September 11, 2008, New York NY – AC/DC’s widely-anticipated Black Ice World Tour will open on October 28th at the Wachovia Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The show kicks off a series of US arena shows, to be followed by a round of stadium dates next summer.
Tickets for upcoming US dates will go on sale the weekend of September 20th at Ticketmaster and the band’s website, www.acdc.com. Additional appearances throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia, will be announced shortly.
The worldwide tour – the band’s first since 2001 – promotes AC/DC’s latest studio album: Black Ice. Black Ice will be released on October 20th and sold in the US exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, and www.acdc.com. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.walmart.com and www.acdc.com.
The album’s first single, “Rock ‘N’ Roll Train” was released to radio on August 28 and immediately went to #1 at Rock Radio. The video will debut on September 19th on www.acdc.com and www.vh1.com.
No Bull: The Directors Cut – a newly edited, comprehensive HD DVD of AC/DC’s famed July 1996 Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas concert in Madrid, Spain was released earlier this week. No Bull: The Directors Cut is remixed in Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound and includes more than two hours of music and bonus features highlighting performances of the band’s biggest hits. No Bull: The Directors Cut is sold in the US exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, and www.acdc.com.
Upcoming shows in the Black Ice World Tour include:
October 28 Wilkes-Barre, PA Wachovia Arena
October 30 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
November 3 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse
November 5 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
November 7 Toronto, ONT Rogers Centre
November 9 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden
November 12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
November 13 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
November 15 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
November 17 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
November 19 East Rutherford, NJ IZOD Center
November 21 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
November 23 Minneapolis, MN Xcel Energy Center
November 25 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
November 28 Vancouver, BC General Motors Place
November 29 Seattle, WA Key Arena
November 30 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
December 2 Oakland, CA ORACLE Arena
December 6 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
December 10 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center
December 12 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
December 14 Houston, TX Toyota Center
December 16 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
December 18 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena