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ICYMI: AC/DC to continue Rock or Bust World Tour with Axl Rose

It’s the news that dominated the rock industry this weekend, as AC/DC confirmed the Rock or Bust World Tour will continue with Axl Rose on vocals.

The Aussie legends were forced to reschedule shows after singer Brian Johnson was ordered to stop touring immediately due to hearing loss.

Here’s the official statement from the band:

AC/DC band members would like to thank Brian Johnson for his contributions and dedication to the band throughout the years. We wish him all the best with his hearing issues and future ventures. As much as we want this tour to end as it started, we understand, respect and support Brian’s decision to stop touring and save his hearing.

We are dedicated to fulfilling the remainder of our touring commitments to everyone that has supported us over the years, and are fortunate that Axl Rose has kindly offered his support to help us fulfill this commitment. AC/DC will resume their Rock Or Bust World Tour with Axl Rose joining on vocals.

The European stadium tour dates begin on May 7 in Lisbon, Portugal and run through June 12 in Aarhus, Denmark as previously announced (see below for full itinerary). Following this European run of dates with AC/DC, Axl Rose will head out on his Guns N Roses, Not In This Lifetime Summer Stadium Tour. The 10 postponed U.S shows will be rescheduled and announced imminently, also with Axl Rose.

Into the idea? Then you can catch Axl Rose front AC/DC at the following dates:

June
4 – London, The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
9 – Manchester, Etihad Stadium

Book AC/DC tickets now, including standing, seated and hospitality packages, at Ticketmaster.co.uk.

Check out this footage of AC/DC’s Angus Young joining Guns ‘N Roses on stage at Coachella Festival…

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