Released: August 2, 1979|
Label: Atlantic Records
Peak Chart Position: US (17), UK (8)
RIAA Certification: Platinum 7x
Highway to Hell is the sixth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released on 2 August 2, 1979. It is also AC/DC’s fifth international studio album. It was the last album featuring lead singer Bon Scott, who died early the following year from over-consumption of alcohol.
It was originally released by Albert Productions, who licensed the album to Atlantic Records for release outside of Australia, and was then re-released by Epic Records in 2003 as part of the AC/DC Remasters series. On May 25, 2006, Highway to Hell was certified 7x Platinum by the RIAA. In 2003, the album was ranked number 200 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.(From Release Wiki page)