Recently, we came across this piece predicting who would step in as the front man of AC/DC and frankly, the title of this piece was inspired by that site’s #1 choice, Axl Rose. If it isn’t already obvious, we weren’t particularly fond of the list, so we decided to create our own, because why the heck not?
1. Chris Barnes
Six Feet Under has recorded more AC/DC songs than anyone other than AC/DC, and Chris Barnes’ throat is probably exactly as hashed as Brian Johnson’s, so why not? AC/DC’s first singer is already six feet under, so it’s a perfect fit.
2. Jorn Lande
He’s just the best there is, and he can do anything.
It’s pretty likely that you’ve never heard of this man, but I swear by all that is holy, you will not be disappointed if you go down that rabbit hole. He’s a genius poet and absolutely hilarious. In the above clip, hear his flawless AC/DC impression. “Pussy and whiskey, midgets and beer – I’ve been abused.”
Doro Pesch rips, has the perfect sound for AC/DC, and almost as important, the quintessential rock and roll look/attitude. Definitely the best woman for the job.
5. Rob Halford
This is more like a morbid curiosity of what could be a total clusterfuck, but at least Halford has the high range to pull something like that off. Here’s him talking about touring with AC/DC:
Never mind about it possibly being a clusterfuck – here’s a recreation of what it could be like – with the singer of a Judas Priest tribute singing with an AC/DC tribute band! The internet really came through on this one.
Actually, pretty damn convincing. This might be an ideal combination right here.
If you’ve got a better idea, let us know in the comments, though I can’t say we’ll agree with them.
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