Jacob Mendez
Jacob Mendez

“This video will blow your mind.” GayC/DC with an all-star cast in “Highway To Hell”

Operating since 2013 GayC/DC performs songs AC/DC, weaving homosexual themes into them. However, the American tribute band presents a slightly different image from its idols on stage and in music videos, reminding that it is the only gay band in the world playing AC/DC songs. Hence, there is no shortage of tight shirts, jewelry and makeup.

Track “Highway To Hell” (check!) musicians dedicated it to the guitarist who died suddenly Clint Yeager – it was the last song they recorded with him.

“The loss of Clint was a huge blow to the band and each of us personally. He was my long-time friend before he even joined the band,” says the vocalist Chris Freeman. Eventually, after a few months of loose cooperation, Yeager was replaced permanently Patrick Goodwinwith whom Freeman performed years ago in Pansy Division.

“Knowing how big of an AC/DC fan he is, I knew he could handle anything – and he did! He blew us all away. The biggest obstacle was that he lived in Denver. But we knew we just had to deal with it. We knew that he will be the person who will help us move forward,” emphasizes the GayC/DC vocalist.

Now the music video “Highway To Hell” has been released online, featuring hard rock stars: Johnny Martin (bass L.A. Guns), dUg Pinnick (leader King’s X) i John Bush (frontman Armored Saint and former vocalist Anthrax).

“This video will knock you to the ground and not only make your head explode,” laughs Johnny Martin, who has known GayC/DC musicians for a long time. “When they said they needed me to play a geek, I knew I was born to be in it.”

Chris Freeman emphasizes that they planned to make a funny clip that is a cross between the 80s and the movie “From Dusk Till Dawn” by Robert Rodriguez (the author of the script was Quentin Tarantino).

The music video was directed by Frank Meyer (director, journalist and musician known for Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs and Fear).

The GayC/DC vocalist believes that the release of the “Highway To Hell” clip allows them to close an old chapter ended with the death of Clint Yeager and open a new one, with Patrick Goodwin. Let us recall that the album “Highway To Hell” released in 1979 was the last AC/DC album with Bon Scott as a vocalist, who died in February 1980 at the age of only 33. He became his successor in the line-up of the hard rock legend Brian Johnsonwho sings to this day.