Watch The Chats pay homage to ‘the second-greatest band in history’ on high voltage single AC/DC CD

The Chats
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If there is an afterlife, Malcolm Young and Bon Scott may well be sinking a ‘stubby’ or two in appreciation of Sunshine Coast, Queensland punks The Chats, who have nailed their love of AC/DC to the mast with their raucous new single AC/DC CD.

The single finds The Chats’ vocalist/bassist Eamon Sandwith hailing his Australian rock forefathers as “the second-greatest band in history”, suggesting that that he plays their bad boy boogie “twice a day, seven days a week.”

Talking of his love for Angus Young’s band to Triple J in Australia, Sandwith revealed that the first CD he purchased with his own money, was Back In Black

"I was utterly blown away at how hard this band could rock, and I played it in the car every day to and from primary school,” he says. “I still fucking love Acca Dacca so I wrote this song as a tribute to one of the world’s rocking-est bands.”

The video sees The Chats pay their respects to three classic ‘DC videos, the promos for Let There Be Rock, Thunderstruck and It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll).

Nice work gentlemen.

Paul Brannigan
Contributing Editor, Louder

A music writer since 1993, formerly Editor of Kerrang! and Planet Rock magazine (RIP), Paul Brannigan is a Contributing Editor to Louder. Having previously written books on Lemmy, Dave Grohl (the Sunday Times best-seller This Is A Call) and Metallica (Birth School Metallica Death, co-authored with Ian Winwood), his Eddie Van Halen biography (Eruption in the UK, Unchained in the US) emerged in 2021. He has written for Rolling Stone, Mojo and Q, hung out with Fugazi at Dischord House, flown on Ozzy Osbourne's private jet, played Angus Young's Gibson SG, and interviewed everyone from Aerosmith and Beastie Boys to Young Gods and ZZ Top. Born in the North of Ireland, Brannigan lives in North London and supports The Arsenal.