AC/DC Announces Black Ice World Tour

Tour Kicks Off on October 28, 2008 in Wilkes-Barre, PA


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.

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Tickets for upcoming US dates will go on sale the weekend of September 20th at Ticketmaster and the band's website, 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 The album is currently available for pre-order at and

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 and

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

  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
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