Watch AC/DC Play ‘If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)’ for the First Time Since 2003
As they go through their European tour with Axl Rose singing lead, AC/DC continue bringing more deeper cuts into their setlist. May 13, they played “If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)” at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille, France. You can watch it above.
According to setlist.fm, it was the first time the group have performed the song since Oct. 21, 2003 at the Carling Apollo Hammersmith in London. “If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)” originally appeared on their 1979 global breakthrough, Highway to Hell. A year earlier, the title had been used as the name of their first live album.
Last week, at the first night of the European leg in Lisbon, they gave tour debuts to “Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation,” which had also seen its last airing at the Hammersmith show in 2003, and “Riff Raff,” which hadn’t been performed since 1979. However, Guns N’ Roses played it with Angus Young during their set at the Coachella Festival last month, the day Rose's involvement with the band was announced.
This was the third of 12 stops for AC/DC. On Monday, they will play at Festivalpark in Werchter, Belgium, a show which saw 7,000 people ask for refunds upon the announcement that Rose would be fronting the band. They will wind up their European jaunt on June 12 in Aarhus, Denmark, after which Rose will return to Guns N’ Roses for a summer stadium tour. AC/DC have yet to announce the 10 U.S. dates that had to be postponed when longtime singer Brian Johnson’s hearing problems forced him to step down.
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