The song was written by Bon Scott, Angus Young and Malcolm Young while the main guitar riff was created by Malcolm Young. The track has become one of the most famous songs in rock history. AC/DC had made several studio albums before and was constantly supporting them by going on a grueling tour schedule.
Maroon 5 - On their 2003 live album 1.22.03.Acoustic, features the lead singer Adam Levine on drums and drummer Ryan Dusick on vocals, live from Hamburg, Germany.
Billy Joel - performed a cover during his 2007 tour. During a concert he talks of a stagehand singing in a sound check and that he would like for him to come on stage and sing for the crowd. Billy Joel then states "it's a religious song and I want y'all to think about it on the drive home, help me welcome to the Stage.....Chainsaw", and Chainsaw sings "Highway to Hell".
Pitty - played live during a 2008 MtvBr especial apresentation.