Monday, April 20, 2015

AC/DC expand sold-out Australian tour

AC/DC have added three shows to their Australian tour after selling out the initial five dates within hours of going on sale Monday. reports more than 300,000 tickets went quickly for the band’s “Rock Or Bust” stadium tour, leading the group to add concerts in Sydney and Melbourne.

A November 7 show at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, a December 8 date at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne and a November 14 stop in Brisbane were announced and were close to selling out within minutes of going on sale.

AC/DC will now play eight stadium shows in Australia starting November 4 in Sydney followed by a pair of concerts in New Zealand.

“Rock Or Bust” debuted at No. 1 on the Australian charts upon its release late last year, shipping platinum and opening with first week sales of 26,730.

The entry is the fifth AC/DC album to top the Aussie charts, following 1980’s “Back In Black”, 1992’s “Live”, 1995’s “Ballbreaker” and 2008’s “Black Ice.”

AC/DC launched their 2015 live dates in support of “Rock Or Bust” on April 10 at Coachella, where they returned for an encore appearance on April 17 as part of the event’s second weekend.

2015 Australian tour

Nov 04 – Sydney – ANZ Stadium Australia
Nov 07 – Sydney – ANZ Stadium Australia ** new add
Nov 12 – Brisbane – Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre
Nov 14 – Brisbane – Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre ** new add
Nov 21 – Adelaide – Adelaide Oval
Nov 27 – Perth – Domain Stadium
Dec 06 – Melbourne – Etihad Stadium
Dec 08 – Melbourne – Etihad Stadium ** new add

2015 New Zealand tour

Dec 15 – Auckland – Western Springs
Dec 18 – Wellington – WestPac Stadium

See also:

VIDEO: AC/DC play second show at Coachella
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VIDEO: AC/DC launch Rock Or Bust tour at Coachella
Search AC/DC at hennemusic