Although AC/DC's new album has been nearly a decade in the making, it's looking like it might be time well spent. The single "Rock'n'Roll Train" is making meteoric progress on the pop charts, and the band's new LP Black Ice
is hotly anticipated, despite the lukewarm reception to 2000's Stiff Upper Lip
. To prove they're still as sharp as the razor's edge, Angus Young & Co will be embarking on a worldwide arena tour
, beginning in the scenic rust belt of northeast Pennsylvania.
Tickets go on sale Sept. 20, and following a swathe of shows in North America, AC/DC will announce dates for tours in South America, Asia and Europe. Black Ice hits Wal-Mart (and only Wal-Mart) on Oct. 20.
28 - Wilkes-Barre, Penn. @ Wachovia Arena
30 - Chicago, Ill. @ Allstate Arena
3 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ Conseco Fieldhouse
5 - Detroit, Mich. @ Palace of Auburn Hills
7 - Toronto, Ont. @ Rogers Centre
9 - Boston, Mass. @ TD Banknorth Garden
12-13 - New York, N.Y. @ Madison Square Garden
15 - Washington, D.C. @ Verizon Center
17 - Philadelphia, Penn. @ Wachovia Center
19 - East Rutherford, N.J. @ IZOD Center
21 - Columbus, Ohio @ Schottenstein Center
23 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Xcel Energy Center
25 - Denver, Colo. @ Pepsi Center
28 - Vancouver, B.C. @ General Motors Place
29 - Seattle, Wash. @ KeyArena
30 - Tacoma, Wash. @ Tacoma Dome
2 - Oakland, Calif. @ Oracle Arena
6 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Forum
10 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ US Airways Center
12 - San Antonio, Texas @ AT&T Center
14 - Houston, Texas @ Toyota Center
16 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Philips Arena
18 - Charlotte, N.C. @ Time Warner Cable Arena
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