AC/DC just kicked off their first tour in 8 years with a new bass player – watch footage of their explosive Power Up opener

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AC/DC are back touring for the first time since 2016's Rock or Bust world tour, and they marked a maiden voyage for their new recently recruited bass guitar player Chris Chaney with a rip-roaring 24-song set on Saturday night (May 18).

The Aussie rock legends packed out the 62,000-capacity Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, as they kicked off a 24-date European tour with wall-to-wall bangers.

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Phil Weller

A freelance writer with a penchant for music that gets weird, Phil is a regular contributor to Prog, Guitar World, and Total Guitar magazines and is especially keen on shining a light on unknown artists. Outside of the journalism realm, you can find him writing angular riffs in progressive metal band, Prognosis, in which he slings an 8-string Strandberg Boden Original, churning that low string through a variety of tunings. He's also a published author and is currently penning his debut novel which chucks fantasy, mythology and humanity into a great big melting pot.