Sunday, February 8, 2015

VIDEO: AC/DC perform at Grammy Awards

AC/DC opened the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday with a double-shot of the title tracks to “Rock Or Bust” and 1979’s “Highway To Hell.”

The performance featured the live debut of guitarist Stevie Young – nephew of Angus and retired founding member Malcolm Young – and the return of drummer Chris Slade to the lineup.

Slade revealed his return on Saturday: his status had been rumored for days as the band were forced to address the issue of troubled drummer Phil Rudd, who was arrested November 6 on multiple charges by New Zealand police – including possession of methamphetamine, possession of cannabis and threatening to kill.

This past week, Rudd’s court case was adjourned to April due to a change in lawyers.

As for Slade, he first joined AC/DC in 1989 and appeared on 1990’s “The Razors Edge”; he quit in 1994 when the band brought back Rudd – who he has now replaced.

See also:

Drummer Chris Slade rejoins AC/DC
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd’s court case delayed
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PHOTO: AC/DC rehearse for Grammy Awards performance
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