Since the passing of co-founding guitarist Malcolm Young, AC/DC’s music has seen a surge on the charts.
Billboard is reporting that six songs from the band’s catalog have landed on the Hot Rock Songs chart. “Thunderstruck” from The Razor’s Edge leads the pack with 6,000 downloads purchased and the song has been streamed over 4.1 million times.
“Back in Black” is at Number 11 with 3,000 downloads sold and 3.1 million U.S. streams, “You Shook Me All Night Long” is at Number 15 with 3,000 sold and 2.5 million streams, “Highway To Hell” is at Number 18 with 3,000 sold and 2.5 million streams, “T.N.T.” is at Number 23 with 2,000 sold and 1.6 million streams, and “Hells Bells” is Number 24 with 2,000 sold and 1.5 million streams.
The Back In Black album has sold 7,000 equivalent album units in the week ending November 23rd. Of that total, 3,000 were from pure album sales, an increase of 127 percent.