Brian Johnson Explains What “Highway To Hell” Is About

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A Trip To Highway To Hell

Did you really think this song was all about that demonic stuff and that AC/DC was actually on their way to hell? You have got to be kidding. Who likes to be damned for all eternity? NO ONE!

Just because the title says it, it doesn’t mean its literal. But hey, tell me if this is not one of your fave AC/DC tracks! This one is plain awesome! Well, the song, certainly tells the ups and downs that the band has gone through. It’s the struggle of being a rockstar basically…

The roads that they took are definitely worth it – it propelled them to international stardom. “Hey satan, paid my dues, playin in a rockin band“. All that they’ve meant was that they have lived a hellish life touring. No rest, no privacy, no sleep,… etc.…. (You get the idea). We can even relate our own lives to this as well.

“[J]ust because you call an album Highway to Hell you get all kinds of grief. And all we’d done is describe what it’s like to be on the road for four years, like we’d been. A lot of it was bus and car touring, with no real break. You crawl off the bus at four o’clock in the morning, and some journalist’s doing a story and he says, “What would you call an AC/DC tour?” Well, it was a highway to hell. It really was. When you’re sleeping with the singer’s socks two inches from your nose, that’s pretty close to hell.” – Angus Young

AC/DC Frontman, Brian Johnson tours you to Highway To Hell in this video, (actually, it’s a roadtrip in Aussie)

Does this guy look like a man who’s about to go to hell? What a down-to-earth kind of a person…

He Explains Here In This Clip: