It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young.
Malcolm the no-nonsense rhythm guitarist co-founded AC/DC in 1973 with his brother Angus. Although born in Scotland the Young’s called Australia home from a young age, AC/DC went onto to be one of the most celebrated and acclaimed hard rock bands of all time.
Mostly content to let his brother Angus take the limelight on stage, Malcolm was no back seat driver he was the driving force responsible for a large degree of the band’s success, cowritting all of the bands major hits and underpinning the AC/DC signature sound by laying down tight bold granite like sheets of rhythm guitar. Whilst his physical presence at a height of 1.6 m, may not have been intimidating, make no mistake about Malcolm’s role in the band’s success.
Rest easy old son, Ride On………