AC/DC announce 2009 UK dates

'Black Ice' jaunt will hit London, Manchester and Birmingham in April

AC/DC have announced details of their first UK tour in eight years.

The Australian rock veterans, who release new album ‘Black Ice’ on October 20, will play dates in London, Manchester and Birmingham in April 2009.

AC/DC will play:

London 02 Arena (April 14)

Manchester MEN Arena (21)

Birmingham LG Arena (23)

Tickets for the UK tour go onsale on Friday (October 17) at 10am.

To check the availability of AC/DC tickets after then and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS, or call 0871 230 1094.

The dates are part of the band’s ‘Black Ice’ world tour, which will kick off in the US at the end of this month in Wilkes-Barre, PA on October 28.

Additional dates are due to be announced in North America, South America, Asia and Europe soon.