AC/DC Frontman Brian Johnson Advised To Stop Touring Over Fears Of "Total Hearing Loss"

8 March 2016, 10:16

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The Geordie rocker has been forced by doctors to halt live shows "immediately".

AC/DC's Brian Johnson, has been forced to stop touring, amid fears he could go completely deaf.

The Highway To Hell rockers have announced the news on their official website that they're resheduling 10 dates on the US leg of their upcoming Rock or Bust tour, following advice from doctors that their frontman could risk "total hearing loss."

The statement on their website reads: "AC/DC are forced to reschedule the 10 upcoming dates on the U.S. leg of their “Rock or Bust” World Tour. AC/DC’s lead singer, Brian Johnson, has been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.

"Tomorrow's show in Atlanta through Madison Square Garden in New York, NY in early April will be made up later in the year, likely with a guest vocalist. More information regarding these rescheduled shows to come. Current ticket holders can hold on to their tickets for the rescheduled dates or receive a refund at point of purchase."

The Back In Black team are also set to perform huge stadium shows in London and Manchester this June, but any change to these shows is yet to be announced.