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Good news AC/DC fans, Brian Johnson’s hearing is showing improvement

AC/DC’s frontman Brian Johnson, who had to drop out of the band’s current tour because of a hearing condition, says things are going in positive direction.

music Updated: Jun 07, 2016 19:09 IST
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson performs during their first concert in Australia on their 'Rock or Bust' world tour in Sydney.
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson performs during their first concert in Australia on their 'Rock or Bust' world tour in Sydney.(REUTERS)

AC/DC’s frontman Brian Johnson, who had to drop out of the band’s current tour because of a hearing condition, says things are going in positive direction.

Johnson, 68, recently tried Stephen Ambrose’s ADEL hearing technology, and Ambrose shared an update from Johnson saying, “It works,” reported Entertainment Weekly.

This file photo shows English singer Brian Johnson, of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, performing on the stage of the Stade de France during their Rock or Burst World Tour,in Saint-Denis, France Veteran AC/DC singer Brian Johnson vowed April 19, 2016 that his music career was not over after his increasingly serious hearing problems led the band to replace him with Axl Rose. (AFP)

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“I was really moved and amazed to be able to hear music again like I haven’t heard for several years now. I can’t wait for it to be miniaturized so I can use it in every situation from normal communication, going out to noisy restaurants, to performing live music on stage,” Johnson said in a statement.

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Despite the severity of his hearing loss, he had previously clarified that he is not retiring.

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