Rock News

Rock News

Rock News

Members of the Australian rock band AC-DC pose for a photograph after the Rock Walk handprint ceremony September 15, 2000 at the Guitar Center in Hollywood, Ca. From left: Brian Johnson, Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Angus Young and Phil Rudd.

AC/DC‘s juggernaut album Back In Black was released 39 years ago today (July 25), and besides being the band’s highest-selling release, it’s also one of a small group of albums that’s been certified Diamond (10 million copies sold) by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA.)  

In fact, it’s gone double Diamond with over 22 million copies sold, so the aforementioned use of “juggernaut” is more than appropriate.  To get an idea of how prestigious this honor is, here’s a list of 60 other rock records and greatest hits collections that are also part of the Diamond club.

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