Kicking off in August, the tour sees the band joined by Chris Slade and Stevie Young.
Rock legends AC/DC have finally announced the dates for their North American tour. The group will be travelling the world with 'Rock or Bust' and, while they've already announced their Europe dates which will run from May to July, they know unveil details of the North American leg in August, which kicks of in Foxborough and finishes up in September at the Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium.
AC/DC announce North American tour dates
The 'Rock or Bust' world tour will begin in Holland on May 5th 2015. The studio album, which was released on December 2nd 2014, was the first album released since the phenomenal success of 2008's 'Black Ice'; a record which became a worldwide chart topper and officially the second best-selling album in the world that year. It features new guitarist Stevie Young, replacing his uncle Malcolm Young following his dementia diagnosis. Drummer Phil Rudd has also been replaced for the forthcoming tour by the band's former drummer Chris Slade.
The band opened for the 57th annual Grammy Awards with a performance of the album's title single, as well as their timeless classic 'Highway To Hell'. Just a few days after this explosive performance, their first tour dates were announced, to the delight of their millions of fans. They also stated that they would be headlining the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April.
AC/DC's last set of live shows, 'Black Ice World Tour', took place from 2008-2010. They played to over 5 million fans in 108 cities in over 28 countries, earning them a Pollstar Award for Major Tour of the Year in 2010.
The 'Rock or Bust' tour will kick off on August 22nd.
North American Tour Dates:
August 22 - Foxborough, MA - Gillette Stadium
August 26 - E. Rutherford, NJ - MetLife Stadium
August 28 - Quebec City, ON - Plains Of Abraham
August 31 - Montreal, QC - Olympic Stadium
September 3 - Ottawa, ON - TD Place
September 5 - Moncton, NB - Magnetic Hill
September 8 - Detroit, MI - Ford Field
September 10 - Toronto, ON - Downsview Park
September 15 - Chicago, IL - Wrigley Field
September 20 - Edmonton, AL - Commonwealth Stadium
September 2 - Vancouver, BC - BC Place
September 25 - San Francisco, CA - AT&T Park
September 28 - Los Angeles, CA - Dodger Stadium