List of AC/DC tribute albums

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This is a list of tribute albums (and individual covers) of the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. Due to AC/DC's worldwide popularity, many musicians have made tribute albums to the band. These albums have been made by a variety of different artists from across several different genres, such as bluegrass music and death metal. AC/DC's influence has also meant that their individual songs have also been frequently covered by other artists.[1]

Tribute albums[edit]

Title Artist(s) Released Notes
Welcome To Rock'n'Roll Hell : A Tribute to AC/DC & Motörhead Various 1989 Covers of AC/DC & Motörhead songs. Artists featured include; Jingo de Lunch, Slawheads, What... For, The Angels and Bellybutton & The Knockwells.
Fuse Box - The Alternative Tribute Various 1995 Artists featured include; Frenzal Rhomb, Don Walker, Nitocris, The Meanies, Ed Kuepper and Spiderbait.[2]
Covered In Black : An Industrial Tribute to the Kings of High Voltage Various 1997 Covers of AC/DC songs in an industrial style. Artists featured include; Electric Hellfire Club, Genitorturers, Die Krupps, Spahn Ranch, and Godflesh.[3]
Thunderbolt: A Tribute to AC/DC Various 1998 Artists featured include; Sebastian Bach, Joe Lynn Turner, Jack Russell, John Corabi and Ugly Kid Joe.[4]
Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be: A Tribute to AC/DC Various 1999 Artists featured include; REO Speedealer, Zeke, Supersuckers, Fuckemos and Electric Frankenstein.
A Hillbilly Tribute to AC/DC Hayseed Dixie 2000 Features bluegrass covers of various AC/DC songs.[5][6]
4,5 Volt: AC/DC Tribute Album Various 2000 Artists featured include; Anima Soundsystem, Budapest Underground, Zeus and Dyas, and FreshFabrik.
What's Next to the Moon Mark Kozelek 2001 Covers of AC/DC songs from the Bon Scott-era done in a folk ballad style.[7]
Back in Baroque... The String Tribute to AC/DC 2003 A classical version of Back in Black.
The Rock-A-Billy Tribute to AC/DC Full Blown Cherry 2004 Covers of AC/DC songs in a rockabilly style.[8]
Graveyard Classics 2 Six Feet Under 2004 Cover of the Back in Black album done in a death metal style.

Individual covers[edit]

Many different musicians have covered AC/DC's songs, proving the band's influence on many different artists from across numerous music genres, as the list shows:

Artist(s) Song(s) covered Album/single Released Notes
The Party Boys "Let There Be Rock", "High Voltage" No Song Too Sacred, The Party Boys 1984, 1987
Guns N' Roses "Whole Lotta Rosie" "Welcome to the Jungle" single, Live from the Jungle 1987, 1988 Has also been played as part of Guns N' Roses' concerts.[9]
John Farnham "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" Age of Reason 1988 [10]
Exodus "Overdose", "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" Fabulous Disaster, Tempo of the Damned respectively. 1988, 2004 respectively [11]
Bruce Dickinson "Sin City" Tattooed Millionaire 1990
Hard Ons with Henry Rollins "Let There Be Rock" Single 1991 [12]
Eläkeläiset "Let There Be Rock" (as "Olkoon humppa") Humppakäräjät 1994
Annihilator "Live Wire" In Command 1996 [13]
Quiet Riot "Highway to Hell" Alive and Well 1999 [14]
Mark Kozelek "Rock 'n' Roll Singer", "You Ain't Got a Hold on Me", "Bad Boy Boogie" Rock 'n' Roll Singer 2000 The songs are sung in a folk ballad style.[15][16]
Six Feet Under "T.N.T." Graveyard Classics 2000
The Offspring "Sin City" Million Miles Away single. 2001 [17]
Twisted Sister "Sin City" Twisted Forever 2001 [18]
Joan Jett "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" The Hit List / The Jett Age (Japanese Promo) 2001
Iced Earth "Highway to Hell", "It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" Tribute to the Gods 2002 [19]
Illdisposed "Beating Around the Bush" Retro 2002
Living Colour "Back in Black" Collideøscope 2003 [20][21]
Shakira "Back in Black" Live & Off the Record 2004 [22]
Synthetik FM featuring Fr/action "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" Elektrokuted: 17 Metal and Rock classics revisited 2004 [23]
The Dandy Warhols "Hells Bells" Come on Feel the Dandy Warhols 2004 [24]
Graveyard BBQ "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" Graveyard BBQ Greatest Hits Volume Two 2007
Richard Cheese "You Shook Me All Night Long" Viva la Vodka 2009
Accept "I'm A Rebel" I'm A Rebel 1980
Agression "Touch Too Much" For Those About To Rawk: A Punk Tribute To AC/DC 2002
Angry Samoans "Highway To Hell" For Those About To Rawk: A Punk Tribute To AC/DC 2002
Beastie Boys "Sampled Back In Black on track Rock Hard" Single 1985
Big & Rich "You Shook Me All Night Long" Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace 2007
Scott Ian and Dee Snider "Walk All Over You" Single 2010
Loaded Dice "Whole Lotta Rosie" Rock n Roll Train A Tribute to ACDC 2011
Massive "If You Want Blood (You Got It)" Four On The Floor (EP) 2014

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Fuse Box - An AC/DC tribute". The Kuepper Files. Retrieved 2007-01-17. 
  3. ^ "Various - Covered In Black: An Industrial Tribute To The Kings Of High Voltage AC/DC". discogs.com. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  4. ^ "Thunderbolt". Metal Reviews. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  5. ^ Moody, Dainon. "Hayseed Dixie - A Hillbilly Tribute to AC/DC". PopMatters. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  6. ^ "Genesis". Hayseed Dixie. Archived from the original on 2006-11-29. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  7. ^ "Mark Kozelek - What's Next to the Moon". Metacritic. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  8. ^ Deming, Mark. "Various Artists - The Rock-A-Billy Tribute to AC/DC". Allmusic. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  9. ^ "Guns N' Roses singles". Here Today... Gone to Hell. Retrieved 2007-01-17. 
  10. ^ Lewis, Jonathan. "John Farnham - Age of Reason". Allmusic. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  11. ^ "Exodus". The Covers Project. Retrieved 2007-01-17. 
  12. ^ "Discography". The Hard Ons. Retrieved 2007-01-17. 
  13. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Annihilator - In Command". Allmusic. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  14. ^ Prato, Greg. "Quiet Riot - Alive and Well". Allmusic. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  15. ^ Gardner, Daron (2000-08-04). "Mark Kozelek - Rock 'n' Roll Singer". FakeJazz. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  16. ^ Stahl, Geoff. "Mark Kozelek - Rock 'n' Roll Singer". PopMatters. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  17. ^ "Million Miles Away Single now in Stores!". The Offspring. Retrieved 2006-12-05. [dead link]
  18. ^ Hart, Jeremy. "Various Artists - Twisted Forever". PopMatters. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  19. ^ Hinds, Andy. "Iced Earth - Tribute to the Gods". Allmusic. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  20. ^ Johnson, Tom (2003-11-08). "Living Colour - Collideøscope". Blog Critics magazine. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
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  22. ^ Ives, Brian; C. Bottomley (2004-03-29). "Shakira Interview". VH1. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
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  24. ^ "The Black Album/Come On Feel The Dandy Warhols". Slabtown.net. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 

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