Watch Video of Axl Rose’s First Gig With AC/DC
The new look AC/DC have returned to the stage. The band was recently forced to make a singer switch when doctors told Brian Johnson that he faced potential total hearing loss if he continued to tour with the band, so Axl Rose offered his services to the veteran group. After all the speculation, the eventual confirmation and plenty of rehearsals, Rose has now played his first show with the band.
Playing the Passeio Martimo de Alges in Oeiras, Portugal, Rose took the stage with Angus Young, Stevie Young, Cliff Williams and Chris Slade, opening the night with the newer song "Rock or Bust," then breaking out "Shoot to Thrill," "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be" and "Back in Black," the latter of which can viewed in the fan-shot video above.
The band's first performance in Rose also included such classics as "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap," "Thunderstruck," "Hells Bells" (seen in fan shot video below), "You Shook Me All Night Long," "T.N.T.," "Let There Be Rock," "Highway to Hell" and the show closing "For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)." As for something unique to the shows, the band worked in "Rock 'n' Roll Damnation" for the first time in a set since 2003, while "Riff Raff" was played live for the first time since 1996.
Check out more videos and snippets from Rose's first show with AC/DC, as well as the set list for the show, below.
AC/DC With Axl Rose - Oeiras, Portugal May 7, 2016 Set List
1. Rock or Bust
2. Shoot to Thrill
3. Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be
4. Back in Black
5. Got Some Rock & Roll Thunder
6. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
7. Rock 'n' Roll Damnation
9. High Voltage
10. Rock 'n' Roll Train
11. Hells Bells
12. Given the Dog a Bone
13. Sin City
14. You Shook Me All Night Long
15. Shot Down in Flames
16. Have a Drink on Me
18. Whole Lotta Rosie
19. Let There Be Rock
20. Highway to Hell
21. Riff Raff
22. For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
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