Back in Black Tabs

and Guitar Video Lesson

Here are some quality Back in Black tabs and chords as well as a free video lesson that will show you step-by-step how to play the song "Back in Black" by AC/DC.

This song is the first track on side two of AC/DC's album "Back in Black", released in 1980. Famous for its signature opening guitar riff, the song was a tribute to AC/DC's dearly departed singer Bon Scott.

This is an extremely popular and well-known rock song world-wide to this day. Back in Black was ranked #4 by VH1 on their list of the 40 Greatest Metal Songs, and in 2009, it was named the second greatest hard rock song of all time by VH1. And it was ranked #187 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

How to Play Back in Black

This is actually a pretty easy song to play on guitar. It is based on three chords: E, D, and A, plus you need need to have some decent picking skills to play the riff correctly. Check out this professional, top class video lesson that will show you step-by-step how to play the entire song:

ACDC Back in Black Tabs

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Back in Black Tabs and Sheet Music

As you probably know, most of the free guitar tabs on the web are inaccurate and pretty crappy. If you just want to get some idea of how to play a song with a free tab, do a web search for "Ultimate Guitar" and then find "Back in Black".

If you want to how to play Back in Black the way it is on the album, check out this completely accurate version of the tab and chords for Back in Black intro riff and main verse.

AC/DC Back in Black Complete Tabicon

Note: you will need to have the Scorch plug-in installed to view this digital sheet music. You can view and print the first page for free..this is worthwhile because it gives you the correct chords and tab for the intro and verse at no cost. You can also download the sheet music for the entire song, but that will set you back a few bucks...

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