AC/DC and Bon Scott Honored at "Highway to Hell" Parade in Australia

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When Bon Scott of AC/DC sang "Highway to Hell," there's no way he ever could've imagined anything like the sight that lined the streets of Perth, Australia over the weekend.

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Exactly 40 years to the day since Scott's ashes were laid to rest in a nearby ceremony, more than 150,000 AC/DC fans lined the streets of Perth, Australia, in honor of the singer and the band. The "Highway to Hell" was the focus of the one-off Perth Festival that took over the city.

Those that turned out were treated to a wide variety of AC/DC tribute bands playing the band's songs on the back of trucks driven along the parade route. They would stop along the way to allow the groups to perform full songs to the crowd.

"It will be one of those, very, very unique West Australian events that will go down in history," Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan told ABC News Australia.

 

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