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A big wave of black t-shirts and purple horns defying the warmth roared with fury as they appeared on the stage of the stadium of the Charterhouse of Sevilla this Wednesday the members of AC/DC, the legendary Australian onerous rock and roll band that has been chaining hits, successes and including followers to its trigger for half a century.

At 9:30 p.m. sharp, the beginning time of the live performance, probably the most 60.000 personas that just about crammed the stadium set free a thunderous whistle, calling the band. Just six minutes later the present began. And what a spectacle. Giant screens projecting red-tinted pictures and mountains of decibels fell on the viewers. And a number of warmth.

From the large stage emerged the good little guitarist Angus Young, schoolboy gown And purple. Like an imp, like Peter Pan. To his 69 at, He is the one founding member of the band who remains to be lively after half a century of profession. Next to him, the singer Brian Johnson together with his inseparable cap, Stevie Young (rhythm guitar), Chris Chaney (low) and Matt Laug (collectively).

For a begin, If you need blood you bought it. And the delirium got here with Thunderstruck. Pure power. The guitar riffs had been immediately recognizable and the whole viewers routinely took out their cell telephones in order to not miss something. At this level within the live performance, Angus Young was already sporting the little purple jacket and cap. White hair blowing within the wind I saved giving it my all. And the temperature was rising.

During the live performance, Angus Young didn’t resist and repeatedly made his well-known duck dance what did I copy from Chuck Berry. Anyone would say that the origin of their careers with the guitar on stage has to do with a protecting maneuver to keep away from changing into the goal of the beer cans that had been thrown at them within the first concert events. “That's where it all started,” Angus himself confessed, in an interview in Newsweek, because the band's biography written by Susan Masino.

The subsequent display screen was much more electrifying. The iconic AC/DC bell got here down from the stage when it started to ring. Hells bells (Hell's Bells), the primary track on the album Back In Black (1980), first album after the singer's loss of life Bon Scott, Died in his personal vomit after a drunken evening.

But neither the loss of life of the beloved and adored by the band Bon Scott, in 1980, nor that of Angus's brother, Malcom, In 2017, they’ve been in a position to take down the legend of AC/DC. On the opposite, they’ve expanded it much more. With every chord that got here from the guitars, the stadium moved. And it’s no metaphor.

The group fulfilled what was anticipated of it. It displayed the facility and electrical energy advised by the band's identify, AC/DC, which derives from the English acronym “alternating current/direct current” that the musicians noticed written on Angus and Malcom's sister's stitching machine.

AC/DC and its highly effective power possessed its viewers, hopelessly dedicated to the highly effective repertoire of nice hits. The angle of the band, nearly from the primary live performance, has been that of “absolutely kill the audience” with decibels and extra decibels of music. And in order that they did it within the Cartuja stadium. A protected wager.

Halfway by the live performance they’re Hell ain’t a foul place to be, the hymn that tells that hell isn’t a foul place to be. Well, you'd need to ask the hundreds of sweaty followers, boiling over from the Sevillian warmth and the blast of AC/DC, who crowded onto the dance flooring.

The present was in crescendo. More and extra music downloads. The gigantic screens gave an excellent account of the actions on the stage of about 70 meters lengthy of the singer and the guitarist, already stripped of his schoolboy tie.

The video screens had been full of burning flames and are Highway To Hell, the AC/DC traditional, with highly effective guitar riffs. The complete viewers went on a rampage chanting the freeway to hell. Angus's purple imp was now solely sporting a white shirt and schoolboy pants.

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The common age of the viewers was round fifty. That common included males of grandparents' age, dad and mom with kids of their twenties (a couple of), and teams of individuals of their thirties and forties. Even younger individuals Taylor Swift's age. But no signal of tacky outfits or so-so style. Rock uniformity guidelines. Jeans, some jackets with their sleeves lower off, flashing purple horns and everybody with black t-shirts with the AC/DC emblem.

Nobody needed to overlook the band, after eight years with out setting foot in Spain and with the prospect that this Wednesday's live performance and the one on June 1, additionally on the Cartuja stadium in Seville, could possibly be the final. The 60,000 individuals who attended the band's name this Wednesday can be joined by one other 60,000 this Saturday. They are the one reveals that can be seen in Spain inside the European tour Power up which ends in mid-August.

The AC/DC tour promoter, Gay Merchant, who has identified the band for years, is satisfied that will probably be the final probability to see the legendary musicians. “This tour I take it as a farewell of his fans,” Mercader advised The pirate, of Rock FM.

The group's figures are dizzying. Has offered greater than 200 million information everywhere in the world, his LP Back In Black It is the 'best-selling album of any band' and the 'third best-selling album of any artist', with world gross sales of fifty million and counting. They have been of their profession for 50 years and proceed to fill stadiums. Many left the Cartuja stadium with the impression of getting seen top-of-the-line concert events of their lives. The musical discharge was of excessive depth, with the ultimate fireworks of a guitar solo by Angus Young, hand in hand with the viewers roaring. and several other cannon pictures on the finish of the social gathering.