After much speculation and hearsay over the past weeks, AC/DC have announced that replacing frontman Brian Johnson on their remaining ‘Rock Or Bust World Tour’ dates will be ‘Guns ‘n’ Roses legend Axl Rose. You can find an official statement from the band below:
‘AC/DC band members would like to thank Brian Johnson for his contributions and dedication to the band over the years. As much as we want this tour to end as it started, we support Brian’s decision to save his hearing. We are dedicated to fulfilling our touring commitments to all that have supported us over the years, and are fortunate that Axl Rose has kindly offered his support to help us fulfill this commitment. For full press release and tour dates, head to http://www.acdc.com/news’
AC/DC are scheduled to play two exclusive UK dates in 2016.
JUNE 04 – LONDON, The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
JUNE 09 – MANCHESTER, Etihad Stadium