LOS ANGELES (AP) — AC/DC are postponing the remaining dates of their U.S. tour because of lead singer Brian Johnson’s possible hearing loss.
The band says in a statement that doctors have advised the “Back in Black” singer to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.
The group’s shows beginning Thursday in Atlanta through April 4 in New York are being rescheduled for later in the year — likely with a guest vocalist.
AC/DC’s upcoming performance on March 26, at The Q in Cleveland is one of the concert locations postponed.
AC/DC opened the most recent U.S. leg of its “Rock or Bust” tour Feb. 2 in Tacoma, Washington.
The band is scheduled to begin a European leg May 7 in Lisbon, Portugal.
According to the band’s web site, the following shows will be rescheduled.
March 8 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
March 11 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – BB&T Center
March 14 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
March 17 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
March 20 – Detroit, MI – The Palace
March 23 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
March 26 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
March 29 – Buffalo, NY – First Niagara Center
April 1 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
April 4 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden