AC/DC in Columbus, Ohio

By on September 7, 2016

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Sunday September 4th Nationwide Arena, Cleveland, Ohio: Axl Rose let his intentions be known while introducing, “Let There Be Rock” by promising to take the audience back to “biblical times.” The song climaxed with guitarist Angus Young ascending heavenward on an elevated platform during an extended solo.

Axl Rose appeared to be completely recovered from an April foot injury he suffered fronting for Guns ‘N Roses last spring. Axl possesses a higher range, more in-line with Bon Scott’s, and it is revitalizing the band’s catalog of classic hits, by injecting the songs with a more savage sounding quality.

Ros1 Onstagee didn’t carry himself like an elitist Rock Star, instead he chose to shine the spotlight on his band-mates, particularly 61-year-old, Angus Young. During the two-and-a-half-hour concert, Young, dressed in his signature “school-boy-uniform”, strutted across the stage, sprinted up and down a 25-yard catwalk, and feigned collapse as confetti showered the audience.

Social media is filled with praise for this collaboration between Axl and Angus and we have to agree.

Grade: A

2 Onstage

Here’s the view of the show from Taylor Ward’s vantage point.

AC/DC Featuring Axl Rose *Rock or Bust World Tour* Set List:

Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be

Back in Black

Got Some Rock & Roll Thunder

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation

Thunderstruck

High Voltage

Rock ‘n’ Roll Train

Hells Bells

Given the Dog a Bone

If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)

Live Wire

Sin City

You Shook Me All Night Long

Shot Down in Flames

Have a Drink on Me

T.N.T.

Whole Lotta Rosie

Let There Be Rock

Encore:

Highway to Hell

Riff Raff

For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)

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