AC/DC release new single Shot in the Dark, confirm Power Up album details

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It’s finally here, folks: AC/DC has unveiled the official audio for new single, Shot in the Dark, and confirmed details for new album, Power Up, due for release on November 13.

As you might expect from the Aussie vets, Shot in the Dark is a four-to-the-floor hard-rocker – in short, it sounds like AC/DC in the way only AC/DC can, complete with a ripping, blues-tinged Angus Young pentatonic lead.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.