New AC/DC single hits Web and radio
Song also tapped for 'Criminal Minds' promo, episodeNEW YORK -- AC/DC's first new single in eight years, "Rock'n'Roll Train," hit the band's Web site and U.S. radio outlets Thursday. A video for the song was shot Aug. 15 in London and will premiere next month.
A few stations jumped the gun yesterday and spun the track, including KCBS and KLOS Los Angeles, according to Nielsen BDS.
"Rock'n'Roll Train" will be utilized in promo ads for the CBS show "Criminal Minds" beginning Sept. 1. It also will appear in the Oct. 22 installment of the series.
Verizon has the exclusive on the "Rock'n'Roll Train" ringtone via its online media store. AC/DC's music remains unavailable at Apple's iTunes Music Store.
"Rock'n'Roll Train" heralds the Oct. 20 U.S. release of "Black Ice," which will be sold exclusively via Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores, as well as ACDC.com.
An extensive tour is set to begin in October, with dates to be announced.