The Aussies thrilled stadium crowds across the world in 2009 and they’re not in the mood to do it by half at Download this summer – bringing their own stage to the famous Monsters Of Rock site!
Expect the full array of hits and the full arsenal of special effects from the ageless Aussies fronted by a genial Geordie.
For your guide to the greatest rock and roll band on the planet read on!
Home country: Australia
Download 2010: 20.30-22.30, Main Stage, Friday June 11
Classic Album: Back In Black (1980)
Classic Track: Whole Lotta Rosie
Don’t Mention: Alcohol – former singer Bon Scott ‘drank himself to death’ according to a London coroner
Do Mention: Black Ice – the band’s comeback album proved there’s plenty of life in the old dogs yet
Look Out For: A large train
Avoid: Any inflatable Rosies
Did you know: Brian Johnson is actually the band’s third singer – Dave Evans preceded Bon Scott but left AC/DC after a year