Back in Black

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Back in Black is the seventh studio album by Australian rock band AC/DC.wikipedia
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Back in Black is the seventh studio album by Australian rock band AC/DC.
Later that year, the band released their first album with Johnson, Back in Black, which they dedicated to Scott's memory.

Brian Johnson

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It is the band's first album to feature vocalist Brian Johnson, following the death of previous vocalist Bon Scott.
Johnson's first album with AC/DC, Back in Black, became the second all-time best-selling album worldwide according to some estimates.

Bon Scott

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It is the band's first album to feature vocalist Brian Johnson, following the death of previous vocalist Bon Scott.
AC/DC's subsequent album, Back in Black, was released only five months later, and was a tribute to Scott's death.

Back in Black Tour

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The band supported the album with a yearlong world tour, cementing them among the most popular music acts of the early 1980s.
The Back in Black Tour was the supporting tour for the album Back in Black by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC through 1980 to 1981.

Robert John "Mutt" Lange

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The album was composed by Johnson, Angus and Malcolm Young, and recorded over seven weeks in the Bahamas from April to May 1980 with producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange, who had worked on their previous album.
He produced two more albums with AC/DC, including Back in Black (1980) which is as of 2019 the third best-selling album of all time.

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It is one of the best-selling albums in music history.

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The album was composed by Johnson, Angus and Malcolm Young, and recorded over seven weeks in the Bahamas from April to May 1980 with producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange, who had worked on their previous album.
Five months later, Back in Black was released as a tribute to Scott.

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Instead of disbanding, they decided to continue on and recruited Johnson, who was previously vocalist for Geordie.
Johnson first appeared with AC/DC on their 1980 album, Back in Black.

RIAA certification

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On 13 December 2007, the album was certified 22× multi-platinum by the RIAA, denoting 22 million American sales.

Highway to Hell

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After the commercial breakthrough of their 1979 album Highway to Hell, AC/DC was planning to record a follow-up, but in February 1980, Scott died from alcohol poisoning after a drinking binge.
It is the second highest selling AC/DC album (behind Back in Black) and is generally considered one of the greatest hard rock albums ever made.

100 Best Australian Albums

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2 in the book, 100 Best Australian Albums, in October 2010, and included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die in 2005.

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It was an immediate commercial success, debuting at number one on the British albums chart and reaching number four on the American chart—which Rolling Stone called "an exceptional showing for a heavy-metal album".

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

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Back in Blacks American success prompted Atlantic, the band's US record company, to release their 1976 Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap album for the first time in the US; in May 1981 it surpassed Back in Black on the US chart at number three.
Strong demand for both versions (in the wake of the even greater success of Back in Black) led the US division of Atlantic to finally authorize an official US release in April 1981.

Graveyard Classics 2

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American death metal group Six Feet Under recorded a cover of the entire album under the title Graveyard Classics 2.
It is an album cover version of AC/DC's 1980 album Back in Black.

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The band continued on, recruiting new vocalist Brian Johnson and subsequently recording their most successful album, 1980's Back in Black.

List of best-selling albums in the United States

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Six Feet Under (band)

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American death metal group Six Feet Under recorded a cover of the entire album under the title Graveyard Classics 2.
This cover album focused solely on the 1980 AC/DC album Back in Black.

For Those About to Rock We Salute You

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Released in 1981, the album is a follow-up to their highly successful album Back in Black.

Compass Point Studios

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AC/DC's Back In Black, the third highest selling album ever, was just one of the many albums recorded there.

Cliff Williams

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He has said that his favourite albums with the band are Powerage and Back in Black.

Tony Platt

With Lange he worked on the AC/DC albums Highway to Hell and Back in Black, and the Foreigner album 4.