- 488 Pages
- Illustrated with Color and B&W Photos
- Released: 2008
- Publisher: Harper Publishing
Description by OLDIES.com:
Five exhaustive years in the making by internationally recognized AC/DC experts, Murray Engleheart and Arnaud Durieux, "AC/DC Maximum Rock and Roll", all 488 pages of it, is not just the definite statement on the greatest rock band on the planet but a vivid document on the musical times they have blasted through over the past thirty plus years. It is grounded in and accented by Engleheart's numerous extensive interviews and encounters with the band over the years during his quarter of a century writing for magazines including Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, Rip, Sounds, Uncut, Guitar World and Mojo.
But that's just one part of the one-two punch. The second is the extensive experiences of former rock writer, Durieux and his archive on the band that is the most breathtakingly large and authoritative anywhere in the world. It is he who sourced the soundtrack to the Let There Be Rock movie in the Bonfire box set you know... The result is a book that seamlessly chronicles AC/DC's earliest origins and global rise on a level never before dreamt of that's both fascinating for the most casual music fan and absolutely mandatory, stay up all night reading for die hard devotees.
After more than three decades and 150 million albums, AC/DC has established itself as much more than just a great rock band. For millions of fans spanning several generations across the world, they are an ear-bleedingly loud, sweat-soaked religion.
Now, in a book of astonishing breadth and scope, comes the complete story of AC/DC. Everything you ever wanted to know and plenty more you never dreamt of is all here, the ultimate balls-out adventure. laced with sex, drunken escapades, and brawls - topped off with rare intimate photos to create the ultimate portrait of the ultimate rock band.