The New AC/DC Album Will Have “Some Surprises” Regarding Malcolm Young
In December 2019, Dee first confirmed that “all four surviving members have reunited” for the record, with tracks recorded by the late Malcolm Young while he was still alive included within the release; “It’s as close as you can get to the original band,” he added.
Now, in a new interview on Sirius XM’s Trunk Nation show, the singer has revealed he recently had dinner with AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson, and the pair discussed the rock titans’ upcoming activity.
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“He told me a lot of stuff, and a lot of stuff that I don’t wanna say,” Dee said. “But we know from the photos, and Brian confirmed it, they’ve been in the studio, they’ve been recording. The original – I don’t say the ‘original’ guys, because a lot of ’em are gone, but I say the ‘classic’ line-up is back together and there are some surprises, which I can’t talk about, regarding Malcolm Young that just had my jaw on the floor. I will say he will be present. So this is AC/DC as we know and love them.”
While we’re yet to hear of any official confirmation, Brian previously told grindcore band Terrorizer in early 2019 that he was “sick of denying” rumours, and that he was indeed back for a new album with the band.
A source close to AC/DC then revealed that not only was Brian recording a new LP, he will also “absolutely” be touring with them.
Watch this space.
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