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Malcolm Young, co-founder and guitarist of AC/DC, died - Here

Malcolm Young, co-founder and guitarist of AC/DC, died - Here

"With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band", AC/DC posted on its Facebook page late on November 18.

"It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Malcolm Young, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother", read a statement posted to the band's website. In another publication, Angus Young also wanted to express a tribute to this " perfectionist", " this unique man ".

Van Halen called Saturday, the day AC/DC announced Young's death, "a sad day in rock and roll".

In an additional statement to Australia's SBS, the band said that Malcolm Young died peacefully Saturday with his family by his side.

While Angus' schoolboy outfit and onstage aggression made him the focal point of the band throughout its career, his older brother's crushing rhythm guitar anchored the band musically, and his no-nonsense toughness anchored it in virtually every other way. He leaves behind an enormous legacy that will live on forever. Within three years and with vocalist Bon Scott as its frontman, AC/DC had become one of Australia's top acts, with two albums (High Voltage and T.N.T.) under its belt, and the group moved to London to pursue global fame. He wanted the band to continue the tour. Singer Brian Johnson joined the band in Scott's stead; when Back in Black was released, it went to No. 4 on the Billboard album chart, and eventually sold 22 million copies in the US alone.

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Malcolm's brother and bandmate Angus Young opened up in a heartfelt post on the official AC/DC Facebook account, sharing the impact his brother had both professionally and personally.

"Malcolm Young was my friend and the heart and soul of AC/DC".

Young started AC/DC in 1973 with his brother, fellow guitarist Angus.

"Malcolm was always very organised [so] it was kind of odd".

Malcolm is survived by his wife O'Linda, children Cara and Ross, three grandchildren, a sister and a brother, the band said. George Young had served as producer to AC/DC and guitarist for the band Easybeats.

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