The sad news was shared by the band members in social networks. Malcolm young played in the iconic rock band for more than forty years. Fans expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of the artist.
Guitarist Malcolm young has died November 18. This was reported by the participants of the group AC/DC with the help of social networks. Brother of actor Angus, who was also behind the creation of the legendary team announced a serious illness of a relative. According to him, the cult musician was suffering from dementia and passed away quietly surrounded by loved ones.
“I can’t Express what it meant brother in my life. We had a unique bond, we worked together throughout life. He left a huge legacy that will live forever,” – said in an official statement.
The news shocked fans of the team. They were quick to Express condolences to the family of the musician. “It’s just awful. I didn’t even know that Malcolm was sick”, “the rock World has lost another legend”, “So leave the idols, quietly, without fanfare,” wrote the fans of the band.
Angus young asked fans not to bring flowers to the house of the deceased brother. It encourages better to donate to charity and help those who need it.
“Expressing gratitude to all for their support and sincere condolences. The family requests that you respect their privacy at this time of grief and sorrow. Relatives are asked to help the Salvation Army and not to spend money on flowers and candles,” – said in an official statement.
Brothers Angus and Malcolm young founded the band AC/DC in 1973. Pretty quickly the group became incredibly popular. In 44 years of existence, the rock band, the actors gave hundreds of concerts worldwide.
Malcolm young left AC/DC in 2014. Because developed dementia the man was hard to remember their parts, therefore, before every concert he had to learn the songs from scratch.
Many musicians were shocked by the sudden death of the legendary guitarist. So, Shura from group “b-2” shared his thoughts on the passing of young.
“This group, who brought a jet to rock-n-roll. They are so famously the song played! It’s a pity, because the band is cool. Of course, very sorry,” – said Shura.
The soloist of group DDT Yuri Shevchuk told the “REN-TV”, which for many years was a fan of the legendary band. He noted that AC/DC was not a single bad song.
It is not known when and where will take place farewell to the musician. Most likely, Malcolm young will be buried at home in Australia, where his family lived.