The world-famous band was established in Sydney in November 1973 by Scottish brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. First album High Voltage issued in 1975, but gain international fame with their fourth studio recording Let There Be Rock 1977. Superstars d make their seventh album Back in Black from 1980, recorded with Brian Johnson of previous post-mortem their singer Bon Scott. It turns into one of the best-selling albums in history in the United States has sold 22 million copies, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The Group continues to be extremely popular. Their last big tour promoting the record Black Ice between 2008 and 2010 achieved revenues of 44.6 million, making him the second most lucrative music tour in history. According to the group's 168 concerts in 31 countries have been sold a total of 5.1 million tickets.
Future of the band AC / DC for some may seem bright and spacious, especially since some time ago appeared info that in May the band prepares to gather in the studio for six weeks and attributed to record a new album on the occasion 40th anniversary. From early on in Australia, some media spread a rumor about their retirement and the end of their existence in their current form. Originally an Australian radio station announced that AC / DC are about to collapse, citing an anonymous email from someone called to Thunderstuck. In it, he claims to have very good contacts in Europe and therefore knows sure, but an unnamed source that one of the band members - namely guitarist Malcolm Young, sick and so he returned with his family to Australia.