AC/DC‘s Wembley Stadium gig next summer has sold out, with all 72,500 tickets going in under 60 minutes.
The Australian band will play Wembley Stadium as part of three UK dates in London, Glasgow and Dublin next year. They will play Wembley on July 4.
The band, who recently released new album ‘Rock Or Bust’, will also play Glasgow’s Hampden Park on June 28 and Aviva Stadium in Dublin on July 1. The gig in Glasgow represents AC/DC’s first time in the UK and Ireland since their ‘Black Ice’ world tour in 2009.
Earlier this year it was confirmed that guitarist Malcolm Young is suffering from dementia and will no longer record or play live with the band. ‘Rock Or Bust’ is the first in the group’s 41-year history not to feature the founding member.
Stevie Young – nephew of Angus and Malcolm Young – plays rhythm guitar on the album and will accompany the band on tour. The band’s drummer Phil Rudd was also recently arrested on charges of drug possession and threats to kill, although the latter charges were dropped. His future playing live with the band remains unresolved.
AC/DC recently revealed that they would be open to the idea of headlining Glastonbury festival if asked. Speaking during a recent radio interview, the Australian band were initially sceptical about the prospect.
However, when informed of Metallica’s headline set last year, the band appeared more keen. “If they ask… OK,” Angus Young added. “If they ask I’ll say he sent us, Shaun (Keaveny, BBC 6Music presenter) sent us.”