Australian hard rockers AC/DC have announced a new contest where they are asking fans to create their own version of the "Rock 'N Roll Train" video and upload it to YouTube with a "ACDCGiveItAllYouGot" tag on it.
Prizes to be given away include an Angus Young signature model Gibson SG and a Malcolm Young signature model Gretsch G6131MY signed by AC/DC, along with five signed copies of the band's new album, "Black Ice".
A short video clip of AC/DC singer Brian Johnson explaining the contest can be viewed here.
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Fans responded enthusiastically to the first AC/DC world tour in eight years with 18 "Black Ice World Tour" concerts selling out in record time. Unprecedented fan response forced additional shows in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Oakland.
The "Black Ice World Tour" opens on October 28 at the Wachovia Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The worldwide tour the band's first since 2001 promotes "Black Ice", AC/DC's latest studio album. "Black Ice" will be released on October 20 and sold in the U.S. exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and www.acdc.com. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.walmart.com and www.acdc.com.
Tickets to AC/DC's "Black Ice World Tour" are available through Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster charge-by-phone, Ticketmaster retail outlets, or at ACDC.com. Specific market on sale dates and times are listed at Ticketmaster.com's AC/DC page. Fans ordering tickets through Ticketmaster.com will have an exclusive opportunity to pre-order AC/DC's "Black Ice" album in connection with their ticket purchase.
Additional appearances throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia, will be announced shortly.
The first single from "Black Ice", "Rock 'N' Roll Train" was released to radio on August 28 and immediately went to #1 at Rock Radio. The video for "Rock 'N' Roll Train" premiered September 19 on www.acdc.com and www.vh1.com.
Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.net.