Watch pro-shot footage of AC/DC’s Brian Johnson tearing through Back in Black with the Foo Fighters

Last week we caught a glimpse of AC/DC front man Brian Johnson’s guest spot with the Foo Fighters on a cover of his band’s immortal 1980 anthem, Back in Black.

Now pro-shot footage of the full performance, which took place at Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World, has been released. You can check out Johnson tearing through the song with Grohl and the Foos above.

Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World took place at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on May 2 and aired on a variety of outlets on May 8. The event was hosted by Selena Gomez and, in addition to the Foo Fighters, also featured performances from Eddie Vedder, Jennifer Lopez, J Balvin and H.E.R., who performed Glory alongside 125 Fender Play Foundation students.

Beyond their collab with Johnson, the Foos also bashed through a handful of their own hits during their short set, including Everlong and Best of You.

For more performances from the event, head to Global Citizen’s official YouTube page (opens in new tab).

And for more Foo Fighters, check out Guitar World’s recent cover story on the making of the band’s latest release, Medicine at Midnight.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.