AC/DC Set To 'Tour And Release New Album With Brian Johnson'

Eddie McGuire says ‘we’ll be banging our heads just like the old days’ as Aussie rock royalty AC/DC are expected to tour in 2020.

The Triple M breakfast show host made the announcement on Monday morning.

Brian Johnson is claimed to be reuniting with Angus Young. Image: AAP

“The greatest rock band in the history of Australian music will be reforming and playing in Australia,” McGuire said, adding the tour would likely be in October-November 2020.

He claimed Brian Johnson, 72, would be resuming his position as vocalist for a world tour.



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“ ... there will be a new album released by AC/DC in February or March this year, but also that AC/DC will be touring Australia … October/November 2020,” McGuire said.

Broadcaster Eddie McGuire announced the tour on Triple M radio on Monday. Image: AAP

“After a lot of work and a lot of technical research they have been able to get a hearing aid for Brian Johnson who will be out front, and even Phil Rudd might be back in the group either playing percussion or drums … so they have three of the old-timers back together.”

“We will all be banging our heads just like the old days.”

Is Brian Johnson back? Image: AAP

AC/DC last toured Australia in 2015-2016 for the Rock or Bust world tour.

Brian Johnson’s hearing problems forced him to leave the band mid-tour in 2016.