AC/DC "PIRATE" / COUNTERFEIT RELEASES

"Pirate" , or otherwise counterfeit records and CD's are releases that are manufactured and released imitating "official" release albums, as well as "greatest hits" or "best of" type packages. These releases are most commonly found coming from countries such as Korea, Russia, Taiwan, China, and Bulgaria.

 

"PIRATE RELEASE" LP's

KOREAN 'MONOCHROME PIC SLEEVE' LP's

"PIRATE RELEASE" CD's:

RUSSIAN 2 IN 1 CD's:

RUSSIAN SINGLE ALBUM CD'S:

RUSSIAN PIRATE DVDs:

RUSSIAN FLEXI DISCS:

 

"PIRATE RELEASE" LP's:


AC/DC LIVE... BON PLEASE DON'T GO (Korea)

BACK IN BLACK (Russia) (Antron label, unique Picture sleeve & label, thin paper sleeve)

 

BACK IN BLACK (Taiwan) (Stereo/GAVG PM-001 yellow lettering on front cover, grey label)

BACK IN BLACK (Taiwan) (GAVG PM-001 (yellow label) and Stereo/GAVG PM-001 (grey label) )

DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP (Taiwan) (Gang PM-A-22)

 

FLICK OF THE SWITCH (Taiwan) Stereo (Shock SK-7036 green label)

 

FLICK OF THE SWITCH (Taiwan) (JA JA  JKA-8215)

 

FLY ON THE WALL (Taiwan) Atlantic-WEA/UFO Group WU 1084 (silver label)

FLY ON THE WALL (Taiwan) (UFO: WU1084R) (+insert w/Chinese introduction)

FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK (Taiwan) (PMA12) No gatefold

HIGHWAY TO HELL (Russia)



HIGHWAY TO HELL (Turkey)

HIGHWAY TO HELL (Taiwan) (PM-A 2 Back sleeve on blue background, black label)

IF YOU WANT BLOOD (Taiwan) (Kelly KY-1014 black label) (Black and White back cover Pic Sleeve)



LET THERE BE ROCK (Russia) (Santa label) (larger album title than normal, thin paper sleeve)

 

POWERAGE (Taiwan) (Jade JD-1012)



ROCK AND ROLL AIN'T NOISE POLLUTION (Korea)

THE RAZORS EDGE (Russia)



KOREAN 'MONOCHROME PIC SLEEVE' LP's:

HIGH VOLTAGE

DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP

LET THERE BE ROCK

POWERAGE

IF YOU WANT BLOOD

HIGHWAY TO HELL

BACK IN BLACK

FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK

FLICK OF THE SWITCH

'74 JAILBREAK

FLY ON THE WALL

BLOW UP YOUR VIDEO



"PIRATE RELEASE" CD's:



AC/DC LIVE + BONUS (Live 2CD + Donnington DVD in a 3CD Tri-fold sleeve)

AC/DC MP3 (KORAX 1998)

ALL STARS 2001 STAR PROFILE (CD + CD ROM)

BACK IN BLACK

BACK IN BLACK (with bonus 2nd disc Stiff Upper Lip unique Chinese text OBI style wrap around slipcase with BIB cover art.) (Hong Kong)

BEST OF FOREVER SONGS (Hong Kong)

BONFIRE

CD1 1974-1984 (MP3 CD)

CD2 1985-1997 (MP3 CD)

CD3 1997-2000 (MP3 CD)

COLLECTION 2000 (WSM)

COLLECTION 2000 NEW EDITION (WSM, DIFF'T COVER, TRACKLIST)

DELUXE COLLECTION VOL 1 WITH BON SCOTT (dream sound studio)

DELUXE COLLECTION VOL 2 WITH BRIAN JOHNSON (dream sound studio)

GOLD BALLADS

GOLDEN BALLADS

GOLDEN BALLADS 98

GOLD COLLECTION

GOLD GREATEST HITS LIVE (Living legend records LLRCD 200)

GREATEST HITS 2000

HELL BEST (Storm Records 1999)

HIT COLLECTION 2000

LEGEND SERIES

LET THERE BE ROCK + Bonus (Let There Be Rock CD + Let There Be Rock movie DVD in 2CD Gatefold sleeve)

MUSIC LEGEND (THE UNITED ALL STARS MUSIC ROCK LEGEND) 2CD

PLATINUM COLLECTION 2003 GREATEST HITS

PLATINUM HITS MTV HISTORY 2000 2CD (HAL 024)

"POKA" (ALL RUSSIAN TEXT) (APT F12642)

PLATINUM BEST COLLECTION (Hong Kong) +/or Platinum Greatest Hits (not sure if these are the same or not)

POWERAGE DIAMOND COLLECTION

RARE & GREATEST

STIFF UPPER LIP (with bonus 2nd disc Back In Black. Slipcase has SUL cover art with Chinese text.) (Hong Kong)

THE BEST

THE BEST VOL 1 & 2 (2CD)

THE BEST VOL 1 & 2 (2CD) (DIFF'T TRACKS, DIFF'T PICS ON CD'S, DARKER COVER)

THE RAZORS EDGE (CD exact copy of the epic digipak but with outer slipcase with Chinese text and extra poster.) (Hong Kong)

THE VERY BEST

THE VERY BEST

THEIR HITS (Z1120)

THEIR HITS (UNIVERSAL UN 540, DIFFT COVER)

THEIR HITS 1975-1995

T.N.T.

WARNING: HIGH VOLTAGE GREATEST HITS (2 CD)

RUSSIAN 2 IN 1 CD's:


LET THERE BE ROCK/FLY ON THE WALL

DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP/ HIGHWAY TO HELL

FLICK OF THE SWITCH/THE RAZORS EDGE

AC/DC LIVE 2CD

HIGH VOLTAGE/BACK IN BLACK (HV AUS)

T.N.T./FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK

POWERAGE/BLOW UP YOUR VIDEO

HIGH VOLTAGE/FLICK OF THE SWITCH

RUSSIAN SINGLE ALBUM CD'S:


HIGH VOLTAGE

DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP

LET THERE BE ROCK

POWERAGE

IF YOU WANT BLOOD YOU'VE GOT IT

HIGHWAY TO HELL

BACK IN BLACK

FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK WE SALUTE YOU

FLICK OF THE SWITCH

FLY ON THE WALL

BLOW UP YOUR VIDEO



RUSSIAN PIRATE DVDs:

STIFF UPPER LIP LIVE

FAMILY JEWELS



RUSSIAN FLEXI DISCS:

Aint No Fun Waiting Around To Be A Millionaire YELLOW
Are You Ready RED
Are You Ready CLEAR
Back In Business BLUE
Beating Around The Bush CLEAR
Big Balls CLEAR
Brain Shake CLEAR
Crabsody in Blue CLEAR
Down Payment Blues CLEAR
First Blood GREEN
First Blood CLEAR
First Blood BLUE
Got You By The Balls Clear
Got You By The Balls BROWN
Nick of Time CLEAR
Night Prowler GREEN
RNR Singer / School Days CLEAR (2 songs!)
RNR Singer / School Days BLUE (2 songs!)
Thunderstruck BROWN
What Do You Do For Money Honey RED
Whiskey Rocks / Hail Caesar (2 track !) CLEAR
Whiskey Rocks BLUE