We roll tonight
To the guitar bite
Yeah, yeah, oh

Stand up and be counted
For what you are about to receive
We are the dealers
We'll give you everything you need
Hail hail to the good times
'Cause rock has got the right of way
We ain't no legend, ain't no cause
We're just livin' for today

For those about to rock, we salute you
For those about to rock, we salute you

We rock at dawn on the front line
Like a bolt right out of the blue
The sky's alight with the guitar bite
Heads will roll and rock tonight

For those about to rock, we salute you
For those about to rock, we salute you
For those about to rock, we salute you
Yes we do
For those about to rock, we salute you

Oooh, salute!
Oooh, ooooh yeah

We're just a battery for hire with a guitar fire
Ready and aimed at you
Pick up your balls and load up your cannon
For a twenty-one gun salute

For those about to rock - fire
We salute you
For those about to rock, we salute you
Those about to rock - fire
We salute you
Fire
We salute you
We salute you
Come on, whooa
For those about to rock, we salute you
For those about to rock, we salute you
For those about to rock, we salute you
For those about to rock, we salute you

Shoot, shoot
Shoot, shoot

For those who give, for those who take
Yeah
(Ain't gonna get tired, won't take a break, we salute you.)

We salute you
We salute you
We salute you

Fire


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae


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  • +1
    General CommentI can't believe ad agencies haven't exploited the piss out of this song to push sporting goods, pickup trucks and the military.
    cgodfreyon February 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm the first? What the hell is wrong with you people? This song has been up for almost a year, and I'm the first to comment on it??? Jeez! Anyway, this is easily the best song saluting rockers and their lifestyle. This is an awesome song live, especially if they have the canons on-stage when they do it. The first one to comment in over a year. Christ!
    EvilLawyeron October 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti know this song kicks ass. i cant believe no one comments on it, its gotta be my favorite ACDC song. all everyone listens to is worthless rap, the crap that has no meaning. ACDC epitimizes rock and roll and this is their best song.
    stevedaddy13on March 26, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one of the few AC/DC songs that aren't about sex. It's also a really great song to start of a playlist of AC/DC because it starts of relaxing and melodic, then builds up to a crescendo of pure noise. then you're ready for just about ready to listen to ANY other AC/DC song.
    Rock-dudeon April 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA classic song with a equally amazing live show. Nuff said.
    Dangerous_Daveon May 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTheres no need to talk about what this beast of a tune means, or any AC/DC song for that matter. They're all pretty straight forward, no hidden meanings or lord of the rings nods here (led zeppelin.) Just saluting anyone and everyone who weilds a guitar.
    gimpyx2kon October 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA wonderful song and tribute to Rock and Roll. This song kicks ass.
    kamehameha00on October 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentKICK ASS ENDING!!!!

    WE LOVE YOU ACDC!!!
    clevelandsteameron December 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEvery Heavy Metal band needs to make a song to "glorify rock" and AC/DC had many of them. Wow what a song I cant believe how many times I listened to it over and over...P.S. AC/DC is not one of the bands you should file share off of!
    Head Bangeron December 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAC/DC FUKIN KICKS ASS!!! this song is one of there many great songs.
    metallica_fanon December 29, 2004   Link

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