AC/DC Plan New Album And Tour

On 5 June 5 AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson was interviewed by Bay Area rock station 107.7 The Bone.

AC/DC Plan New Album And Tour
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On 5 June 5 AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson was interviewed by Bay Area rock station 107.7 The Bone. When asked about when fans can expect to hear a new studio album from AC/DC, Johnson said, "I'll be getting together with [AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young] in a couple of weeks, and then we're going to London to meet up with Angus [Young, AC/DC lead guitarist], hopefully. And that's usually how we'll start. "We're just a bunch of pals from the projects, still. Even though we've done well, we still have the same roots that we stick by that we did when we had nothing, basically. And that's the work ethic. And it has to be right for the boys to do anything. When we're sitting down and [we're talking about], 'Can we do this? We're not gonna be a pale shadow of our former selves?' We'll talk about it and make sure that we've all got it. We're just five pieces of a card, and if one of us is not really [able to perform at 100 per cent], the whole thing would just collapse, I think." AC/DC also plan to tour, but maybe not as before. "Well, I think it wouldn't be like the last one," Johnson says. "That was two years just nuts. For guys our age at the time, to tour the world to sell-out audiences everywhere, it gives you a good feeling. And the great thing was to look out into the audiences and have a look at the generations of people I mean, it was unbelievable Kids there that were 7-8 [years old], teenagers" Malcolm Young recently confirmed to Classic Rock magazine that AC/DC are working on the follow-up to 2008's Black Ice. But he said fans may have to wait longer than expected, and he is wary of Johnson's plans. "You know what Brian's like. He just says things and then walks away," Malcolm said. "It'll be a little while a year or two anyway. He added, "I've been doing some jamming on some song ideas but I do that all the time, as do the rest of the band. We are still working. But we had a long rest between Stiff Upper Lip and Black Ice, so I think we need a couple of years to recuperate and work on it a bit more." Thanks for the report to Michael Leonard, Gibson.com.

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    captainperoxide
    switch625DL wrote: I've seen them live, best show I've ever seen.
    Yeah, ditto. Paid through the nose to get tickets and camped out in line for 8 hours, but it was so worth it.
    DaniArrow
    they're talking as if it were some kind of real hard work. i mean come on, it's not a tool album or something.
    jrchevy2005
    Can't wait to see them again. I saw em twice on the Black Ice tour. Best two shows I have ever seen. These guys only get better with age.
    PatVanHalen5150
    AcdcTXfan wrote: Sweet. Hope they lower their ticket prices.
    11/9/08 in Boston (TD Garden, 2nd row loge, 1 section away from the stage): $92.00 7/28/09 in Foxboro (Gillette Stadium, front row at 40 yard line): $107.50 Those prices are incredibly reasonable by today's standards. If you want to bitch about ticket pricing, go bark up Roger Waters, Neil Young or Madonna's tree. $75 for a nosebleed seat and $250 for reasonably decent? Screw.
    smittyanthrax
    DaniArrow wrote: they're talking as if it were some kind of real hard work. i mean come on, it's not a tool album or something.
    Have you recorded any albums before?Like to share your experiences?
    AcdcTXfan
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: AcdcTXfan wrote: Sweet. Hope they lower their ticket prices. 11/9/08 in Boston (TD Garden, 2nd row loge, 1 section away from the stage): $92.00 7/28/09 in Foxboro (Gillette Stadium, front row at 40 yard line): $107.50 Those prices are incredibly reasonable by today's standards. If you want to bitch about ticket pricing, go bark up Roger Waters, Neil Young or Madonna's tree. $75 for a nosebleed seat and $250 for reasonably decent? Screw.
    They were also $92 for the upper levels on the Black Ice Tour when most bands price the upper levels for $40-$50. And that's usually all I can afford because I'm 19 and in college, not making any money. Thanks for your comment about me bitching at ticket prices tho.
    maximumrocker
    Cool, AC/DC was the band that made me pick up guitar in the first place so Ill be definitely be checking this out