Monday, March 7, 2016

AC/DC postpones US tour as Brian Johnson risks deafness...

Australian rock band AC/DC are postponing the rest of their US tour after singer Brian Johnson was warned he is going deaf.

The band posted a statement on their website saying doctors had advised Johnson to stop touring immediately or "risk total hearing loss".

They said they would likely perform with a guest vocalist in rescheduled shows later this year.

Johnson, 68, has been the lead singer with AC/DC since 1980.

The news is the latest in a series of setbacks for the band.

Former drummer Phil Rudd was convicted last year of drug possession and making threats to kill. He served eight months of home detention.

In 2014, it emerged that founding member and guitarist Malcolm Young would not be joining the band on tours as he was suffering from dementia.

The band released its latest album Rock or Bust in November that year and has been touring ever since to promote it.....

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