.

AC/DC's Brian Johnson Jams With Fleetwood Mac Icon

03-09-2018
.
AC/DC

(hennemusic) Former AC/DC singer Brian Johnson joined Fleetwood Mac icon Mick Fleetwood to perform the 1940s rhythm and blues standard, "(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66", at the drummer's Fleetwood's On Front St. restaurant and bar in Maui, Hawaii on March 4, and fan-filmed video from the event is streaming online.

The guest appearance marked a rare return to the stage for Johnson, who left AC/DC in the middle of their "Rock Or Bust" world tour in 2016 after being advised by doctors to stop performing in arenas and stadium-sized venues immediately or risk total hearing loss.

"On stage it was getting harder and harder to hear the guitars, even hear the keys, and I was basically going on muscle memory," the singer recently revealed. "And I'm not the kind of guy who likes to cheat. The way I look at it, I had a great run."

While Axl Rose stepped in to help AC/DC complete the trek, Johnson began working with the inventor of in-ear monitors, Asius Technologies founder Stephen Ambrose, to find a technical solution that would allow him to return to live performances one day.

Johnson made his post-AC/DC live debut when he joined Robert Plant during a guest spot at a May 2017 Paul Rodgers show in Oxford, UK, and followed that up last summer when he performed his former band's 1980 classic, "Back In Black", with Muse at the Reading Festival. Watch the Fleetwood and Johnson jam here.

hennemusic is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright hennemusic - Excerpted here with permission.

AC/DC Music, DVDs, Books and more

AC/DC T-shirts and Posters

More AC/DC News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


AC/DC Used In Unusual Way By Police Dept

AC/DC Frontman Turned Weatherman For 'Hell's Bells'

Original AC/DC Singer Recalls Angus and Malcolm Fight

Foo Fighters Rock AC/DC Classic At Reading Festival

AC/DC Singer Explains His Exit From The Band

AC/DC Dream Came True To Volbeat Star

Sneak Peek AC/DC Frontman Brian Johnson's New TV Series

New Book Celebrates AC/DC's Malcolm Young

AC/DC's Original 'Highway To Hell' Cover Shot Down By Label

AC/DC Share Another Classic Performance Video



advertisement




Day In Rock Reports


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.