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Bon Scott left this Earth over four decades ago, but his influence is impossible to ignore, and AC/DC fans still adore him.

Want proof? On March 1, 2020 before the world quite literally shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, AC/DC fans came out en masse in Perth, Australia to honor the 40th anniversary of Bon Scott’s untimely death with an epic festival that shut down a local highway.

Per Australia’s ABC News, over 150,000 people came out for “Highway to Hell,” a festival along Canning Highway, one of Perth’s busiest roads, which was shut down and turned into one long concert stage where eight different bands performed various AC/DC songs on trucks that drove down the 10-kilometer stretch of road.

In addition to the rolling concert, the festival also accomplished the new world record for “Biggest Air Guitar Gathering” with 3,722 people taking part.

Overhead video of the festival can be seen below, as well as a gallery of images from the event.

Highway to Hell rocks Perth

#WATCH: Thousands of people lined the streets of Canning Highway as an AC/DC tribute 'Highway to Hell' rocked Perth.

Posted by ABC Perth on Sunday, March 1, 2020