AC/DC's Iron Man 2 Certified 'Gold' in the US
AC/DC’s ‘Iron Man 2’ was certified ‘Gold’ by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) on February 14th 2012, for shipments of more than 500,000 copies. The album includes recordings from July 1975 – April 2008. Footage for the video recording was filmed during the Buenos Aires gigs on the Black Ice World Tour in December 2009.
According to Billboard, the album also came in at #3 on the list of top-selling hard rock and metal albums at the end of 2010 as compiled by Nielsen Soundscan.
'Iron Man 2' premiered in Los Angeles, California, on April 26, 2010, and was then released in 54 countries between April 28 and April 30, 2010, before going on general release in the United States on May 7, 2010. 'Iron Man 2' was the third-highest grossing film of 2010 in the United States and Canada, behind Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland.
The album soundtrack was released by Columbia Records on April 19, 2010 and included the following tracks:
- Shoot to Thrill
- Rock ‘N' Roll Damnation
- Guns for Hire
- Cold Hearted Man
- Back in Black
- If You Want Blood (You've Got It)
- Evil Walks
- Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be
- Have a Drink on Me
- The Razor's Edge
- Let There Be Rock
- War Machine
- Highway to Hell