November 30th, 2012 by Music Ally

Nielsen SoundScan reports that the band sold 48k album downloads and 696k song downloads in the US last week, with Back In Black shifting 15k album units alone, some distance ahead of Highway to Hell (just...

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November 22nd, 2012 by Music Ally

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Rock band AC/DC are making their presence felt in the UK's singles chart, after their back catalogue went live on Apple's iTunes Store earlier this week.

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November 19th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge


Just weeks after Kid Rock finally made his iTunes debut, Apple has won over another high-profile holdout from its music downloads store: AC/DC. The news is hard to miss: a prominent banner on the iTunes...

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October 30th, 2009 by Music Ally

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Okay, this one has us baffled. BlueBeat is a music streaming site offering high-quality streams of full albums, as well as downloads for $0.25 a track. Its Facebook page promises to "stop the insanity...

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August 24th, 2009 by Music Ally


Forget 360 degree artist contracts: the hot new thing is 40 degree spin cycles.

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March 25th, 2009 by Music Ally

Congratulations to the digital services team at Sony Music UK, which won a prestigious MediaGuardian Award for Innovation last night for its work on the AC/DC Excel spreadsheet video released last year...

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November 6th, 2008 by Music Ally

One of the things we’re tracking at Music Ally is how artists and labels are using mobile and online to promote music. And since we’re tracking it on an ongoing basis, we thought it was worth...

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October 24th, 2008 by Music Ally

Whoever at Sony BMG came up with the idea of turning AC/DC’s new Rock’n’Roll Train video into ASCII art embedded in an Excel spreadsheet is already Music Ally’s man or woman of...

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June 10th, 2008 by Music Ally

What have AC/DC and The Eagles got in common? No, Don Henley doesn't spend his weekends duckwalking in a schoolboy uniform (as far as we know). But AC/DC have followed The Eagles' lead in signing...

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