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Back In Black (album) by AC/DC 

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Back In Black
Back In Black by AC/DC (1980)
Overall rank: 98th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 1,370 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1980 (3rd)
Top 20 albums of the 1980s (13th)
Top 100 albums of all time (98th)

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AC/DC bestography

Back In Black is ranked as the best album by AC/DC.

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 1,370 votes)
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Morto Bon Scott, i suoi compagni lo rimpiazzano con quel caterpillar di Brian Johnson e lo commemorano con questo "Back in black". Disco dal suono maggiormente FM rispetto ai precedenti ma comunque ottimo e trascinato verso un successo planetario e ad oggi ancora in corso dalle due hits costituite dalla canzone omonima e da "You shook me all night long".
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From ecm22 01/24/2018 16:53
Half the album sounds like a greatest hits compilation, the songs are so great and recognisable.

And the ones I hadn't heard are arguably even better!
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From Brad1770 01/22/2018 23:49
Australia has 3 National Treasures: The Great Barrier Reef , The Sydney Opera House and ‘ Back In Black ‘

BEA ranked 99 Overall says it all and album number 3 on my odyssey to listen to the BEA top 100 ...twice

A hard rock classic without question, AC/DC not missing a beat post Bon Scott . How’s the opening 4 tracks .. “ Hell’s Bells “ / “ Shoot To Thrill “ / “ How You Get Your Money Honey “ and “ Giving the Dog a Bone” just incredible
And the critics got it correct rating this album

AllMusic: 5 Stars
Blender: 5 Stars
Rolling Stone: 5 Stars

No question AC/DC’ masterpiece a hard rock Masterclass

Rock And Roll An’t Noise Pollution, you better believe it
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From aelderyn 01/21/2018 15:12
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From Goliath 01/14/2018 12:05
Powerage is way better!
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From iamcaiosilva 11/26/2017 05:23
Yes! It's very repetitive and that's good!
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From LedZep 02/19/2017 22:04
This is the thing with this website. So many hard rock and metal albums have low ratings, and I just don't know why. I mean it is all indie orientated but still... AC/DC are not my fav band or anything but this is one of the best selling albums ever, and a classic
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From elo269megv 01/28/2017 02:35
Epitome of rock n roll baby. Only knock on ACDC is all their songs sound alike.
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From tjduddley 01/04/2017 03:19
A lot of memories come back from my younger days every time I listen to this album. Loved it then still love it now.
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From nitomano 12/13/2016 04:14
Nunca he sido gran fan de AC/DC, Me fascina You Shook Me All Night Long, pero creo que el album se vuelve un poco repetitivo
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