Watch Brian Johnson Sing "Back in Black" With Muse

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Aside from a surprise cameo—with Robert Plant—at a Paul Rodgers show in May, Brian Johnson has mostly kept a low profile since his departure from AC/DC due to hearing issues last spring. Over the weekend though, Johnson turned up onstage at the Reading Festival with headliners Muse to sing the AC/DC classic, "Back in Black."

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.