Axl Rose Teams Up With Billy Joel To Cover AC/DC Classic

Axl Rose made a surprise appearance at Billy Joel’s Minneapolis concert on Friday night, joining the Piano Man onstage to duet on a cover of AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” and Joel’s “Big Shot”.

In the fan-shot video (above), the Guns N’ Roses frontman sings along with Joel, who handles piano duties, as they rip into the heavy metal classic.

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As Rolling Stone reminds, Joel has made “Highway to Hell” a staple of his live shows in recent years, with his longtime roadie — nicknamed “Chainsaw” — handling the lead vocals. Rose, on the other hand, is also no stranger to the song, having filled in for longtime AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson when vocal problems forced him to take a leave of absence from the band in the middle of a tour last year.

This isn’t the first time that Rose has joined Joel for a surprise appearance to perform these songs. Back in May, the two performed the same tunes together at Dodger Stadium in L.A.

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