Thursday, March 31: Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (March 31) to Angus Young. The co-founder and lead guitarist for AC/DC is 61. Other rockers celebrating include guitarist Mick Ralphs of Bad Company (72) and rhythm guitarist Erik Turner of Warrant (52).
Angus Young ranked number 24 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the ‘100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time’ and the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 2003. AC/DC have sold over 200 million records worldwide with over 70 million in the U.S. alone. Back in Black is one of the best selling albums in the world with over 50 million copies sold. The band's last studio album Rock or Bust was released in 2014 and the band supported the album with a very successful tour.
For more on Angus Young and AC/DC, check out the band's official website here.