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    Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:11:29

    AC/DC Announce Second Leg of Rock or Bust Tour Dates -

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    Today, Rolling Stone reports that veteran rockers AC/DC will return to the U.S. for the second leg of their Rock or BustTour next year. The tour starts in early February in Tacoma, Washington and runs through April, culminating at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 18th.

    The story continues, "The first run of Rock or Bust gigs signaled the return of drummer Chris Slade, who played with the group in the late Eighties and early Nineties and filled the shoes of the beleaguered Phil Rudd. The latter drummer, who joined the group in 1975, has spent much of the last year in New Zealand's court system dealing with charges ranging from drug possession to threatening to kill. In July, he was sentenced to eight months of home detention. In August, he told reporters in New Zealand that he wanted to 'get my job back, get back on the road and make a lot of money.'

    The tour also marked the return of guitarist Stevie Young, who has replaced founding rhythm guitarist (and uncle) Malcolm Young. The elder guitar player has been suffering from dementia and is no longer able to tour. Stevie, who played on Rock or Bust, previously filled in for Malcolm on the band's 1988 tour for their Blow Up Your Video album when the guitarist was battling alcoholism."

    AC/DC Rock or Bust 2016 Dates:

    February 2 - Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
    February 5 - Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Arena
    February 8 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
    February 11 - Fargo, ND @ Fargo Dome
    February 14 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
    February 17 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
    February 20 - St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
    February 23 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
    February 26 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
    February 29 - Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
    March 8 - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
    March 11 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
    March 14 - Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum
    March 17 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
    March 20 - Detroit, MI @ The Palace
    March 23 - Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
    March 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
    March 29 - Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center
    April 1 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
    April 4 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden

    AC/DC photo by Josh Cheuse
    Left to Right: Cliff Williams, Chris Slade, Angus Young, Stevie Young and Brian Johnson. Photo By Josh Cheuse.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    12.15.15

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