Is Axl Rose about to join AC/DC?

One DJ claims he's heard he is.
Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose could be set to fill in as the frontman of AC/DC, according to reports.

The legendary rock band recently rescheduled a handful of US live shows after singer Brian Johnson was advised by doctors to “stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.”

AC/DC issued a statement shortly afterwards suggesting they’d still play the dates later in the year, with a guest stepping in to front the band.

Now, Atlanta radio DJ Jason Bailey is claiming he’s heard from a “very very good source” that Axl Rose will join the band for the shows, after being flown in to the city to audition.

“This is what I’m being told, Axl was meeting with the AC/DC group, because it’s all but a done deal that Axl will front AC/DC for the ten remaining shows. All ten, including Atlanta,” the Atlanta Radio 100.5 DJ is quoted as saying.

“From what I was told, this was all kind of new inside information to me, Angus is a very black and white guy. He’s like, Brian, for health reasons, can’t continue fronting the band. He was supposed to retire after the last tour, so they wanted to continue going out on the road and continue making music, so if you can’t do it, we appreciate your services, but the show must go on.”

“They’re in town, they were auditioning people for the job, and then they flew Axl in, again, this is from my source.”

The news is backed up by fansite GnR Truth, who also claim Rose has been in Atlanta recently.

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