Hailing from Australia, AC/DC is one of the leading names in hard rock, with a career spanning more than 30 years. AC/DC’s enduring popularity has cemented its position within the top ten top selling artists of all time behind legends such as The Beatles, Elvis, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.
After steady album production and touring in the 1970s and ’80s, the band slowed its pace in recent decades, but remained a favorite among fans. As a result, demand was at an all-time high when the group release their first new album in eight years in 2008, “Black Ice.”
Tickets for the resulting Black Ice World Tour were in high demand, and regularly placed AC/DC on TicketNews’s exclusive weekly rankings for top events in the ticket industry. The tour also made headlines when the band announced that all tickets purchased through its fan club would use Ticketmaster’s paperless ticketing system.
AC/DC recently wrapped its U.S. tour for 2009, but the hard rock crew has some unfinished business in the states. The band has nearly 20 international engagements booked through March, but its national fanbase can look up to a couple make-up concerts later in spring 2010. The group’s performance... Read more
European touring plans from Whitney Houston and more are in the mix for the daily tour recap on October 12, as compiled by TicketNews. American Idol finalist David Archuleta will launch his first Christmas tour this holiday season as he promotes his upcoming album, “Christmas from the Heart,” which... Read more
The planned October 1 start of AC/DC’s latest North American tour leg has been postponed as lead singer Brian Johnson recovers from an unspecified medical procedure. The fall 2009 portion of the Black Ice World Tour will instead relaunch October 16 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. In addition... Read more
The passing of guitar legend and inventor Les Paul is the top headline in the daily tour recap for August 13, as compiled by TicketNews. Les Paul died today at the age of 94. The musician and inventor partnered with Gibson Guitars in the early 1950s to develop the... Read more
Another injury puts Aerosmith back in the headlines, along with fictional band Dethklok, in the daily tour recap for August 6, as compiled by TicketNews. Aerosmith‘s current North American tour has hit another injury related roadblock, just shortly after recovering from a recent bout of cancellations. The rock group... Read more
Hard rock heavy-hitters AC/DC blasted back into North America last week for the latest leg of their Black Ice World Tour with a show on July 28 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. Since the late summer jaunt was announced earlier this year, more than a dozen dates have... Read more
Tickets for upcoming concerts from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, as well as tickets for upcoming tour stops from AC/DC, are on sale throughout the weekend ending August 3 as compiled by Ticket News. The onsales list began today with tickets to see rising singing star Colbie... Read more
Upcoming tour dates from Ray LaMontagne and Mos Def are in the mix for the daily tour recap on July 29, as compiled by TicketNews. Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne will support his 2008 album “Gossip in the Grain” with a third U.S. tour leg this fall. The 11-date outing will... Read more
AC/DC’s Australian fans apparently missed the native hard rockers. Tickets for their 11-date Black Ice Australian tour next year sold more than 500,000 tickets on May 25 in first-day sales for their February and March 2010 concerts according to a press statement. The group’s last Australian tour was in... Read more
Tickets to catch the upcoming concerts from Kanye West as well as tickets for upcoming shows from AC/DC are on sale throughout the weekend ending May 25 as compiled by Ticket News. This weekend’s onsales kick off today with tickets onsale to catch Kanye West live in his hometown... Read more