PHOENIX, AZ (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — AC/DC’s Black Ice World Tour, which was set to hit Phoenix, AZ on October 1, has been postponed to a later date. Subsequent shows in Las Vegas, Louisville, Kansas City, Des Moines and Milwaukee will also be rescheduled. The tour will resume on October 16 in Washington, DC. Lead singer Brian Johnson recently underwent a medical procedure and at the advice of his doctor is taking some time to rest. The Black Ice World Tour kicked off in October of 2008 and has crisscrossed North America and Europe twice. This November, the Black Ice World Tour will visit Latin America and by early 2010 the tour will hit Australia and New Zealand.
AC/DC’s Black Ice was released globally on October 20, 2008 and topped sales charts in 29 countries. In the U.S. alone, Black Ice sold 780,000 copies in its first week and has since sold in excess of 2 million units.
New tour dates:
October 16 – Washington DC – Verizon Center
October 18 – Buffalo, NY – HSBC Arena
October 21 – Philadelphia, PA – Wachovia Center
October 23 – Atlanta, GA – Phillips Area
October 25 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
October 28 – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Arena
October 30 – Jacksonville, FL – Jacksonville Arena
November 4 – Oklahoma City, OK – Ford Center
November 6 – Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
November 12 – Mexico City, MX – Foro Sol
November 19 – Orlando, FL – Amway Arena
November 21 – San Juan, PR – Coliseo de Puerto Rico
–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers