AC/DC's super-charged hard rock may make drunk and disorderly fans riot, but it has quite the opposite effect on great white sharks. According to a Australia's ABC News (via NME), "You Shook Me All Night Long" lulled the animals into a state of mellowness. "Their behavior was more investigative, more inquisitive, and a lot less aggressive -- they actually came past in a couple of occasions when we had the speaker in the water and rubbed their face along the speaker which was really bizarre," says charter boat operator Matt Waller, who couldn't resist getting in a dig at his country's recent egging victim: "I have this thought that if there is something that attracts them there is obviously going to be something that they reject -- maybe it would be Justin Bieber, who knows."
Waller's evidence is pretty anecdotal, so while we don't advise singing "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" in the midst of a Jaws situation, researcher Dr. Jonathon Werry says there may be something to the boater's discovery: "Anything new is something that they will often investigate." You know what that means -- it's only a matter of time before sharks are writing Pitchfork reviews.