AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has been told to stop touring immediately of risk permanent deafness bringing AC/DC to an immediate halt.

AC/DC has been put on hold midway through their current North American tour with all upcoming shows postponed until later in the year. However, AC.DC warns that they will most likely make good the remaining shows with a “guest singer”. There is no hint as to who AC/DC could replace Johnson with.

In a statement the band advised:

AC/DC are forced to reschedule the 10 upcoming dates on the U.S. leg of their “Rock or Bust” World Tour. AC/DC’s lead singer, Brian Johnson, has been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.

Tomorrow’s show in Atlanta through Madison Square Garden in New York, NY in early April will be made up later in the year, likely with a guest vocalist. More information regarding these rescheduled shows to come. Current ticket holders can hold on to their tickets for the rescheduled dates or receive a refund at point of purchase.

March 8, Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena
March 11, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, BB&T Center
March 14, Greensboro, NC, Greensboro Coliseum
March 17, Washington, DC, Verizon Center
March 20, Detroit, MI, The Palace
March 23, Columbus, OH, Nationwide Arena
March 26, Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena
March 29, Buffalo, NY, First Niagara Center
April 1, Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
April 4, New York, NY, Madison Square Garden