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On 1/16/2021 at 1:07 PM, Gavin82 said:

I love there coloured cassette tapes well cool 

What did everyone buy 

1 x pic disc 

1 x red vinyl 

Red Yellow Grey cassettes 

I’ve yet to pick up any versions on vinyl, I really should get on that as AC/DC is one of the bands I’ve got a good collection going for. The only release I’ve picked up so far is the deluxe CD with the light-up box. Cheesy as all hell but it works for AC/DC and it sits proudly alongside my Backtracks deluxe edition boxset ;) 

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Beyond that though, there was a lot to enjoy as an AC/DC fan also. The shows were a solid 45 mins longer than your typical AC/DC gig with roughly 6-7 songs more every night than was typical with Brian

On my first listen now. Still haven’t bothered to order an LP edition, but I’ll go for the yellow if it’s still available. For right now I just have the light-up CD version. Super cool packaging, very

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After a few months of a listen here or there really got into this album over the last couple of weeks.I think it’s a great effort by the boys.Just a straight ahead typical AC/DC record that kicks ass.Hope were able to see them tour behind it.Why can’t Guns do the same ???Nevermind ....

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After a few months of a listen here or there really got into this album over the last couple of weeks.I think it’s a great effort by the boys.Just a straight ahead typical AC/DC record that kicks ass.Hope were able to see them tour behind it.Why can’t Guns do the same ???Nevermind ....

ACDC have spent 30 years releasing "on brand" material constantly, and touring new albums. The expectations are "more of the same" and they are frequently met / exceeded. The ACDC brand compass never veers away from dead straight.

Guns have spent 30 years touring the same old stuff. They've run out of road and dug a hole for themselves. "More of the same" is getting boring, "another Appetite" is likely impossible, reinventing the brand into something else won't work now (potentially this was possible 2000-2004 but they fucked it up), and a knock-off third rate Appetite copycat album will get 2-star reviews and ruin their legacy so they won't do it. So we're all out of options. Rock or bust.

I agree though - just walk into a studio, knock out a Rnfnr album in 3 weeks. Keep it simple.

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I like the album.
If you ask me, ACDC put the bar really high with Black Ice which I consider one of their best albums, at the same level as the loved classics. Then came rock or bust which had an amazing lead single but the rest of the album wasn't as good.

Now this one, I feel the complete opposite, I didn't like the lead single, shot in the dark, but I enjoy it a lot.

I'm glad these guys put out this album, and I'd be happy if it happens to be the last one.

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