New AC/DC Album On Its Way

Enrique, my Bon Scott source from southern Spain, just tipped me off about the potential release date of the new acca dacca album. See below for details hot off the press:

According to Billboard.com, The first AC/DC album in eight years is due to drop this August with production from Brendan O’Brien. The album will be sold exclusively through Wal-Mart in the US with Australian retailers tp be confirmed…
AC/DC’s next studio album will be exclusively sold at Wal-Mart stores in the United States, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The as-yet-untitled Columbia album, which, as previously reported, was produced by Brendan O’Brien, is expected in the fall.

The new AC/DC album is the legendary hard rock act’s first since 2000’s “Stiff Upper Lip,” which has shifted more than 930,000 copies. A tour is expected to follow its release.

AC/DC is one of the only major acts yet to make its music available via Apple’s iTunes Music Store. In August 2007, Verizon Wireless snagged the exclusive rights to sell the band’s entire back catalog through March 2008, becoming the first and only digital music store to offer AC/DC’s content. However, the deal was limited to full-album downloads, one of the reason’s AC/DC’s music has not appeared in digital form to date.

Check out Billboard.com for full details.

3 Responses to “New AC/DC Album On Its Way”


  • The new album of AC / DC, Black Ice, released on October 28, 2008 in the USA and October 27, 2008 in the rest of the world!
    Regarding the single, he will be called Runaway Train (which was in competition with Black Ice as album title ) and should be released in late August.
    The details of a tour beginning late 2008 to fall in the coming days or coming weeks. Likewise, the inclusion of the new song in the game Rock Band is unveiled, the title will be: Let There Be rock !

  • Times sure have changed. Wal-Mart wouldn’t have touched AC/DC with a ten foot pole during the Bon era.

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