Hard rock suffered a tragic loss with the death of AC/DC frontman Bon Scott in 1980, just as the band began working on Back In Black. A year later, the concert film Let There Be Rock, documenting one of Scott's last performances with AC/DC on their breakout Highway To Hell tour, was released in theaters. Remastered, the film is now being released on DVD and Blu-Ray for its 30th anniversary. Although he was the second of three AC/DC singers (the first guy, wow, totally different band), Scott is still considered part of the band and his legacy lives on.
Shot during the Australian band's 1979 Paris concert, the film includes the entire performance, plus backstage shenanigans and some rare footage of Scott's last interviews. The limited-run Collector's Edition includes recent interviews with rock journalists and musicians like Rick Allen (Def Leppard), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) and Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead), plus more in-depth looks at the band and their rakishly charming leader.
Let There Be Rock will be released on June 7. For those of us who just can't wait another week, we've got an exclusive peek at their performance of "Highway To Hell" and interviews about the fast life and sudden death of Bon Scott.