After a series of clues were sprinkled across the internet and around Sydney, AC/DC have finally confirmed their reunion.
UPDATE: AC/DC have confirmed the reunion via Twitter.
Aussie icons AC/DC appear set for an imminent comeback after dropping numerous hints over the past two weeks.
It started when a series of photos were posted to their website. They were promptly deleted, but not before some eagle-eyed fans caught whiff of them. Now, posters have been spotted in Sydney.
Last week, Brazilian AC/DC fan site noticed some images which were temporarily posted to the band’s website. The photos seem to have been taken during a video shoot, which the fan site claims took place in the Netherlands earlier this year. They offer hints about the band’s potential new lineup: drummer Phil Rudd can be seen playing alongside guitarist Stevie Young, whilst Brian Johnson, who left the band in 2016 due to extensive hearing loss, is pictured on vocals.
These were posted earlier today… With strong RUMOURS that an album will follow this November. Follow AC⚡️DC’s socials for an official announcement. Until then, enjoy the possibility. pic.twitter.com/epZ9sX0Y3Y
— Mitch Lafon (@mitchlafon) September 19, 2020
Then, on Monday, the band took to social media to upload a mysterious clip featuring a red neon lightning bolt, accompanied by the hashtag “#PWRUP”.
— AC/DC (@acdc) September 29, 2020
Reports emerged that cryptic posters started popping up outside co-founder Angus Young’s former high school in Ashfield. The posters featured the same branding, along with the words “PWR UP” and “Are you ready?”
name of the new album ? PWR⚡️UP pic.twitter.com/GnGnwURiTd
— philippe (@BonphilippeACDC) September 29, 2020
— Toast (@Toast25284037) September 29, 2020
Now, the band have finally confirmed the reunion, posting a photo of the new line-up (which includes the return of classic members Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd, and Cliff Williams rejoining Angus and Stevie Young) to Twitter:
— AC/DC (@acdc) September 30, 2020
All signs point to a new album with PRW UP as the title. I’m sure as hell ready.