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Pop/Rock, Arena Rock, Heavy Metal, Soundtracks, Film Music, Hard Rock, Album Rock, Aussie Rock

Album Review

AC/DC remain reluctant to anthologize their music in anything resembling a greatest-hits collection but they’re perfectly willing to repackage those old tunes as soundtracks, whether it’s in the form of Who Made Who for Stephen King’s sleazo exploitation Maximum Overdrive or in the mega-blockbuster Iron Man 2. Who Made Who had an appealing low-rent quality, but Iron Man 2 is a big-budget collection of oft-played AC/DC staples. A bunch of biggies are here -- “Back in Black,” “If You Want Blood (You've Got It),” “Let There Be Rock,” “Highway to Hell,” “T.N.T.” -- but just as many are missing, replaced by aggro album tracks. Macho is the name of the game here, with all the band’s cheerfully dirty ditties -- “Big Balls,” “Whole Lotta Rosie,” “You Shook Me All Night Long,” etc -- being kept by the wayside, which does make sense for a soundtrack for a film that favors explosions over Scarlett Johansson in form-fitting leather. And so be it -- this is good guts-and-guitar music.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Shoot to Thrill
  2. Rock 'N' Roll Damnation
  3. Guns for Hire
  4. Cold Hearted Man
  5. Back in Black
  6. Thunderstruck
  7. If You Want Blood (You've Got It)
  8. Evil Walks
  9. T.N.T.
  10. Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be
  11. Have a Drink on Me
  12. The Razors Edge
  13. Let There Be Rock
  14. War Machine
  15. Highway to Hell
  16. Shoot to Thrill [Iron Man 2 Video] [Alternate Take]
  17. The Making of "Shoot to Thrill" Music Video
  18. Highway to Hell [Live at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, 2009] [Live
  19. Rock 'N' Roll Damnation [Live at Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, 1978] [Live]
  20. If You Want Blood (You've Got It) [Highway to Hell Promo Clip, 1979] [A
  21. Back in Black [Live at Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas, Madrid, 1996] [Liv
  22. Guns for Hire [Live at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Mi, 1983] [Live]
  23. Thunderstruck [Live at Donington Park, 1991] [Live]
  24. Let There Be Rock [Live at Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas, Madrid, 1996]
  25. Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be [Live at Circus Krone, Munich, 2003] [Live
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