Brian Johnson Sings AC/DC Classics With Sam Fender In Surprise Appearance

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Over the weekend, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson joined Geordie singer Sam Fender on stage at St James’ Park as the pair treated the audience to some classic tracks from the legendary rockers.

Sam Fender was performing the second of his two nights at Newcastle United’s home stadium, which holds a capacity crowd of 50,000 people.

Fender had confirmed these dates back in October, which will also see the ‘Seventeen Going Under’ singer also take to the stage at Belfast’s Ormeau Park, and Dublin’s Malahide Castle later this month. Find out more here.

Fender Hails Brian Johnson As “The only Geordie singer”

Whilst on stage, Sam Fender firstly introduced his former guitar teacher Phil Martin to the stage, where he told the audience that they would perform some AC/DC tracks.

It was at this point that Fender introduced AC/DC’s Brian Johnson to the stage in front of a stunned audience.

“We cannot really do AC/DC songs without the one, the only Geordie legend, the singer of AC/DC, Brian Johnson!”, Fender added.

Fender and Johnson treated tha audience to AC/DC classics ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’, and ‘Back in Black’. 

Check out fan shot footage of the pair peforming classic AC/DC tracks below.

AC/DC are scheduled to perform at California’s Power Trip festival later this year.

The festival takes place in Ohio’s Empire Polo Club in October, and will also be headlined by Iron Maiden, Guns N’Roses, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne among others.

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Brian Johnson had previously remained tight-lipped on whether the band would perform live again. More on this here.