Young mainly uses Marshall 1959 100 watt Super Lead Plexi heads and model 1960 AX and BX 4x12 cabinets with Celestion G12-65 speakers. After a legnthy eight year hiatus AC/DC returned with a new studio album Black Ice. Their 1979 studio album Highway to Hell became their best-selling at the time and launched them to new heights of fame however shortly after this lead singer Bon Scott died from alcohol poisoning and questions were raised as to whether the band could continue without him.
Their 1980 studio album Back in Black is accountable for 50 million of those worldwide sales and is the second all time highest-selling album worldwide. Known for his energetic performances schoolboy-uniform stage outfits and his popularization of Chuck Berry's duckwalk Rolling Stone magazine has ranked Young as the 24th greatest guitarist of all time. AC/DC have remained together since their formation in 1974 and have released 15 studio albums.