AC/DC might be looking at a very busy 2020 with potentially a new album and an Australian tour.
Per Eddie McGuire from Australia’s Triple M Hot Breakfast, “My mail is, there will be a new album released by AC/DC in February/March this year, but also that AC/DC will be touring Australia [in] October/November 2020. And after a lot of work and a lot of technical research, they have been able to get a hearing aid for Brian Johnson, who will be out front. And even Phil Rudd might be back in the group either playing percussion or drums with Angus [Young] so that they’ve got three of — well, not the originals, but three of the old-timers, if you like, back there. They’ve had a few changes over the journey, but Angus out front, Brian Johnson lead singing, and maybe Phil Rudd, after his issues that he’s had in recent times.”
Rumors about AC/DC releasing a new album and touring again with Brian Johnson have reported since August 2018 after photos surfaced of Johnson, Angus Young and Stevie Young outside on the patio area of Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, the same studio where the band recorded their past three studio albums.
Among the reports/rumors that have surfaced since then involve the new album being a tribute to late rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young, retired bassist Cliff Williams returning to the band and that Johnson is singing on the new album.
Throughout this whole timeframe, AC/DC has yet to comment about a potential album or tour.