(Rock or Bust static Album Artwork) (“Play Ball” Single Artwork)
AC/DC’s Rock or Bust pre-order. In the few hours since the launch, the pre-order has already reach #1 on iTunes in Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and Luxembourg! The album pre-order is also Top 5 in an additional 16 markets including #3 in Germany, #4 in Italy & Brazil, and #5 in Spain.
The lead single, “Play Ball,” is available as an IG and was serviced to radio along with the launch. The track was immediately added to A-list on UK’s Absolute Radio with solid plays on Radio 2, 6 Music and XFM. “Play Ball” was also immediately added to Australia’s 96FM. The pseudo video for “Play Ball” will be live later today on VEVO, ACDC.com and the band’s social networks.
AC/DC ‘ROCK OR BUST’ AVAILABLE
FOR PRE-ORDER TODAY
“PLAY BALL,” FIRST TRACK AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY ON ALBUM PRE-ORDERS
‘ROCK OR BUST’ COVER ART FEATURES A UNIQUE 3-D MOVING IMAGE
(Mumbai; October 9th, 2014) – AC/DC’s recently announced album ‘Rock or Bust’ is available today for pre-order via ACDC.com and all digital retail outlets. “Play Ball” is the first track offered as instant gratification to those who pre-order ‘Rock or Bust’ ahead of its official December 2nd release. “Play Ball” will also premiere on iHeart Media’s Mainstream, Active and Classic Rock radio formats starting today with multiple spins throughout the day. “Play Ball” is currently being featured as part of Turner Sports’ 2014 Major League Baseball Postseason campaign.
AC/DC are also giving fans a sneak peek today at the full track listing (see below) and cover art for ‘Rock or Bust.’ ‘Rock or Bust’ features a non-traditional and inventive three-dimensional lenticular cover, which gives the illusion of the band’s iconic logo exploding as the packaging is moved in different directions. This unique 3-D cover art can be seen on the band’s site and will be available in both the CD and vinyl versions of the album. ‘Rock or Bust’ was recorded in Spring 2014 in Vancouver, BC with producer Brendan O’Brien and mixed by Mike Fraser. ‘Rock or Bust’ is the band’s first album of new material in six years, following their immensely successful ‘Black Ice,’ which entered charts at #1 in 31 countries and has sold nearly 8 million copies worldwide.
‘Rock or Bust’ Track list is as follows:
1. Rock or Bust
2. Play Ball
3. Rock The Blues Away
4. Miss Adventure
5. Dogs of War
6. Got Some Rock & Roll Thunder
7. Hard Times
8. Baptism By Fire
9. Rock the House
10. Sweet Candy
11. Emission Control