Powerage – AC/DC – 1978


Album Powerage by AC/DC
Album Powerage by AC/DC

“Powerage” is the fifth studio album by the Australian rock band AC/DC, released in 1978. It is regarded as one of AC/DC’s most underrated and overlooked albums, despite being critically acclaimed.

“Powerage” features a collection of hard-hitting rock songs that showcase AC/DC’s signature sound and style. It includes tracks like “Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation,” “Sin City,” “Riff Raff,” and “Down Payment Blues.” The album has a raw and gritty sound, with Angus Young’s electrifying guitar riffs and Bon Scott’s powerful vocals driving the music forward.

While “Powerage” didn’t achieve the same commercial success as some of AC/DC’s later albums, it is highly regarded by fans and music critics alike for its strong songwriting and energetic performances. The album captures the band at their creative peak, delivering a mix of catchy rock anthems and bluesy rock numbers.

If you’re a fan of AC/DC or interested in exploring their earlier discography, “Powerage” is a must-listen. It represents a pivotal moment in the band’s career and serves as a testament to their enduring influence on rock music.


Powerage is considered to be one of AC/DC’s best albums. It is a raw and powerful album that shows the band at their peak. The album is also notable for its strong songwriting and Bon Scott’s powerful vocals.

The personnel of the album Powerage by AC/DC, released in 1978, are:

  • Bon Scott: Lead vocals
  • Angus Young: Lead guitar
  • Malcolm Young: Rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams: Bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd: Drums

Source: Wikipedia

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