Legendary Journey singer Steve Perry had a recent conversation with Joe Benson of Ultimate Classic Rock Nights Radio. They discussed the untold story of how AC/DC surpassed them way back in 1973.
Here is his statement:
“It was this new band and everybody said they were really rocking. “I was showing up the last 10 minutes of every show. I’m trying to sing all my stuff and warm up, and I hear this, ‘I’m a problem child!’ I said, ‘What the hell is that?’
And I run out and I see Bon Scott just layin’ in down, and the brothers are driving, and the audience has their fists in the air, just shaking in time with the music.
I was stunned. I just said, ‘This is unbelievable. What is this?’ And then I had to follow this band? Go out there, sing ‘Wheel in the Sky?’ What am I doing? They’re killing me here!
They made us play better, man. They spanked us bad – I’m being honest with ya, they spanked us a good one, and any band member will admit that. We had to learn how to play all these Journey songs, that we originally wrote, with a new intensity.”
Recently legendary rock band AC/DC posted on social media for the first time in almost 2 years. They have strongly hinted at new activity from the band. AC/DC posted a short 8-second video on Facebook celebrating the 40th anniversary of their highly successful album ‘Highway To Hell’. Whether it’s 40th-anniversary tour celebrating ‘Highway To Hell’ or a new album. Only time will tell. We may also have a new album coming soon. Only time will tell! AC/DC was in the midst of making — or at least planning — another album, with Rudd and Johnson both back in the lineup. Online reports have also indicated Angus Young will dedicate the new AC/DC album to his late brother.