Black Ice (album)

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Black Ice is the 15th studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.wikipedia
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Black Ice is the 15th studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
The band's studio album Black Ice, released in 2008, was the second-highest-selling album of that year, and their biggest chart hit since For Those About to Rock, eventually reaching No.1 on all charts worldwide.

Mike Fraser (record producer)

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The songs were mostly recorded live in the studio; engineer Mike Fraser used only sparse overdubs and effects to keep the tracks as close to the originals as possible.
Fraser has recorded and mixed five records for AC/DC, namely the releases The Razors Edge, Ballbreaker, Stiff Upper Lip, Black Ice and Rock Or Bust.

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Recording happened during March and April 2008 at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Black Ice World Tour

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The album itself was nominated for many awards, including the Grammy, Brit, Juno and ARIA Music Awards; and was supported by a world tour between 2008 and 2010.
Black Ice World Tour was a 2008–2010 concert tour by Australian rock band AC/DC, in support of their fifteenth studio album Black Ice (2008).

Anything Goes (AC/DC song)

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The four singles issued from the album were, "Rock 'n' Roll Train", "Big Jack", "Anything Goes", and "Money Made".
It is the fourth track from their album Black Ice.

Big Jack (song)

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The four singles issued from the album were, "Rock 'n' Roll Train", "Big Jack", "Anything Goes", and "Money Made".
It is the second single and the third track on the band's album, Black Ice.

Money Made

The four singles issued from the album were, "Rock 'n' Roll Train", "Big Jack", "Anything Goes", and "Money Made".
"Money Made" is the fourth single from Australian rock band AC/DC from their fifteenth studio album Black Ice.

Angus Young

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The first composing sessions between guitarists/brothers Angus and Malcolm Young were in London in 2003. Additionally, all other members of this line-up other than Angus Young left by the end of 2016 shortly after the release of the band's follow up album, Rock or Bust.
After a lengthy eight-year hiatus, AC/DC returned with a new studio album, Black Ice.

Rock or Bust

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Additionally, all other members of this line-up other than Angus Young left by the end of 2016 shortly after the release of the band's follow up album, Rock or Bust.
Released on 18 October 2016 in New Zealand and 7 December 2016 elsewhere, Rock or Bust marks the band's first album since 2010's Iron Man 2 and first album of original material since 2008’s Black Ice.

Malcolm Young

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The first composing sessions between guitarists/brothers Angus and Malcolm Young were in London in 2003.
In subsequent interviews, Angus stated that his brother had been experiencing lapses in memory and concentration before the Black Ice project and had been receiving treatment during the Black Ice World Tour which ended in 2010.

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The track "Spoilin' for a Fight", was used by the WWE as the theme song for its 2008 Survivor Series event, and "War Machine" would later be included in both a trailer for 2010's Iron Man 2 and the film's soundtrack album in addition to serving as one of the theme songs for WrestleMania XXV.
The official theme songs for the event were AC/DC's "War Machine" and their live version of "Shoot to Thrill", as well as "So Hott" by Kid Rock.

Steve Barnett (music executive)

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When the Young brothers called Columbia Records' president Steve Barnett to announce the making of a new album, Barnett recommended producer Brendan O'Brien.
Barnett was instrumental in bringing AC/DC to Sony Music, where the band achieved the label's biggest first-week sales figure in its history when it sold more than 784,000 copies of Black Ice in 2008.

Hard rock

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Black Ice is the 15th studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
More successfully, AC/DC released the double platinum-certified Black Ice (2008).

Iron Man 2 (soundtrack)

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The track "Spoilin' for a Fight", was used by the WWE as the theme song for its 2008 Survivor Series event, and "War Machine" would later be included in both a trailer for 2010's Iron Man 2 and the film's soundtrack album in addition to serving as one of the theme songs for WrestleMania XXV.
1 album in the U.K. after Back in Black and Black Ice.

For Those About to Rock We Salute You

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It was AC/DC's second release to top the US charts, after For Those About to Rock We Salute You (1981) and became the biggest debut ever by a mainstream hard rock album.
1 album in the U.S. until the release of Black Ice in October 2008.

Brian Johnson

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O'Brien tried to recapture the rock sound of the band's early work, as opposed to the blues orientation of Ballbreaker and Stiff Upper Lip, with suggestions such as adding "soul crooning" to Brian Johnson's singing.

ARIA Music Awards of 2009

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At the ARIA Music Awards of 2009, Black Ice won in the categories of Best Rock Album and Highest Selling Album; it was nominated for Album of the Year and AC/DC were nominated for Group of the Year.

Phil Rudd

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The rhythm section continues the basic structure from other AC/DC records; Cliff Williams played bass lines of eighth notes, and Phil Rudd's drumming was a consistent 4/4 time, mostly on his snare, kick drum and hi-hat cymbal.
After rejoining the band, he performed on four AC/DC studio albums, Ballbreaker, Stiff Upper Lip, Black Ice, and Rock or Bust, with Black Ice being the band's biggest hit on the charts since For Those About to Rock We Salute You in 1981.

52nd Annual Grammy Awards

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At the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009, "Rock 'n' Roll Train" was nominated for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and at the 2010 ceremony, Black Ice was nominated for Best Rock Album and the track "War Machine" won the Best Hard Rock Performance category.

Rock 'n' Roll Train

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The four singles issued from the album were, "Rock 'n' Roll Train", "Big Jack", "Anything Goes", and "Money Made".
It is the first track on the album Black Ice to receive radio airplay.

Guido Karp

The photographs for the booklet and promotional photography were taken by music photographer Guido Karp, in August 2008 in London.
His most recent work is seen in AC/DC's 2008 release Black Ice.

Backtracks (AC/DC album)

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Also on this disc it has three music videos from the Ballbreaker album, three from Stiff Upper Lip and the most recent clips for "Rock 'n' Roll Train" and "Anything Goes" from the AC/DC album Black Ice.

Stiff Upper Lip (album)

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It marked the band's first original recordings since 2000's Stiff Upper Lip, with the eight-year gap being the longest between AC/DC's successive studio albums.

Brendan O'Brien (record producer)

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When the Young brothers called Columbia Records' president Steve Barnett to announce the making of a new album, Barnett recommended producer Brendan O'Brien. Released internationally on 20 October 2008, it was produced by Brendan O'Brien.

Cliff Williams

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The album's development was delayed because bass guitarist Cliff Williams sustained an injury and the band changed labels from Elektra Records to Sony Music Entertainment.