AC/DC To Reunite with Former Drummer Chris Slade for Grammy Awards

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Brian Johnson of AC/DC performs on stage at Olympiahalle on March 27, 2009 in Munich, Germany. 

When AC/DC take the stage at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, from the looks of it former drummer Chris Slade will be joining the band for the performance.

Slade confirmed the news on Facebook.

"YES the drum stool is under OLD management! You will, I am sure know by now, CHRIS SLADE will re-join AC/DC for the GRAMMYS tomorrow Sunday 8th Feb and for their new ROCK OR BUST tour!" the statement reads on Facebook. Metal Insider first reported the news.

The post also included a message from Slade.

"This is an amazing opportunity for me, after all most people don't ever get to play with their favourite band once, let alone TWICE!" his statement reads. "I would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming support I have been shown personally, on the Facebook page and other social media, not one comment has gone unread and it has been very humbling, Thanks so much. We apologise for the secrecy, please understand this was for all the right reasons."

The band's former drummer Phil Rudd became estranged from the group when he was charged with threatening to kill an man in his employ back in late 2014.



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