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This July Marks 35th Anniversary Of AC/DC’s ‘Back In Black’

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35 years ago, hard-rock group AC/DC was forced with a tough decision: rock-on or unplug. The band had just seen it’s most successful release to date with ‘Highway to Hell’ in 1979, but the success was followed by the tragic death of lead singer Bon Scott. The Young brothers, Angus and Malcolm, who had always provided the music to Scott’s lyrics and melodies to make up the group’s catalogue, decided to persevere and days after Scott’s funeral was held, the two began writing new material for the next LP, ‘Back in Black‘. Before the band could enter the studio, however, a new frontman and lyricist had to be found, and the brothers finally landed on singer Brian Johnson, who came into the studio with a fresh energy, despite the enormous pressure of taking over as lead for a band that had already established a large fan-base. In spite of all that, the album turned out to be a huge success. Johnson’s collaborations with the group on ‘Back in Black’ produced several big hits for the band, including the title track and ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’. The album, itself, made it all the way to the No.1 spot in the UK charts and No.4 in the US. What could have been the end of AC/DC turned out to be their comeback hit, and the band continued to work with Johnson for the rest of their on-going career with albums like ‘For Those About To Rock We Salute You’, ‘The Razor’s Edge’ and their most recent release ‘Rock or Bust’.

Freezy Ft. Modest – Vibez

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Super late on this one but a few weeks back the homie Freezy sent me a track featuring Modest entitled “Vibez”. Upon opening it I was once again happy to hear some good, classic hip hop shit without the watered down bullshit you hear so often in today’s game. Freezy continues to be a low key favorite of MADE, who knows you may even see him on the second compilation mixtape which will be open to the entire country. For now kick back and take a listen to his newest track, shit’s dope.

who produced? @ShookOnee