AC/DC premiered their new video “Play Ball.” AC/DC released the music video for “Play Ball,” the first track available from the band’s forthcoming studio album ‘Rock or Bust.”
Play Ball” is currently Top 5 at Active Rock and #1 at Classic Rock radio.
The clip was directed by the band’s longtime collaborator David Mallet.
Shot in London in October 2014.
AC/DC new album “Rock or Bust” is available for pre-order via ACDC.com and all digital retail outlets starting today, Oct.
7, the band announced.
“Rock or Bust” is the first AC/DC album in the band’s 41 year history without founding member Malcolm Young, “Rock or Bust,” will be released on December 2.
“Rock or Bust” is AC/DC’s first studio album of all new material in six years.
Fan who pre-order ‘Rock or Bust’ before its official December 2 release will get the track “Play Ball” instantly.
“Play Ball” will also premiere on iHeart Media’s Mainstream, Active and Classic Rock radio formats starting today with multiple spins throughout the day. AC/DC also released the full track listing and cover art for “Rock or Bust.” The cover is a non-traditional, three-dimensional lenticular cover which gives the illusion of the band’s iconic logo exploding as the packaging is moved in different directions. ‘Rock or Bust’ was recorded in Spring 2014 in Vancouver, BC with producer Brendan O’Brien and mixed by Mike Fraser.
‘Rock or Bust’ is the band’s first album of new material in six years, following their immensely successful ‘Black Ice,’ which entered charts at #1 in 31 countries and has sold nearly 8 million copies worldwide.
Brian Johnson reportedly wanted to name it “Man Down” as a tribute to Malcolm Young.
AC/DC will go out on a world tour in support of “Rock or Bust” staring in 2015.
Joining the band on tour will be the nephew of founding members Angus and Malcolm Young, Stevie Young.
Young played rhythm guitar on “Rock or Bust.” AC/DC was put together in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
They moved to Australia from Scotland in 1963.
Brian Johnson replaced Bon Scott, AC/DC’s original lead singer who died on February 19, 1980.
Scott died of “acute alcohol poisoning” after partying all night at the Music Machine club in London.
Brian Johnson joined for AC/DC’s Back in Black album.
‘Rock or Bust’ Track list: 1.Rock or Bust 2.Play Ball 3.Rock The Blues Away 4.Miss Adventure 5.Dogs of War 6.Got Some Rock & Roll Thunder 7.Hard Times 8.Baptism By Fire 9.Rock the House 10.Sweet Candy 11.Emission Control