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-You get a booklet filled with rare photographs, quotations, and band history! If you're gonna do a box set, you may as well include the history that goes along with the band!
-Five discs, all of which are excellent, make up the set.
-Three discs consist of rare, live recordings that were previously unreleased on compact disc outside this collection. If you like live ACDC material, that's reason alone to buy the collection.
-One disc consists of rarites and early demos. You even get the band's rare cover of Chuck Berry's School Days, which has to date only been available on the band's Australia-only T.N.T. album!
-A major problem with this set is that the price is all over the place. I've seen it anywhere from $30 to $80. If you're gonna buy this, make sure you get the best deal!
-Casual fans aren't going to want to give this set a chance due to the (usually) high price.
-Why the hell is Back In Black in this set!? The set's called Bon Fire, not Brian Fire! And YES, the version of Back In Black in this collection is just the normal one - it's not early demos with Bon singing, like I was hoping for.Read more ›
While Back In Black is a Brian Johnson album- I think that it's fitting that it was included in this set. It was, after all, a tribute to the late, great Bon Scott. I also love the original artwork on Back In Black.
Also included is a really cool AC/DC bottle opener/keychain, poster,sticker, and a very insightful booklet about AC/DC's years with Bon Scott.
This box set probably wouldn't appeal to "newbies" only "hardcores" like myself and many others who have grown up listening to everything by this incredible hard rock band.
To people who are just getting into AC/DC I would highly recommend Highway To Hell, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Powerage and Let There Be Rock. All are outstanding albums with Bon Scott.
Also check out the classics Back In Black and For Those About To Rock. The two best offerings(in my opinion) from AC/DC with Brian Johnson on vocals.
Bonfire is an excellent tribute to one of rock's greatest front men. As I stated before-Bon would be proud.
I don't regret getting this boxed set, but I can't help thinking there could've been more to this set.
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Bon is the best, and it's definitely a must for any rock collection! I would highly recommend it! peace outPublished on Oct. 21 2013 by meaghan
Bonfire is less a box set, and more a tribute to Bon Scott, the late great second lead singer that AC/DC had (after Dave Evans). Read morePublished on March 14 2011 by LeBrain
I'm an old AD/DC-Fan espacially of Bon Scott.
This was the real AC/DC.
I bought the Bonfire Album, but I was very disappointed, 'cause I couldn't find the... Read more
In my opinion Bon Scott is the best frontman any band has had the pleasure of having. But thats just my oppinion. AC/DC prolbably threw in Back In Black, Hells Bells ect... Read morePublished on Sept. 3 2005
To the dude who's crying about why they included Back In Black: Back In Black was included because it was originally put out as a tribute album put out in Bon Scott's honour. Read morePublished on Sept. 4 2004 by WJH
I have one question about this boxed set. Why did they include "Back In Black?" The title itself - BONFIRE - indicates this to be some kind of tribute to Bon Scott. Read morePublished on June 1 2004
LIVE FROM ATLANTIC STUDIOS (Disc 1): Long available as a bootleg, this is THE definitive live AC/DC recording. Bon and the boys in their prime. Read more
the only thing that is bad is it has Back In Black. But when I was thinking of buying this i read it's a step from one great singer to the next. Read morePublished on April 19 2004
This trubute to there great singer who passed away in 1980 Bon Scott was a bit of a disapointment in one area!
It is a box set containing 4 albums! Read more