- It was released on March 21, 1977, by Albert Productions in Australia and by Atlantic Records in the United States.
- It was the fourth studio album by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
- The album was a commercial success, reaching number 1 in Australia and number 17 in the United States.
- It was certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA in the United States.
- The album spawned the singles "Let There Be Rock", "Problem Child", and "Whole Lotta Rosie".
- The album is considered to be one of the greatest hard rock albums of all time.
- It was ranked number 20 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time".
- In 2003, it was added to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
The album was recorded at Albert Studios in Sydney, Australia. It was produced by Harry Vanda and George Young. The album features the classic AC/DC lineup of Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott, Cliff Williams, and Phil Rudd.
The album is a classic example of AC/DC's hard rock sound. It is full of driving guitars, pounding drums, and Bon Scott's iconic vocals. The album is a must-have for any fan of hard rock music.
|Original Release: 1977.|
|Catalog No: 69699 80203 2.|