AC/DC Forced To Postpone Ten Shows Or Risk ‘Total Hearing Loss’ For Singer BRIAN JOHNSON

AC/DC has been forced to reschedule the ten upcoming dates on the U.S. leg of its “Rock Or Bust” world tour. AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.

Tomorrow’s show in Atlanta through Madison Square Garden in New York, NY in early April will be made up later in the year, likely with a guest vocalist. More information regarding these rescheduled shows to come. Current ticket holders can hold on to their tickets for the rescheduled dates or receive a refund at point of purchase.

Dates to be rescheduled:

March 08 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
March 11 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – BB&T Center
March 14 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
March 17 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
March 20 – Detroit, MI – The Palace
March 23 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
March 26 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
March 29 – Buffalo, NY – First Niagara Center
April 01 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
April 04 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

Johnson has been AC/DC’s singer since 1980, when he joined following the death of Bon Scott. His first album with the band, “Back In Black”, is the second best-selling album of all time, behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”.

AC/DC’s latest leg of U.S. dates kicked off on February 2 in Tacoma, Washington.

The band’s 2015 tour sold 2.31 million tickets for a total of $180 million in gross sales.

AC/DC’s sixteenth studio album, “Rock Or Bust”, has sold more than 562,000 copies since debuting at No. 3 on the Billboard album chart back in December 2014.

It’s the band’s first album without founding guitarist Malcolm Young, who is suffering from dementia. He has been replaced by nephew Stevie Young.

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested in November 2014 at his home in Tauranga on charges of threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.

Although Rudd played on “Rock Or Bust”, he did not appear in photos or videos for the disc.

One-time AC/DC drummer Chris Slade officially joined the band’s lineup for its performance at the Grammy Awards telecast. Slade is also behind the kit for the group’s current world tour.
Source: Blabbermouth

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