AC/DC has unveiled a treasure trove of new merchandise in celebration of the upcoming 40th anniversary of their groundbreaking record, Back In Black.
The band has also dropped a bunch of fresh merchandise to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their groundbreaking record, Back In Black. You’ll be able to cop t-shirts, a hoodie, a dad cap, a blanket, a pint glass, a frisbee, and other gorgeous capitalist rock memorabilia from their webstore.
In addition to the new commemorative merch, the band has also collaborated with Zee Productions on a series of four jigsaw puzzles inspired by the artwork of four of the band’s iconic records.
Mind-numbing activity has never been so rock’n’roll. You, your friends, family, acquaintances and enemies will have the opportunity to bond over putting tiny pieces of cardboard rock history together.
The puzzles will be taken from the art of 1976’s High Voltage, 1981’s For Those About To Rock, 1987’s Blow Up Your Video and 1996’s Ballbreaker. They will be made up of 500 pieces each, and will arrive September 4 you can order yours here.
Acca Dacca aren’t the first band to commodify societies resurgent interest in puzzles brought on by self-isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, Radiohead unveiled the Radiohead Fragmentary Time Waster, a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle.
The puzzle features an imaged taken from their Hail To The Thief-era Com Lag EP. The box promises “One thousand small pieces must be carefully assembled in the correct and approved manner. Only then will the entirety of the image be apparent to you.” A
Radiohead assured fans that the puzzle, “It will not be easy. It is not meant to be easy. It will be easy. It is meant to be easy.” You can order it yourself for Radiohead’s W.A.S.T.E. store.
In other news, two astronauts from NASA recently executed a successful launch into Earth’s orbit inside the SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. To prepare for the momentous journey, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley blasted ‘Back In Black’ by AC/DC while on their way to the launchpad at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.