AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson joined Foo Fighters on stage during Global Citizen’s Vax Live event to perform the AC/DC classic ‘Back In Black’.
Although bootleg footage of the performance has been circulating since the concert was filmed on Sunday, May 2nd, Global Citizen has finally released the professionally filmed recording for fans to enjoy.
VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World was put on with the aim “to help end COVID-19 for all, end the hunger crisis, resume learning everywhere, protect the planet, and advance equity for all”.
Other artists who were on the lineup include Eddie Vedder, Jennifer Lopez and J Balvin.
Meanwhile, Grohl recently spoke about the first time he met AC/DC after being introduced by Paul McCartney following the Grammy Awards.
“[Paul] bumps into AC/DC in a hotel or something. And then they say, ‘What are you doing after the show?’ And he says, ‘I’m gonna go have dinner with the Foo Fighters.’ And Paul said, ‘Do you wanna come?’”
“So Paul’s wife calls my wife, and then my wife says, ‘Hey, do you mind if AC/DC comes to dinner?’ And I had never met AC/DC,” he told Anders Bøtters Tiny TV.
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“When I was maybe — I don’t know — 10 years old, I went to see that movie Let There Be Rock, the [AC/DC] live concert film, in a movie theatre,” he continued.
“This is before I was punk rock. That was the first time I saw a performance and heard music that made me wanna fucking break something. And still to this day, I use that as reference for how I like to play a show. I wanna be like AC/DC ‘Let There Be Rock’. That’s a live band.”
Grohl concluded: “So then we had this beautiful night. And there was this jazz band. And it was one of the greatest nights of my entire life.”
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