AC/DC Kick Off ‘Rock or Bust World Tour’ in The Netherlands
AC/DC kicked off their Rock or Bust world tour in grand fashion last night (Tuesday, May 5) at the massive Gelredome stadium in Arnhem, The Netherlands. The legendary rockers performed 20 songs for the huge crowd including a lot of classics mixed with some new material. Watch the fan-filmed video of “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” in the player above.
A look at the setlist below reveals that the band kicked things off with the title track of their latest album, Rock or Bust, before dusting off “Shoot to Thrill,” which is featured on the band’s seminal 1980 album Back in Black. AC/DC then launched into “Hell Ain't a Bad Place To Be” off their 1977 album Let There Be Rock, before pleasing fans with a version of “Back in Black.”
AC/DC balanced the set nicely playing a lot of their best known songs including “Thuderstruck,” “You Shook Me All Night Long,” “Hells Bells,” “T.N.T.,” Whole Lotta Rosie” and many more. The band wrapped things up with a two-song encore featuring a raucous version of “Highway To Hell” and “For Those About To Rock (We Salute You.”
AC/DC released their 15th studio album Rock or Bust back in December. It debuted at number three on the Billboard album chart and has sold over 500,000 copies. It marks the band’s first album without founding guitarist Malcolm Young, who is suffering from dementia. He has been replaced by nephew Stevie Young.
Meanwhile. AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested last November on charges of threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. He recently pleaded guilty to the charges. As a result, former AC/DC drummer Chris Slade is behind the kit for the tour.
After headlining Coachella last month, AC/DC will return to North America this summer. They kick off their U.S. dates on Aug. 22 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The tour wraps on Sept. 28 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Check out all their tour dates here.
AC/DC Setlist from Gelredome in Arnhem, The Netherlands on May 5, 2015:
“Rock Or Bust”
“Shoot To Thrill”
“Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be”
“Back In Black”
“Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap”
“Rock 'N' Roll Train”
“Baptism By Fire”
“You Shook Me All Night Long”
“Shot Down In Flames”
“Have A Drink On Me”
“Whole Lotta Rosie“
“Let There Be Rock”
“Highway To Hell “
“For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)”
Watch Fan Filmed Footage of “Hells Bells:”
Watch Fan Filmed Footage of “Highway to Hell:”
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