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Brian Johnson performs AC/DC classics with Sam Fender

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Brian Johnson performs AC/DC classics with Sam Fender

The legendary AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson joined was a special guest on the show of the Indie Rock musician Sam Fender, who was performing last June at Newcastle, the hometown of both artists.


Brian joined the musician on stage to perform the AC/DC classics “Back in Black” and “You Shook Me All Night Long”.

AC/DC will perform again live for the first time in seven years next October at the Power Trip Festival.  The friday night will have Guns N’ Roses and Iron Maiden, the saturday night Ozzy Osbourne and AC/DC, and the sunday night Tool and Metallica.

Watch Brian Johnson performing AC/DC classics with Sam Fender in Newcastle:

Brian Johnson talked recently in an interview with podcast “Fuelling Around” (Transcribed by Blabbermouth) about the band’s upcoming show at Power Trip Festival.

“We decided to do this wonderful show that they’ve put together out in the desert near Palm Springs, near Coachella. It’s all rock and roll bands. It’s fantastic. I think it’s just a statement to say that rock and roll is a legitimate form of music. It really has made a difference. Ozzy (Osbourne) is coming out of retirement so I’ll be able to see my old pals again. The Guns N’ Roses boys, the Metallica boys and the Iron Maiden boys — all in one field. Boy, what a party!”

“It’s going to be in a beautiful valley, near Coachella, but I don’t get involved in that kind of thing. I just like to turn up, get up and just rock my little socks off until I drop,” Brian Johnson said.

AC/DC’s most recent album “Power Up” was released in 2020 marking the return of Brian Johnson and drummer Phil Rudd to the band. It has praised tracks like “Realize”, “Shot In The Dark”, Through The Mists of Time”, “Witch’s Spell” and “Demon Fire”.

The band is currently formed by Angus Young (Guitar), Brian Johnson (Vocals), Cliff Williams (Bass), Phil Rudd (Drums) and Stevie Young (Guitar).

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