AC/DC demonstrates to 60,000 individuals in Seville that their rock is indestructible | Culture | EUROtoday

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21.35. This begins. The chords of If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It) and it’s attainable that they are often heard even in Dos Hermanas. The decibel counting cellular software reaches the crimson stripe and the hand doesn’t cease vibrating hysterically. AC/DC thundered this Wednesday night time within the first of their concert events in a virtually full La Cartuja stadium in Seville: 60,000 individuals (the second recital is on June 1 and there are nonetheless some tickets left). There are few teams that play at such a brutal quantity, the amount required by the rudimentary rock of Australians. And it was seen that Angus Young endures. Pieces of AC/DC's scaffolding come off, but when the little large man resists, all the construction holds. His perspective in Let There Be Rock, In the ultimate stretch of the live performance, it supplied the second of the night time. With his white shirt dripping with sweat, shaking his legs below his college shorts, along with his fully white hair giving off indicators that there are few handles left to carry his hair, gasping like a fish that has been taken out of the water… He walked down the catwalk who left the stage and entered the dance flooring. It was positioned on a small platform and a platform raised it about ten meters. There, he simulated an epileptic seizure, fell to the bottom, carried out the rotating spasm, stood up, raised his arms, practiced Chuck Berry's duck stroll… You acquired drained simply seeing the bodily waste of this tiny 69-year-old man dressed as a schoolboy . And all this journey of about 20 minutes with out stopping fiendishly digging on the strings of his Gibson SG guitar. What viewers witnessed was a rock colossus in its purest type: Angus Young, a small human being pushed by an inexhaustible energy of power.

Tonight in Seville was an important celebration of rock, that style absent among the many most listened to on digital platforms, however which continues to draw hundreds of followers in live performance. And there isn’t a group that represents main rock greater than AC/DC, the style stripped of all fats, straight to the core. Rock minimalism that everybody knew the way to perceive in Seville: it was about shifting your legs, shaking your head and elevating your hand along with your index and little fingers stretched out. The concise guitar-bass-drums method. Nothing else.

An exception was the one who didn’t put on a t-shirt with the emblem of the 4 letters and the lightning bolt within the middle. Tall viewers, but in addition younger individuals. Families and twenty-something rockers “because my parents have played AC/DC albums for me since I was little.” If the gamers have been on the Bernabéu swiftiesin Seville the 'acedeceros' got here en masse.

Everyone was sending power to Brian Johnson. Johnson has not had that voice that shouted down buildings for years. As the live performance consumed songs, his voice grew to become weaker. On the large screens the courageous singer was seen struggling, clenching his fists, hitting his thighs along with his hand, desperately looking for air after grunting a verse. And he lasted the 2 and 1 / 4 hours of the live performance.

Angus was all the time to the rescue, along with his racing and his incendiary solos. And, above all, there are the songs, rock psalms which can be able to saving any live performance. All his hymns sounded: Thunderstruck, Hell Bells, Back In Black, High Voltage, Riff Raff… Just a few songs from their newest album, Power Up (2020). There is the cliché that each one AC/DC songs sound the identical. No: whoever says that doesn't perceive AC/DC, and he is aware of it. How to withstand the rhythmic sway of You Shook Me All Night Long. Or to the murderous refrain of Highway To Hell, already within the ultimate stretch.

Despite the absences (there’s solely Angus Young of those that performed on the primary albums), Johnson's brittle voice or the truth that nobody would put on a schoolboy swimsuit at 69 years previous, issues are what they’re: it was a improbable nice live performance by rock and roll.

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