AC/DC postpone tour due to Brian Johnson’s risk of total hearing loss

AC/DC postpone tour due to Brian Johnson’s possible total hearing loss

The iconic AC/DC are postponing their upcoming North American tour due to their singer and frontman Brian Johnson apparently facing the risk of undergoing “total hearing loss” if he proceeds with the tour.

Brian Johnson photoUltimate Classic Rock has just stated the following on its website:

AC/DC have postponed their 10 upcoming U.S. dates, citing a scary medical issue for frontman Brian Johnson. He has apparently been “advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss,” according to a news release. The band was set to bring their “Rock or Bust” tour to Atlanta on Tuesday (March 8).

The same release says that dates through early April, when AC/DC was set to play Madison Square Garden in New York City, “will be made up later in the year, likely with a guest vocalist.” More information on these rescheduled shows is forthcoming. Current tickets will be honored for these postponed dates; ticket prices will be also be refunded at the point of purchase.”

AC/DC were scheduled to start a 10-date tour of North America at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia on March 8, 2016 and finish at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on April 4, 2016.