AC/DC Unveils New Lineup for 2024 Alongside Tour Announcements

AC/DC Unveils New Lineup for 2024 Alongside Tour Announcements | Society Of Rock Videos

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AC/DC, the emblem of rock music, recently took a significant step forward by revealing the first look at their updated lineup for 2024, marking a new chapter in their storied career. This pivotal moment comes as the band prepares to embark on their highly anticipated Power Up tour, which will see them performing across Europe and the UK, with the tour set to commence in Germany. The excitement among fans is palpable as they gear up to witness the band’s electrifying performances live.

Capturing a New Era: AC/DC’s Lineup Evolution

The fresh lineup photo captures the essence of AC/DC’s enduring spirit, featuring stalwarts Brian Johnson and Angus Young, alongside Stevie Young, and introducing drummer Matt Laug and bassist Chris Chaney. The latter are stepping in for Phil Rudd and Cliff Williams, respectively, with Chaney taking over duties from Williams, who initially retired after the Rock Or Bust tour but made a return for the 2020’s Power Up album. Laug, known for his contribution to the Power Trip and now rejoining for the Power Up tour, along with Chaney, who boasts an impressive resume including his time with Jane’s Addiction and performing at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium, are poised to bring a new dynamic to the group’s sound.

The announcement was accompanied by a photo shared on AC/DC’s social media platforms, capturing the band in a candid moment, gearing up for their tour. Helmed by Christie Goodwin, a name synonymous with visually arresting music photography, the image is more than just a band portrait; it’s a statement of readiness and revitalization. The band captioned this momentous share with, “In the studio, gearing up for the Power Up tour kicking off in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, in just one week!” showcasing their anticipation and readiness to hit the road.

 

 

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The Power Up Tour: AC/DC’s Thunderous Return to the Stage

The Power Up tour promises to be a monumental return for AC/DC, covering extensive ground with 20 shows scattered across Europe and the UK. Starting on May 17 at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, the tour promises to deliver the band’s iconic brand of rock to eager audiences, culminating in a grand finale at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, on August 17. Additional highlights include two nights at the colossal Wembley Stadium in London and performances in major cities such as Munich, Vienna, Zurich, Amsterdam, and Paris, ensuring that fans across the continent will have the opportunity to experience the band’s legendary live show.

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