The episode airs on October 13, in the United States. A video published by the channel, however, shows a little bit of the show and some of the conversation between the two music legends.
Speaking about the influence of AC/DC on his band, Ulrich stated:
“You have to remember, our musical roots were so much more at AC/DC, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. We were much more about blues and rock. We started playing a little faster as we progressed [in career].”
“Playing with you on this tour in 1991, which was the last time we actually opened for anyone, was like being in paradise, having a chance to be around you and watch you every night for six weeks.”
See the video below:
In the next few episodes, Johnson will still receive names like Pink Floyd’s Nick Manson, Joe Walsh, Paul Rodgers and Mick Fleetwood.
Fired from AC/DC
Brian Johnson said about it:
“Well there’s literally nothing you can do about it, it’s like being shot on the battlefield, it’s just your turn. The lonely feeling, a lot of it is self-inflicted. For me, I’ll be quite honest with you, I went in my office and buried my head in a bottle of whiskey, good whiskey.
At the time, in 2016, the musician explained in a press release at the time that it was the threat of “total deafness”, not his former bandmates, that forced him out of AC/DC.
After receiving the news, Johnson revealed that he had exaggerated in whiskey.
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