Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson Quick Links

News Pictures Video Quotes RSS

Brian Johnson Details Why He Left AC/DC Tour And His Future With The Band


Brian Johnson AC DC Axl Rose Angus Young

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has released a statement explaining his decision to bow out of the remaining dates on the band’s Rock or Bust world tour. Johnson was advised by doctors to stop touring or face permanent hearing loss, after fronting the hard rock band for over 35 years.

Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson has spoken out after being forced to step down as AC/DC singer for live shows.

Johnson’s statement comes days after AC/DC announced that Guns ’n’ Roses singer Axl Rose would be fronting the band for the remaining dates of the tour. “On March 7th, after a series of examinations by leading physicians in the field of hearing loss, I was advised that if I continue to perform at large venues, I risked total deafness,” Johnson told fans.

Continue reading: Brian Johnson Details Why He Left AC/DC Tour And His Future With The Band

Is Axl Rose Set To Front AC/DC?


Axl Rose Guns N Roses Brian Johnson

With their lead singer Brian Johnson sidelined with immediate effect because of his hearing problems, AC/DC are now reportedly considering inviting Guns ‘N’ Roses’ frontman Axl Rose to step in and provide lead vocals when their North American tour resumes.

In a report by Alternative Nation, a radio DJ from Atlanta named Jason Bailey claims that a “very very good source” has told him that the legendary rockers will recruit the controversial Gunners singer Rose for the remainder of their North American tour dates, having flown him to the US city to audition with them.

Axl RoseAxl Rose performing with Guns 'n' Roses in London, 2012

Continue reading: Is Axl Rose Set To Front AC/DC?

Brian Johnson Reportedly Feels "Betrayed" By AC/DC's Treatment Of His Hearing Problems


Brian Johnson

Following the diagnosis of serious hearing problems that have forced him to leave their Rock Or Bust tour of North America with immediate effect, AC/DC’s former lead singer Brian Johnson reportedly feels “betrayed” by his bandmates’ handling of the situation.

The heavy rock gods cancelled and are re-arranging the remaining 10 shows of their current American tour, after 68 year old Johnson was told by doctors that he would go permanently deaf if he kept performing with them.

Now, Johnson has reportedly told his close friend, American comedian Jim Breuer, that he feels let down and frozen out by his bandmates and believes that his successor has already been chosen.

Continue reading: Brian Johnson Reportedly Feels "Betrayed" By AC/DC's Treatment Of His Hearing Problems

AC/DC Forced To Postpone US Tour Dates After Doctors Warn Brian Johnson He's Going Deaf


Brian Johnson

AC/DC have been forced to immediately postpone the latest leg of their 'Rock Or Bust Tour' in North America after it was revealed that lead singer Brian Johnson is on the verge of permanently losing his hearing.

The legendary rock group’s shows in the U.S. from March 4th in Atlanta until April 8th in New York have been delayed and will be rescheduled for later in 2016, after the band released a statement to the press saying that 68 year old Johnson had been “advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.”

Whenever the ten shows in question are eventually re-arranged, they will “likely [be] with a guest vocalist”, prompting concerns that Johnson may be effectively forced into retirement as he battles this health problem.

Continue reading: AC/DC Forced To Postpone US Tour Dates After Doctors Warn Brian Johnson He's Going Deaf

Brian Johnson - AC/DC performs on the Rock or Bust tour 2016 at the United Center in Chicago at United Center - Chicago, Illinois, United States - Wednesday 17th February 2016

Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson and Angus Young
Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson - AC/DC Rock or Bust World Tour 2016 at United Center in Chicago, IL, USA on February 17, 2016 SOLD OUT at United Center - Chicago, Illinois, United States - Thursday 18th February 2016

Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson and Angus Young
Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson and AC/DC - Coachella 2015 - Week 1 - Day 1 - Performances at Coachella - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 10th April 2015

Brian Johnson and Ac/dc
Brian Johnson and Ac/dc
Brian Johnson and Ac/dc
Brian Johnson and Ac/dc
Angus Young, Brian Johnson and Ac/dc
Angus Young, Brian Johnson and Ac/dc

Brian Johnson - Jaguar XE Global Launch Party and Show held at Earls Court - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Monday 8th September 2014

Brian Johnson
Brian Johnson

Filmed In Supermarionation Trailer


When Gerry Anderson began his filmmaking career in the 60s, he was approached to create a children's television show using puppets. With everyone's minds on the likes of 'Andy Pandy' and 'The Flower Pot Men', it was understandable that his ambitious team were reluctant to emulate that. Instead, Gerry, alongside his wife Sylvia, created Supermarionation and embarked on a pioneering marionette project releasing incredible shows such as 'Thunderbirds', 'Captain Scarlet' and 'Stingray' using basic model set ups, sound effects and pyrotechnics which turned what could've been more monotonous programs into an action-packed, thrilling adventures. They helped to change the way children's shows were seen and made, and even managed to bring their impressive creations to the big screen. Supermarionation was without a doubt one of the biggest saviours of animated television and now those original creators return to their roots to explore the impact of their work.

Continue: Filmed In Supermarionation Trailer

Andy Wallace, Bernard Kuhnt, Brian Johnson, Charlie Turner, David Blakeley, Elliot Gleave, Erin Gleave, Ian Callum, Jason Barlow, Jay Leno, Jeremy Irons, Jodie Kidd, John Edwards, Jonathan Vandenbroeck, Mark Dixon, Martin Brundle, May, Mike Cross, Mikey Harvey, Mille Miglia, Milow, Richard Frankel and Therma Abano Montegrotto - Jaguar Heritage celebrity driver line up for 2014 Mille Miglia. Fiera De Brescia, Italy - Brescia, Italy - Wednesday 14th May 2014

Andy Wallace, Bernard Kuhnt, Brian Johnson, Charlie Turner, David Blakeley, Elliot Gleave, Erin Gleave, Ian Callum, Jason Barlow, Jay Leno, Jeremy Irons, Jodie Kidd, John Edwards, Jonathan Vandenbroeck, Mark Dixon, Martin Brundle, May, Mike Cross, Mikey Harvey, Mille Miglia, Milow, Richard Frankel and Therma Abano Montegrotto
Example and Erin Gleave

AC/DC Aren't Retiring After All, It's Just One Band Member


Brian Johnson

Finally, after three whole days of unchecked speculation online, AC/DC have spoken out about their rumored split. Frontman Brian Johnson spoke to the telegraph earlier this week and now the band have released an official statement. The statement mostly concerns guitarist Malcolm Young, whose ill health is forcing him into an indefinite hiatus. AC/DC as an entity, however, are still active and will continue to tour and perform without interruption.

AC/DC
AC/DC will continue to perform, with Young out of the picture indefinitely.

“After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health,” the Facebook post begins. “Malcolm would like to thank the group’s diehard legions of fans worldwide for their never-ending love and support.”

Continue reading: AC/DC Aren't Retiring After All, It's Just One Band Member

Calm Down Internet, AC/DC Are NOT Splitting Up


Brian Johnson Angus Young BON SCOTT

Brian Johnson, the frontman of rockers AC/DC has debunked rumors that the band are about to split because of health concerns for rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young. Instead, Johnson revealed that the group are actually planning to get together and write material for a new studio album.

Angus YoungAngus Young Performing with AC/DC

"We are definitely getting together in May in Vancouver," he told the Telegraph. "We're going to pick up some guitars, have a plonk, and see if anybody has got any tunes or ideas. If anything happens, we'll record it."

Continue reading: Calm Down Internet, AC/DC Are NOT Splitting Up

No, AC/DC Are Not Splitting Up After All. Probably.


Brian Johnson Angus Young

It looks like AC/DC fans can breathe a sigh of relief, because rumors of the band’s imminent end appear to be greatly exaggerated. The rumors first surfaced on Monday in Australia, claiming that the band was on the verge of retirement, due to one member’s serious illness. According to Billboard, the speculation emerged from comments made by entertainment commentator Peter Ford on radio station 3AW that “we may not hear them perform or record ever again”.

AC/DC
For now it's safe to assume that AC/DC are not splitting up.

Today it looks like the media jumped the gun on this one. A report from Billboad clarified the situation. Australia's Noise11.com adds that the source of the retirement rumor was an email sent to Perth radio station 6PR from an anonymous tipster using the handle Thunderstruck. In a peculiar media round of broken telephone, the station then spread the report and it was picked up by various outlets first throughout Australia and then across the world.

Continue reading: No, AC/DC Are Not Splitting Up After All. Probably.

Billy Joel And AC/DC. 'You Shook Me All Night Long'. It Happened.


Billy Joel Brian Johnson

In a frankly unusual live collaboration, singer-songwriter Billy Joel was joined on-stage by AC/DC's Brian Johnson at Madison Square Garden on Friday evening (March 21, 2014). The pair rocked a version of the band's classic single 'You Shook Me All Night Long'.

Billy JoelBilly Joel Performing in Florida

Joel - who was playing to a packed arena of his own fans - introduced Johnson about halfway through the set, citing AC/DC as one of the best bands he'd see live. The MSG crowd erupted during the few seconds of the rock anthem, reports the Associated Press.

Continue reading: Billy Joel And AC/DC. 'You Shook Me All Night Long'. It Happened.

The Devil Inside Trailer


In 1989, Maria Rossi killed two priests and a nun whilst having an exorcism performed on her. She was deemed legally unfit to stand trial and was sent to a psychiatric hospital in Tiber.

Continue: The Devil Inside Trailer

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson Quick Links

News Pictures Video Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Brian Johnson

Date of birth

5th October, 1947

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.65






Brian Johnson Movies

Filmed In Supermarionation Trailer

Filmed In Supermarionation Trailer

When Gerry Anderson began his filmmaking career in the 60s, he was approached to create...

The Devil Inside Trailer

The Devil Inside Trailer

In 1989, Maria Rossi killed two priests and a nun whilst having an exorcism performed...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.