Band Boycott Store

Returning Australian hard rock legends AC/DC have slammed music provider iTunes, and have continued to boycott the site.

In a recent interview, founding member and lead guitarist Angus Young told the Telegraph that they simply didn't want fans downloading single tracks by the group. Young said "We don't make singles, we make albums. We believe the songs on any of our albums belong together. If we were on iTunes, we know a certain percentage of people would only download two or three songs from the album. We don't think that represents us musically."

For the same reason AC/DC have held out against record label pressures to issue a 'Best Of', frequently stating that they would never dilute their recorded albums. Despite not being available on iTunes, the band claim to have increased sales of their back catalogue.

The band are currently preparing to release new album 'Black Ice' on October 20th - it will not be available on iTunes.

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