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Rock Band to play at Olympic Stadium

acdcRock band AC/DC will be the first band to perform at the former Olympic Stadium next Summer before West Ham move in to their new home in August.

The Australian band, whose hits include Thunderstruck and Highway to Hell, will perform in a concert there as part of the European leg of their “Rock or Bust” tour.

The June concert will be the first major musical event to be held at the former Olympic Stadium at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

AC/DC’s recent concert at the Western Springs Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand,ย sparked a major row over noise pollution. The set by the Australian musicians could be heard four miles (6.5km) away across Waitemata Harbour in Birkenhead. The heavy metal band were measured at 103 decibels and their loud music set off numerous car alarms outside the venue, which holds 30,000 spectators. The combined efforts of the band were louder than recent performers Foo Fighters (98 decibels), Eminem (101 decibels) and the Big Day Out Festival (101 decibels ).

Residents of Stratford beware!

 

 

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

6 comments on “Rock Band to play at Olympic Stadium

  1. That’s what the hippo policy was !!!!
    HIGHWAY TO HELL !!!!
    That’s exactly what it felt like !!!!!

    Great track though !!!!

  2. 2 Scots, 2 English & 1 welshman = Great Aussie band.. I lived down under for several years and they hate it when you point it out to them – I pointed it out every time they wound me up about the cricket ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Well we are an English colony aren’t we?

      • ha ha ๐Ÿ™‚ — well not anymore mate but its a great place to live though. Im lucky to have spent 6 wonderful years there & I didnt really want to leave BUT its such a long way from friends, family & West Ham ๐Ÿ˜€

        • My dream is to get to London to see the Hammers in person.By the time I get there A.Carroll will be on a pension. That may be sooner than we think.Ha ha.If the gaffer reads this he might well say “that idiot from the colony is banging on about A.C again” Ha ha

  3. Rock and Roll ain’t “noise pollution” ๐Ÿ™‚

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