AC/DC to Release New Album in December, Offer Update on Malcolm Young
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:36:10
AC/DC and Columbia Records will drop Rock or Bust on December 2. And there is an update on guitarist Malcolm Young. So there is good and somewhat not good news.
First, the good news. Rock or Bust is the band's first studio album in six years and features 11 new tracks.
Starting September 27, Turner Sports will provide fans a sneak peek of the new track "Play Ball" as part of the 2014 Major League Baseball Postseason campaign. The content will run for several weeks across TBS, the exclusive home to this year's American League Postseason coverage, as well as leading media brands within the Turner portfolio.
So tune in to MLB playoff coverage for a sample and sneak peek.
And now, the not-so-great news.
Rock or Bust is the first AC/DC album in the band's 41 year history without founding member Malcolm Young on the recordings. Earlier this year, AC/DC released a statement explaining that due to illness, Malcolm would be taking a break from the band.
Unfortunately, due to the nature of Malcolm's condition, he will not be returning to the band. While we will miss him, we wish Young the VERY best. He is in our thoughts and prayers.
AC/DC will undertake a world tour in support of Rock or Bust in 2015. Stevie Young, nephew of founding members Angus and Malcolm Young, plays rhythm guitar on Rock or Bust and will accompany the band on tour.
At least they keep it all in the family!
Will you rock…or bust?