Former AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has paid tribute to the band’s co-founder and ex-guitarist Malcolm Young who has died aged 64.
Read what Brian Johnson said to ITV:
“For 32 years we stood side by side on stage. I am saddened by the passing of my friend Malcolm Young, I can’t believe he’s gone.
We had such great times on the road. I was always aware that he was a genius on guitar, his riffs have become legend, as has he. I send out my love and sympathy to his wife Linda, his children Kara and Ross, and Angus, who will all be devastated, as we all are. He has left a legacy that I don’t think many can match.
He never liked the celebrity side of fame, he was too humble for that. He was the man who created AC/DC because he said there was no Rock & Roll out there.
I am proud to have known him and call him a friend, and I’m going to miss him so much. I salute you, Malcolm Young.”
Guitarist Malcolm Young, one of the founders of AC / DC, died in this Saturday, November 18, at age 64. Malcolm had been suffering from dementia for years. In 2014, he moved away from AC / DC because of that. He died only a month after his older brother George Young (see here).
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