Published Nov 07, 2008With their latest album, Black Ice, now available, AC/DC are in the midst of a large international tour to promote the album. Leading up to their upcoming Vancouver date, the citys mayor Sam Sullivan appeared on 99.3 The Fox to announce that November 28 will be declared "AC/DC Day in Vancouver, in honour of the bands gig at General Motors Place that night.
While the announcement came across as tongue-in-cheek, it still came from a place of sincerity. The band recorded their chart-topping new album at Vancouvers legendary Mushroom Studios, which runs deep in the citys roots. Declaring "AC/DC Day is all part of bigger plan to emphasize Vancouvers place in the arts. "We're going to be hosting the Junos this year [on March 29] and put a lot of effort into getting them here and that's a great showcase for this industry, Sullivan told The Province. "People come from all over the world to make their recordings, to make movies. The city is a hotbed of real great talent and we should celebrate that.
AC/DC "Black Ice