Left to right:
* Glenn Frese, VP of Digital Marketing and Business Development / Columbia Records (orange shirt)
* Malcolm Young / Rhythm guitar / AC/DC (grey tank top)
* Benny Tarantini, VP of Publicity / Columbia Records
* Rob Stringer, Chairman / Sony Music Label Group (green shirt/big smile)
* Angus Young / Lead Guitar / AC/DC (white t-shirt)
* Alvin Handwerker / Manager (older gentleman with tie)
* Steve Barnett / Chairman / Columbia Records (purple shirt/sport coat)
* Robbie McIntosh (tall bald guy)
* Brian Johnson / Singer / AC/DC
* Greg Linn / VP of Marketing / Columbia Records
* Larry Solters / Publicist / Scoop Marketing
Australian hard rock legends AC/DC were presented with a plaque earlier this month by Columbia Records for "a lot of sales" of a few of the band's catalogue releases:
* 6x platinum for "Live In Donington"
* 10x platinum for "Family Jewels"
* 5x platinum for "Plug Me In"
AC/DC's first new single in eight years, "Rock 'N Roll Train", hit the band's web site and radio stations on August 28. A video for the song was shot in London and will premiere later this month.
"Black Ice", the band's first studio album in eight years, will arrive on October 20 and will sold exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and ACDC.com in the U.S. All three plan multiple promotional campaigns aimed at the group's millions of fans.
AC/DC was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. The band has sold more than 200 million albums worldwide, including 69 million in the U.S. alone.
"No Bull: The Director's Cut", a chronicle of the band's famed July 1996 concert at the Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas in Madrid, Spain, was released on DVD and Blu-ray September 9.