So how many (crazy) people do you know who take a 450 km car ride (alone) all the way to Vienna, stay at the Hilton hotel (no doubt Paris will thank me for the $$$ I paid for a single room!) in a room that gives out right on the Danube river, walk 300 metres to the Ernst Happel stadium (the ex Prater), site of last year's European championship final, and take in, again, AC/DC along with some 60,000 fans? Probably not too many I'd say.
Yes, some 30 years after my first visit to the Austrian capital, there I was Sunday nite again hopping and bopping to "Highway To Hell" with kids, teenagers, adults and even folks much older than me (I felt like at a reunion of the Hell’s Angels: this is probably THE first concert out of 185 so far that most ¾ of the fans present were walking around—including me—with all types of AC/DC t-shirts, even those going back as far as 1991 and their Monsters of Rock tour which I saw in Modena together with Sepultura, Black Crowes and Metallica!).
But what another great and grand performance by Angus and the boys, capped off by a magnificent Viennese evening, about 25 degrees. This concert was more spectacular than the one in
What a difference though in cultures: security in
Perhaps it's given me age but there are few things that I can think of which turn me crank as much as being surrounded by 60,000 people ALL singing (me included) “Highway To Hell”! What another great, great evening together with AC/DC.
The opening bands were two this time, including a woman, a German I believe, by the name of Claudia Cane (the other group was The Answer which also backed up AC/DC in
A great Sunday night in