Brian Johnson's A Life On The Road

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How good is this series? Listening to Brian chat to other old rockers.




Brian is very humble but he is a great old rocker himself, a great replacement for Bon Scott.

 

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One of my favourite episodes was Lars from Metallica taking Brian into their clubhouse with all the flags from around the world they had thrown on stage.

 

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Some good episodes when he has good chemistry with the guest, Plant, some not so and a bit forced.
There are a few I haven't seen yet.

Tangent: another good interviewer is Rick Wakeman from a while ago. Great sessions with Jon Lord, Ian Anderson
 

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All a bit too fabricated, middle of road, and commercial for my liking, as has been ACDC pretty much since 1982.
 

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One of my favourite episodes was Lars from Metallica taking Brian into their clubhouse with all the flags from around the world they had thrown on stage.



Helps that they kinda knew each other.

AC/DC, Angus particularly, are notorious for having no interest in mixing with other bands. Perhaps there was an exception for Metallica.

Only really Bon and original bassist Mark Evans did. One time they performed with Cheap Trick.
 

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Helps that they kinda knew each other.

AC/DC, Angus particularly, are notorious for having no interest in mixing with other bands. Perhaps there was an exception for Metallica.

Only really Bon and original bassist Mark Evans did. One time they performed with Cheap Trick.
No mention of AC/DC and the Stones?

 

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Brian has also sung live with Billy Joel, does that count? :)
Was that during his intermission from AC/DC? I am aware of it. Apparently he and Cliff also made a solo album together.

Most of these things came late, post 2000. During the 80s and 90s you wouldn't have found a bigger band that shut themselves away from the rest of the industry.

Apparently Malcolm Young and Eddie Van Halen went out a few times. Angus just went to bed.

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Was that during his intermission from AC/DC? I am aware of it. Apparently he and Cliff also made a solo album together.

Most of these things came late, post 2000. During the 80s and 90s you wouldn't have found a bigger band that shut themselves away from the rest of the industry.

Apparently Malcolm Young and Eddie Van Halen went out a few times. Angus just went to bed.

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Looks like Brian joined Billy on stage a few times during 2014 (for You Shook Me All Night Long).

Also noticed Brian did Back in Black with Muse at the Reading Festival in 2017.
 

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Helps that they kinda knew each other.

AC/DC, Angus particularly, are notorious for having no interest in mixing with other bands. Perhaps there was an exception for Metallica.

Only really Bon and original bassist Mark Evans did. One time they performed with Cheap Trick.

Guns N Roses?
 

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That's about the only one.

There's Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, then nobody, according to the Youngs.

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Pretty sure the Youngs were massive Free fans as well (no surprise if you've listened to Angus' guitar style).
 

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Remember an interview with Angus in like 1983 or something where he called Van Halen a pop band.

This was 1983 before the synth and the ballads.
 

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I know this thread is about Brian, but I thought it would be OK to drop this tribute to Bon. It's from the annual Bonfest, held in his boyhood home of Kirriemuir to honour Bon and AC/DC. And it's effing awesome.

 

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