AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson stepped down from the band in 2016 after suffering from hearing loss. Guns N’ Roses vocalist Axl Rose stepped in to finish the remainder of the tour dates, and shortly after that rumors of an album with Rose began circulating. Johnson ended up rejoining the band
“Members of Australian punk rock group AC/DC must decide if they are strippers or musicians. Until they do, the station will not associate with them in any way.” — Garvis Rutherford, the General Manager of Australian radio station 2SM in 1977 on cutting ties with AC/DC due to their lurid performances.
AC/DC’s video for “Realize”, the thunderous opening track of the hard rockers’ recent Power Up album, presents a closeup of the band in dizzying detail.
The camera gets right in Brian Johnson’s face and perches on the headstock of Angus Young’s guitar as they rock out in front of Young’s deafening wall…