Take a deep dive into the biggest albums of all time with Classic Rock’s The 20 Million Club

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The team behind Classic Rock magazine have launched a new podcast series titled The 20 Million Club.

Hosted by British broadcasting legend Nicky Horne, The 20 Million Club also features guests appearances from the Classic Rock team, with every episode exploring one of the biggest-selling rock albums of all time.

Future’s music content director Scott Rowley says: “Prepare for the best-selling albums of all time to be re-evaluated, celebrated and occasionally eviscerated as we ask: What's so good about them? What are the greatest tracks and which could you live without? What would you change about the record? Who comes out of the album best? And of course: why did they sell so many?

“It's a show about the greatest albums of all time, but with added piss-taking.”

The first episode in now available and sees Nicky, Scott and Classic Rock editor Sian Llewellyn discuss AC/DC’s Back In Black, which is of course, celebrating its 40th anniversary this month.

The 20 Million Club say: “AC/DC’s seventh album was released on July 25, 1980. Their first with singer Brian Johnson, it came out just months after the death of Bon Scott

“Housed in a plain black sleeve, with a new singer and a tragic back story, Back In Black went on to sell more than 50 million copies worldwide to become the best-selling rock album of all-time. But c'mon: is it that good?”

The 20 Million Club by Classic Rock magazine can be listened to right now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify or anywhere you find podcasts. Make sure you subscribe so you'll never miss and episode.

Scott Munro
Louder e-commerce editor

Scott has spent 35 years in newspapers, magazines and online as an editor, production editor, sub-editor, designer, writer and reviewer. Scott joined our news desk in the summer of 2014 before moving to the e-commerce team in 2020. Scott keeps Louder’s buyer’s guides up to date, writes about the best deals for music fans, keeps on top of the latest tech releases and reviews headphones, speakers, earplugs and more. Over the last 10 years, Scott has written more than 11,000 articles across Louder, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog. He's previously written for publications including IGN, the Sunday Mirror, Daily Record and The Herald newspapers, covering everything from daily news and weekly features, to tech reviews, video games, travel and whisky. Scott's favourite bands are Fields Of The Nephilim, The Cure, New Model Army, All About Eve, The Mission, Cocteau Twins, Drab Majesty, Marillion and Rush.