AC/DC's Wal-Mart Deal Gets 'Thunderstruck'

According to Australia's Undercover News, U.S. record stores are prearing to bring in copies of AC/DC's new album, "Black Ice", from outside North America in response to the so-called "exclusive" deal the band has struck with Wal-Mart.

One independent chain told Undercover News that it has "been able to order 'Black Ice' in from Argentina for $8.25 per unit and will be able to sell it for less than the Wal-Mart price."

"We can buy from anywhere," the store source said. "With technology and international accounts, if a major like SonyBMG America decides they don't want to do business with us, we will do business with other territories. Why should we allow them to disadvantage our businesses and piss off our customers?"

Read the entire report from Undercover News.

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