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AC/DC Setlist From First Tour Kickoff in 8 Years

AC/DC kicked off their first tour in eight years on May 17 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.The legendary band's European tour was first [inlink id="ac-dc-unveil-european-tour-dates-new-touring-rhythm-section" text="announced in February"]. The following month, The Pretty Reckless were confirmed as their [inlink id="the-pretty-reckless-acdc" text="opening act for the tour"].In a brief statement from the band, they confirmed the lineup for the tour. Brian Johnson will be on vocals and joined by Angus and Stevie Young on lead and rhythm guitar, respectively. Matt Laug, who played with the band at [inlink id="power-trip-night-two-ac-dc-judas-priest-setlists-recap" text="Power Trip"] in October 2023, will be on drums.As for bass, AC/DC has recruited Chris Chaney "to carry the torch for Cliff [Williams]." Williams retired shortly after the 2016 tour, but he appeared on AC/DC's 2020 album Power Up. Williams also performed at Power Trip with the band. Chaney, of course, has an impressive resume that includes playing in Alanis Morissette's touring band and being a member of Jane's Addiction from 2002-2004 and 2011-2022.Per Setlist.fm, AC/DC's setlist contained 24 songs spanning the band's iconic catalog, including a couple of tracks from their latest album, 2020's Power Up. The setlist was the following:"If You Want Blood (You've Got It)""Back in Black""Demon Fire""Shot Down in Flames""Thunderstruck""Have a Drink on Me""Hells Bells""Shot in the Dark""Stiff Upper Lip""You Shook Me All Night Long""Rock 'n' Roll Train""Shoot to Thrill""Sin City""Givin the Dog a Bone""Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap""Dog Eat Dog""High Voltage""Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be""Riff Raff""Highway to Hell""Whole Lotta Rosie""Let There Be Rock"ENCORE"T.N.T.""For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)" AC/DC's 2024 European Tour Dates AC/DC's next show is also in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on May 21. The rest of their European dates are below. 5/21 - Gelsenkirchen, Germany - Veltins Arena5/25 - Reggio Emilia, Italy - RCF Arena5/29 - Seville, Spain - La Cartuja Stadium6/5 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Johan Cruyff Arena6/9 - Munich, Germany - Olympic Stadium6/12 - Munich, Germany - Olympic Stadium6/16 - Dresden, German - Messe6/23 - Vienna, Austria - Ernst Happel Stadium6/26 - Vienna, Austria - Ernst Happel Stadium6/29 - Zurich, Switzerland - Letzigrund Stadium7/3 - London, England - Wembley Stadium7/7 - London, England - Wembley Stadium7/13 - Hockenheim, Germany - Ring7/17 - Stuttgart, Germany - Wasen7/21 - Bratislava, Slovakia - Old Airport7/27 - Nuremberg, Germany - Zeppelinfeld7/21 - Hannover, Germany - Messe8/9 - Dessel, Belgium - Festivalpark Stenehei8/13 - Paris, France - Hippodrome Paris Longchamp8/17 - Dublin, Ireland - Croke Park

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