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AC/DC Fans Sour About Wal-Mart Ads

Some AC/DC fans are short circuiting over the Aussie hard rockin' band's decision to let Wal-Mart use a riff from Back In Black in a commercial.  The segment from the song airing in TV commercials for the retail giant struck a sour chord with some fans who went online to share their disappointment over the group letting the retail giant co-opt the famous riff to push holiday sales.  Comments on commercialshate.com take the retailer and the band to task for usurping the song to push holiday bargains, prompting one associate of the mega-chain to say '...I'm ashamed to work for this company'.
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