During a recent appearance on a radio show, Chile’s ‘Radio Zeta,’ former AC/DC singer Dave Evans talked about the latest shows of his former band, and he revealed what he really thinks about Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose, after the recent shows of the band.
When asked how it felt to be a member of one of the most legendary bands of all time, Dave Evans said that it felt great.
Dave also has shared his thoughts about AC/DC’s latest shows, including Guns N ‘Roses leader Axl Rose on vocals, instead of AC/DC singer Brian Johnson, who had to leave the tour due to a dangerous hearing loss.
Here’s what Dave Evans stated:
“It feels great. It feels fantastic. It’s amazing [to be] part of world rock history. There’s been quite a lot of players through AC/DC — way over 20, sort of thing — but there’s an exclusive club within those players: the five founding members of the band. There can only ever be five in that club, and I’m one of ’em. So, it’s fantastic.”
“Axl has been very, very successful — we all know that and anybody that’s successful you must take your hat off to; you must give respect to anybody that’s successful.
I know fans were upset when Axl was singing with AC/DC. But the thing is Brian wasn’t with the band anymore, for one reason or another, which I won’t go into, and Angus [Young, AC/DC guitarist] wanted to finish the tour, so he called on his friend. That’s all it was.
He just called on his friend to fill in. And Axl said, ‘Yeah, sure. Of course.’ Who wouldn’t? But fans got upset; they thought Axl had joined the band. But Axl never joined the band. He only helped out a friend. So AC/DC fans should know that — that he just helped out a friend, Angus. And it was Angus’s call. Angus could have cut the tour, but Angus wanted to play. He needed a singer. He asked his friend Axl. He could have asked anybody.
So the fans were upset for nothing, really, because he didn’t join the band; he just helped out his friend Angus.”
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