AC/DC Immortalized In Trading Cards

A set of AC/DC trading cards is being released in November by Press Pass.

AC/DC Immortalized In Trading Cards
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Don't be surprised if, sometime soon, you overhear one kid saying to another, I'll trade you my Albert Pujols for your Bon Scott. That's because a set of AC/DC trading cards is being released in November by Press Pass, reports Bryan Wawzenek at Gibson.com. Titled AC/DC High Voltage, the 100-card base set will take fans on a trip from the rock legends' humble beginnings in Australia to their recent, record-busting Black Ice world tour which became the second-highest grossing tour in history. Subsets will be based on some of AC/DC's best-known songs, including Thunderstruck, Back In Black and It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock n' Roll). The set also will include foil inserts named We Salute You and On The Highway To. The AC/DC trading cards will be available in packs of five. There's no word yet if each pack will include a stale stick of bubble gum. In other news, it has been revealed that AC/DC sold more tickets than any other musical act on the planet during 2010. A total of 33,717,237 tickets have been sold this year, with 11,897,085 almost one in three bought for rock events. LiveNation boss Irving Azoff recently stated that 2010 had been a bad period for ticket sales, but he believes next year will be stronger with acts like Van Halen returning to the road. The rock list (full list position in brackets) 01. AC/DC 1,820,962 (1) 02. Bon Jovi 1,368,734 (2) 03. Dave Matthews Band 1,070,024 (4) 04. John Mayer 556,007 (17) 05. Metallica 540,637 (18) 06. Nickelback 499,117 (21) 07. Eagles 443,164 (23) 08. Phish 436,332 (24) 09. Paul McCartney 425,149 (26) 10. Muse 408,855 (27) 11. Rush 350,342 (33) 12. Guns n'Roses 319,302 (38) 13. Eric Clapton 293,198 (44) 14. Iron Maiden 285,146 (45) 15. Mark Knopfler 274,297 (47) 16. Rod Stewart 272,765 (48) 17. Kiss 210,082 (51) 18. Pearl Jam 184,452 (55) 19. Foreigner / Styx 173,395 (61) 20. Rammstein 166,533 (64) 21. Breaking Benjamin / Three Days Grace 161,565 (66) 22. Casting Crowns 161,143 (67) 23. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 155,327 (69) 24. Tool 147,025 (71) 25. 30 Seconds to Mars 141,182 (74) 26. Aerosmith 137,417 (77) 27. Widespread Panic 133,378 (80) 28. Vans Warped tour 132,058 (82) 29. Trans Siberian Orchestra 118,429 (87) 30. Alice in Chains 114,883 (89) 31. Green Day 106,289 (91) 32. Scorpions 106,081 (92) 33. Vampire Weekend 92,625 (99) 34. Bryan Adams 91,190 (100) Read more at RockRadio.

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    theogonia777
    malcolm uses power chord to get the crowd hyped up. it has no effect! angus young uses power chord to get the crowd hyped up. it's super effective! bon scott fainted! go get em, brian johnson!
    !-twisty-!
    crazy8rgood wrote: Sean-Man wrote: Nobody listens to Phish, Unless they are high I've never smoked before and I love Phish. Eat a floppy one. Tool should have more ticket sales then they do. That is all I have to contribute.
    Say hello to the world of needles And this is kinda cool but doubt ill get them
    napalm890
    rush is 11th.. and they aren't in the rhof. sure its getting old but holy hell.
    Ktool The Girth
    TheIceCreamMan wrote: Where the hell do all these Nickelback fans come from? Don't think I've ever met an admitted Nickelback fan.
    Most nickelback fans dont frequen UG or play an instrument. Most of them are "normal" people.
    Mainer
    TheIceCreamMan wrote: Where the hell do all these Nickelback fans come from? Don't think I've ever met an admitted Nickelback fan.
    *raises hand*
    DethFade
    TheIceCreamMan wrote: Where the hell do all these Nickelback fans come from? Don't think I've ever met an admitted Nickelback fan. I play guitar, and I liked some of their stuff before Dark Horse, but I love that whole CD.
    jm911
    lol those cards are pretty cool to have just for the sake of collection
    Panasonic3
    Ktool The Girth wrote: TheIceCreamMan wrote: Where the hell do all these Nickelback fans come from? Don't think I've ever met an admitted Nickelback fan. Most nickelback fans dont frequen UG or play an instrument. Most of them are "normal" people.
    well said.
    Mulldarran
    Like they weren't immortalized enough already, haha! I think that one of the main reasons why they're that high on the list is that people don't expect them to be around much longer, so it's basically now or never for many.
    Vypor
    lol this article is a joke, 33 million tickets this year you guys sure are gullible
    Amuro Jay
    Vypor wrote: lol this article is a joke, 33 million tickets this year you guys sure are gullible
    33 million tickets total sold this year, 11 million being for rock concerts, and 1.8 million of them for ACDC. Where's the joke?
    Amuro Jay
    I never had a Charizard when I was a kid Maybe I can make up for that with an Angus.
    scguitarking927
    "Money talks" I guess lol. Probably won't get any cards, but that's pretty impressive with those ticket sales.
    crazy8rgood
    Sean-Man wrote: Nobody listens to Phish, Unless they are high
    I've never smoked before and I love Phish. Eat a floppy one. Tool should have more ticket sales then they do. That is all I have to contribute.
    FearOfTheDuck
    jetfuel495 wrote: I never had a Charizard when I was a kid Maybe I can make up for that with an Angus.
    I bought one of the little packs of cards for a friend, and it had ****ing Charizard in it. grr
    TheIceCreamMan
    Where the hell do all these Nickelback fans come from? Don't think I've ever met an admitted Nickelback fan.
    ZWH
    Silverpack wrote: I'd rather hear kids playing ACDC cards than Lady Gaga cards
    Totally agreed with that.
    Ac!Dc73
    Im pretty sure they have already had there own trading cards back in the 80's?
    Junior#1
    This is by far the absolute stupidest thing I have ever heard. It sounds like something I'd come up with..... after 500 beers and a kilo of pot. What's next? TV brand trading cards? "I'll trade you my Toshiba for your LG".
    Korzack
    so rock N' roll history museum, platinum records and sell-out world tours were nothing, but Trading Cards? Shit's getting real!