll’s transcendent beliefs in stomping, dual-guitar and eighth-note bass riffing, a Paleolithic drum mattress, and insanely, recklessly abnormal yet enjoyable vocals.
Joe Bonomo moves a three-chord essay at the strength of early life, the sturdiness of rock & roll fandom, and the transformative homes of reminiscence. Why does Highway To Hell subject to a person past non-ironic teenagers? mixing interviews, research, and memoir with a fan’s standpoint, Highway To Hell dramatizes and celebrates a undying album that one critic acknowledged makes “disaster sound just like the top enjoyable within the world.”
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