Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello posted the cover photo of AC/DC‘s iconic album, ‘Back In Black,’ on Instagram to celebrate its 40th anniversary and mentioned how the album changed the course of music in the 1980s.

The Australian rock band AC/DC has been getting ready to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their ‘Back In Black‘ album for a while now. The band released their seventh studio album ‘Back In Black‘ on July 25, 1980. It was the first album of the band without their lead singer Bon Scott. Last month, AC/DC announced the launch of the new merchandise for ‘Back In Black’s 40th anniversary, while the fans were hoping for a new album.

Recently, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello posted the cover photo of AC/DC’s ‘Back In Black’ album on his Instagram account to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its release.

On the caption of his post, Morello mentioned the disco music which was widely popular in the 1980s and how the release of ‘Back In Black’ changed the course of music. Moreover, as a fan of AC/DC‘s iconic album, Tom implied ‘Back In Black’ came out like a beast that destroyed everyone with its powerful impact.

Here’s what Tom Morello stated on the caption of his post,

40 years ago today Back In Black was released. In the 1980 disco was huge. Punk & new wave we’re ascendant. Then this beast came out and destroyed everybody!

You can see the photo Tom Morelo posted on his Instagram account below.