AC/DC plan new album and 40th anniversary tour AC/DC Tickets

The rock legends will be heading to a Vancouver studio in May to record

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: AC/DC

AC/DC have revealed plans to enter the studio later this year in order to record their first new album since 2008's Brendan O'Brien produced 'Black Ice'.

The band will also be heading out on a 40th anniversary tour, which, says frontman Brian Johnson, will comprise 40 special gigs. Speaking to Florida radio station Gater 98.7 - via Rolling Stone - Johnson said the band would be heading to a Vancouver studio in May to record their 16th studio album. Of a proposed anniversary tour, he added:

"Its been 40 years of the band's existence. So I think we're gonna try to do 40 gigs, 40 shows, to thank the fans for their undying loyalty. I mean, honestly, our fans are just the best in the world, and we appreciate every one of them. So, like I said, we'll have to go out, even though we're getting a bit long in the tooth. You know what? It's been four years, and I'm really looking forward to it."

Bruce Springsteen recently opened his set at the Perth Arena in Australia with a cover of AC/DC's 1979 hit 'Highway To Hell'. The veteran US performer appeared on February 6 and his cover of the Australian rock band's classic track saw four guitarists on stage: Springsteen, Nils Lofgren, Steven Van Zandt and Rage Against The Machine man Tom Morello. The late AC/DC singer Bon Scott grew up near Perth. 'Highway To Hell' was the final album he recorded with the band before his death in 1980.


Read More On This Artist

AC/DC Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Ac/dc Tickets

from £129


Buy Ac/dc Tickets

from £72

Buy Ac/dc Tickets

from £215

back to top

More News
'The X-Files' actor David Duchovny announces debut solo album
James Blake announces 1-800-DINOSAUR mini tour
Young Fathers stream new album 'White Men Are Black Men Too' - listen
Blur include records by Ellie Goulding, Radiohead, Bowie, Nick Drake in favourite albums list
Circa Waves cover Ellie Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' - watch
Run The Jewels share 'clean version' of 'Run The Jewels 2' album
Led Zeppelin share interactive video for alternate version of 'Trampled Under Foot'
Glasgow's Arches venue set to close following police raid
Ringo Starr says he originally wrote new album 'Postcards From Paradise' on drums alone...
Azealia Banks becomes Medusa in 'Ice Princess' video – watch
The Maccabees share new single 'Marks To Prove It' - listen
Everything Everything, James Bay and Catfish And The Bottlemen added to Festival Number 6 line-up
The Vaccines to release new video tomorrow (April 1)
Paramore's Hayley Williams unveils first episode of beauty and music web series 'Kiss...
Wilco cancel show in Indiana due to US State's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson announce co-headline tour
Drenge say Record Store Day has 'turned into a swamp of bullshit'
Future Islands record new music at Abbey Road and play new songs live - watch
The Libertines tell fans to 'expect album announcement soon' in latest update from...
Mac DeMarco performs 'Let Her Go' live on 'Conan' - watch
Universal call Record Store Day 'the single best thing that has ever happened to the indie...
Justin Bieber working on new album with Kanye West and Rick Rubin

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Date/Time Venue Town/City Seetickets Viagogo
28 Jun 2015 Hampden Park National Stadium Glasgow

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Ac/dc Tickets
from £129

04 Jul 2015 Wembley Stadium London

Buy Ac/dc Tickets
from £72

Buy Ac/dc Tickets
from £215

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM