AC/DC perform first show with Axl Rose: Setlist + Video

Career-spanning setlist include greatest hits, fan favorites, and a rare performances of "Rock 'n' Roll Damnation" and "Riff Raff"


    This evening in Oeiras, Portugal, AC/DC performed their first concert with Axl Rose as lead singer.

    The band kicked off the show with “Rock or Bust”, the title track to their 2014 album. The career-spanning setlist also included the first live performance of “Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation” since 2003; the first live performance of “Riff Raff” since 1996; as well as classics like “Back in Black” (which you see footage of above), “Thunderstruck”, “Hells Bells”, and “T.N.T”.

    Below, watch pro-shot footage of AC/DC’s performance of “Shoot to Thrill” along with audio of the band’s pre-concert soundcheck. The setlist follows.

    Rock or Bust
    Shoot to Thrill
    Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be
    Back in Black
    Got Some Rock & Roll Thunder
    Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
    Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation (First live performance since 2003)
    High Voltage
    Rock ‘n’ Roll Train
    Hells Bells
    Given the Dog a Bone
    Sin City
    You Shook Me All Night Long
    Shot Down in Flames
    Have a Drink On Me
    Whole Lotta Rosie
    Let There Be Rock

    Highway to Hell
    Riff Raff (First live performance since 1996)
    For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)

    Rose replaced longtime frontman Brian Johnson, whose severe hearing issues rendered him unable to perform live. The Guns N’ Roses, who has cited AC/DC as one of his greatest influences, reached out to the band offering his services. He’s set to join the band for the entirety of their European summer tour along with an as-yet-unannounced US tour.


    AC/DC 2016 Tour Dates:
    05/10 – Seville, ES @ Estadio de la Cartuja
    05/13 – Marseille, FR @ Stade Velodrome
    05/16 – Werchter, BE @ Werchter Festival Grounds
    05/19 – Vienna, AT @ Ernst-Happel Stadium
    05/22 – Prague, CZ @ Letnany Airport
    05/26 – Hamburg, DE @ Volksparkstadion
    05/29 – Berne, CH @ Stade de Suisse
    06/01 – Leipzig, DE @ Red Bull Arena
    06/04 – London, UK @ Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
    06/09 – Manchester, UK @ Etihad Stadium
    06/12 – Aarhus, DK @ Ceres Park

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