T.N.T." is a song released in 1975 by the hard rock band AC/DC, taken from their Australian album and the international version of T.N.T. . It was released as a single in 1976 and was written by High Voltage Bon Scott, Angus Young and Malcolm Young. It peaked at No.11 on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart. 
A slightly modified line from the song, "Lock up your daughters", was used as the title of AC/DC's first headlining tour of Great Britain in 1976 after the band's move from Melbourne, Australia, to London, earlier that year. "T.N.T." later appeared on
and the Live , with Live: 2 CD Collector's Edition Brian Johnson providing vocals.
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Anthrax version [ edit ]
Anthrax cover of this song was released on their 2013 covers EP . Fittingly they debuted the song live February 21, 2013 at The HiFi in Brisbane, Australia ahead of Anthems Soundwave. Later on their tour in the US, Slash and Kirk Hammett (at separate gigs) joined them for this song.  
In popular culture [ edit ]
The song was played in commercials for
. Napoleon Dynamite The song appears on the soundtrack to the game
. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4  After the
September 11 attacks, the song was included on a widely circulated Clear Channel employee's list of potentially upsetting songs.  The song appears in the 6th season Christmas episode of
. That '70s Show The song is used by several sports teams, including the
San Francisco Giants, the Ottawa Senators, the Cleveland Indians, the San Jose SaberCats, the Fremantle Dockers, the Wisconsin Badgers, Los Angeles Kings, the Portland Winterhawks, and the Prince George Cougars. The song was used as ring entry music by British professional wrestler
Mark "Rollerball" Rocco (Mark Hussey) on non-televised shows for All Star Promotions in the 1980s and early 1990s. A current wrestler for this same promotion, Robbie "The Body" Dynamite (Rob Berzins) has also been using this as his ring entry music since the early 2000s. The song was played in the movies
and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby . Shiner Vancouver radio station
CFMI-FM created a song parody titled " PNE", to reflect on the exhibition's fair event. The song is used by the
Atlanta Braves when Peter Moylan (like the band, an Australian) comes into the game to pitch, and is also the entrance music of Baltimore Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden. The song has been used in several promotions of the American channel
TNT in the mid 1990s and also for their NASCAR Summer Series from 2010 to 2014.
Kid Rock alludes to part of the song's lyrics, "I'm T.N.T., I'm dynamite", in the song "Welcome 2 the Party (Ode 2 the Old School)" from the album . Devil Without a Cause
Bob Rivers wrote a parody called "CNN", which is about a person who is addicted to the news network. This version also contains pieces of lyrics from the original song. The song appears in an episode of
where Bob performs a striptease to his wife Linda. Bob's Burgers The beginnings of the song can be found in the
Marcus Hook Roll Band track "Quick Reaction".
Network Ten uses the chorus of the song as their theme for their coverage of the Big Bash League.
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