The Leak, NYC and LA Events, and more...
AC/DC's new album, "Black Ice" available for streaming in its entirety on VH1's The Leak. The CD will be available for purchase starting Monday, October 20 and sold in the U.S. exclusively at Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and ACDC.com.
Events surrounding AC/DC's "Black Ice" launch have been announced for New York and Los Angeles this week, bringing fans a first taste in the countdown to the excitement of "Black Ice"'s release date. Fully decked-out interactive "Black Ice" trucks and "pop-up" stores will enhance the fan experience to new heights.
Beginning Thursday, October 16, AC/DC fans will be able to visit the "Black Ice" trucks in various locations (see schedule below) to listen to the "Black Ice" album in full, try out the yet-to-be-released AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack video game and compete for AC/DC concert tickets amongst like-minded super-fans. Fans are invited to join the celebration at Times Square on Sunday, October 19 where Wal-Mart and MTV will unveil the AC/DC Rock Band-branded store, selling the first copies of "Black Ice" available to the public (which will be on-sale from the nearby "Black Ice" truck as well).
The details are as follows:
New York locations:
Oct. 16 - 12PM - 8PM - Union Square West @ 15th Street
Oct. 17 - 9 AM - 6 PM - Military Island (Times Square - Broadway and 7th Ave)
Oct. 18 - Roving New York
Oct. 19 - 9 PM â€“ 2 AM - Wal-Mart & MTV â€œPop Upâ€ store at Times Square (Album release 12:01 am)
Oct. 20 - 12PM - 8PM - Times Square (Broadway btwn 44th and 55th Streets)
Oct. 21 - 12PM - 8PM - Spring Street btwn Broadway and Mercer (Soho)
Oct. 22 - 12PM - 8PM - Broadway btwn 66th and 67th Streets
Los Angeles locations:
Oct. 16 - 12PM - 8PM - Hollywood & Highland
Oct. 17 - 12PM - 8PM - 3rd Street Promenade (3rd Street btwn Santa Monica Blvd and Arizona Ave)
Oct. 18 - Sit n Sleep (Magnolia Street)
Oct. 19 - 10PM â€“ 2AM - Grumman's Chinese Theatre
Oct. 20 - 12PM - 8PM - Hollywood & Highland (Album release 12:01 am)
Oct. 21 - 12PM - 8PM - 3rd Street Promenade
Oct. 22 - 12PM - 8PM - Westwood Village (Broxton Ave)