AC/DC finally licence back catalogue for iTunes downloads

Rock giants digitally release 16 studio recordings and assorted albums for the first time

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AC/DC are releasing their back-catalogue on iTunes, having previously taken a stance against digital releases.

The Australian rockers had been among the biggest bands missing from the digital download service, but just as Apple reached an agreement to land long-time hold-outs The Beatles and Led Zeppelin on iTunes, AC/DC's label Columbia Records have agreed terms.

The band's entire catalogue, including the 16 studio albums from 1976 debut 'High Voltage' to 2008's 'Black Ice', will be available, along with four live albums and three compilation albums.

The tracks have been mastered For iTunes, which increases the audio quality of the downloads, while fans will also be able to download the tracks individually as well as in album bundles.

The full catalogue includes:

The Collection (all studio albums) for £79.99.
The Complete Collection (all studio albums, live albums and box sets) for £99.99.

AC/DC's studio Albums are:

'High Voltage' (1976)
'Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap' (1976)
'Let There Be Rock' (1977)
'Powerage' (1978)
'Highway To Hell' (1979)
'Back In Black' (1980)
'For Those About To Rock We Salute You' (1981)
'Flick Of The Switch' (1983)
'74 Jailbreak' (1984)
'Fly On The Wall' (1985)
'Who Made Who' (1986)
'Blow Up Your Video' (1988)
'The Razors Edge' (1990)
'Ballbreaker' (1995)
'Stiff Upper Lip' (2000)
'Black Ice' (2008)

Live Albums are:

'If You Want Blood You’ve Got It' (1978)
'Live' (1992)
'Live' (2 Volume Collector’s Edition) (1992)
'Live At River Plate' (2012)

Compilation Albums are:

'Bonfire' (1997)
'Backtracks audio' (2009)
'Iron Man 2 soundtrack' (2010)

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