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AC/DC To Release ‘Iron Man 2’ Soundtrack, Essentially A Greatest Hits Compilation

Posted by on January 26, 2010

Big summer blockbuster films using classic rock as a soundtrack isn’t anything new. It is still pretty cool though to hear that Marvel Studio’s Iron Man 2 will be using AC/DC’s music exclusively throughout the film.

However, here is where it gets a bit unusual: Columbia will be releasing an all-AC/DC official Iron Man 2 soundtrack to coincide with the film’s release. Which basically means they are putting out an AC/DC greatest hits album, which the Australian group has notoriously avoided (they’d rather you buy each and every one of their catalog albums instead).

There’s also an official video for the 30 year-old track “Shoot To Thrill,” comprised of footage from the band’s recent set in Argentina and clips from the film:

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