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AC/DC add UK stadium dates to Black Ice world tour


Story by Jack Foley

HAVING sold out four UK arena shows, AC/DC have added two stadium shows to their Black Ice World Tour, which begins in Leipzig on May 13 and runs through to Glasgow on June 30.

The rock icons will play Wembley Stadium on Friday, June 26, 2009 and Glasgow Hampden Park on June 30.

AC/DC kicked off their hugely successful Black Ice World Tour in late October and the press can’t stop raving about the band’s incredible live performance.

The Chicago Tribune called their live show “a celebration of all that is great about Rock N Roll,” while The Boston Globe exclaimed: “AC/DC is the greatest band ever.”

The tour is currently making it’s way across the United States before heading to Europe, see below for full itinerary.

AC/DC’s Black Ice UK dates are (all 2009):

14 – London O2 sold out
16 – London O2 sold out
21 – Manchester MEN Arena – sold out
23 – Birmingham LG Arena sold out

New June dates
26 – London Wembley Stadium
30 – Glasgow Hampden Park

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Wednesday, December 17, when they will be strictly limited to four tickets per person.

Released globally on October 20, 2008, Black Ice is AC/DC’s first new album in over eight years and it’s evident the band are still an incredible force in rock.

The album made history debuting at No.1 on album charts in 29 countries and also has the distinction of being Columbia Records’ biggest debut album (since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking sales data forBillboard in March of 1991).

Black Ice has been certified Multi-Platinum in eight countries, including the US, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Germany and The Czech Republic. Additionally Black Ice has achieved Platinum status in 12 countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Spain UK, Argentina, Singapore and New Zealand) and Gold status in four countries (Netherland,Spain, Poland and Brazil).