Events surrounding AC/DC's Black Ice launch in NYC and LA this week, bringing fans a first taste in the countdown to the excitement of Black Ice's release date. Fully decked-out interactive Black Ice trucks and "pop-up" stores will enhance the fan experience to new heights.
Beginning Thursday, October 16, AC/DC fans will be able to visit the Black Ice trucks in various locations (see schedule below) to listen to the Black Ice album in full, try out the yet-to-be-released AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack video game and compete for AC/DC concert tickets amongst like-minded super-fans.
Fans are invited to join the celebration at Times Square on Sunday, October 19 where Wal-Mart and MTV will unveil the AC/DC Rock Band-branded store, selling the first copies of Black Ice available to the public (which will be on-sale from the nearby Black Ice truck as well).
Dates are as follows:
New York Locations
10/16 12PM - 8PM Farmers Market NY @ 15th & West Side of Union Square,
10/17 9 AM - 6 PM Military Island (Times Square)
10/18 Roving New York
10/19 9 PM 2 AM Wal-Mart & MTV "Pop Up" store at Times Square (Album release 12:01 am)
10/20 12PM - 8PM Times Square
10/21 12PM - 8PM Spring Street (Soho)
10/22 12PM - 8PM 66-67Street @ Broadway
10/16 12PM - 8PM Hollywood & Highland
10/17 12PM - 8PM The Grove
10/18 Roving Hollywood
10/19 10PM 2AM Hollywood & Highland (Album release 12:01 am)
10/20 12PM - 8PM Hollywood & Highland
10/21 12PM - 8PM Universal City Walk
10/22 12PM - 8PM Farmer's Market all day
AC/DC's Black Ice World Tour opens on October 28th at the Wachovia Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The worldwide tour - the band's first since 2001 - promotes Black Ice, AC/DC's latest studio album. Black Ice will be released on October 20th and sold in the US exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and www.acdc.com. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.walmart.com and www.acdc.com.