Angus Young, with AC/DC performing at the Hammersmith Odeon, London n November 1979. Photographer David Corio recalls, "This was the first hard rock concert I had ever been to. It was quite a shock as lead singer Bon Scott's voice was piercing and the whole band played at such a high volume it was almost unbearable. Within 3 months Scott was to die after a heavy bout of drinking."
"When taking photos from the side of the stage I will often find my head is alongside the huge PA speakers and you have to grit your teeth very hard to stop your eardrums vibrating. Ear-plugs have very little effect as the decibel level is so high. I saw one fan in the audience with blood pouring from one of his ears - his ear-drum had been ruptured by the volume! I've seen this happen one other time at a Ted Nugent show at the same venue."
"AC/DC's guitarist Angus Young is a great musician but very difficult to photograph as he moves non-stop all over the stage for the entirety of the show. He still plays the Gibson SG guitar and wears the distinctive school blazer, shorts and satchel even though he is now well over 50 years old!"
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