AC/DC superstar Brian Johnson is a rock n' roll doctor
Posted: 10 Jul 2014
Tyneside singing legend Brian Johnson has received an honorary degree in music from Northumbria University.
The AC/DC frontman - born and raised in Dunston - said: "Its a wonderful thing to be recognised this way. I'm so proud and honoured."
Brian, who lives in Florida these days, is about to take AC/DC back on the road after the band completed their 15th studio album.
He added: "I know you are not supposed to shout about this kind of thing but when I get back to America I'm going to advertise the fact that I'm a doctor by putting some new number plates on my cars - ROCDOC1, ROCDOC2 and ROCDOC3. That's how proud I am of this honour."
* Read all about Brian's favourite places in his native North East in the best-selling book My North East. Available online for £20 plus p&p at www.my-northeast.co.uk