AC/DC Live at River Plate debuts at #1 in 17 Countries
Posted on 23 May 2011
Alberts and Sony Music Entertainment - AC/DC Live At River Plate, the definitive live concert DVD documenting AC/DC's massive Black Ice World Tour, has debuted as the #1 selling DVD on the national ARIA DVD chart in Australia, and in 16 other countries, including the U.S.A, U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Argentina, Canada, Ireland, Belgium, Sweden, New Zealand, Austria, Chile, Hungary, Finland and Italy. The DVD has also retained the coveted #1 spot in both the UK and Ireland charts for the 2nd week.
AC/DC experienced similar chart success with the release of their last studio album Black Ice, which dominated sales charts in 31 countries around the globe including Australia where it debuted at #1 on the National ARIA album chart.
AC/DC Live At River Plate was shot in Buenos Aires in December of 2009 completely in HD using 32 cameras, which captures the rock grandeur and excitement of AC/DC's incredible live performance. AC/DC Live At River Plate recently had its world premiere at London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo on May 6, 2011 (see below for photos).
Directed by David Mallet and produced by Rocky Oldham, AC/DC Live At River Plate features 19 AC/DC tracks and is available on DVD, Blu-Ray and a limited collector's edition with exclusive t-shirt. Additionally the DVD contains a bonus feature titled "The Fan, The Roadie, The Guitar Tech & The Meat," featuring interviews with AC/DC, their crew and fans among the excitement of the shows and the city of Buenos Aires.