The reviews are in! Axl Rose’s AC/DC debut is a hit with music critics

Axl Rose made his live debut with AC/DC this weekend, as he took up vocal duties for the remainder of the Rock Or Bust world tour.

Here’s what the music press have said about the Guns N’ Roses singer’s first show in Lisbon…

“Axl Rose Triumphs at AC/DC Debut in Lisbon,” Rolling Stone.

“Axl Rose hits the right note for AC/DC in Lisbon,” The Telegraph.

“Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose shines in new job as frontman for rock legends AC/DC,” Mashable.

“Axl Rose Wins Over Lisbon Crowd in First Show Fronting AC/DC,” Billboard.

“The Guns N’ Roses singer might have been confined to a ‘throne’, but he delivered a masterly first appearance fronting AC/DC,” The Guardian.

“Axl Rose makes AC/DC debut and silences critics as he ‘absolutely nails’ first performance,” The Mirror.


Sky News also spoke to fans at the show, who all praised Axl’s vocals on the night.

The European leg of AC/DC’s Rock Or Bust World Tour stops in London on 4 June, before headlining Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on 9 June.

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