AC/DC Co-Founder & Guitarist Malcolm Young Has Passed Away At The Age Of 64

AC/DC Malcolm Young

It is a sad day for music fans around the world. As announced by legendary rock band AC/DC in a statement, Malcolm Young has passed away. The co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the Australian outfit was suffering from dementia for the past three years that had also led to his retirement from the band. Known for crafting some of the biggest rock hits of all time including ‘Back in Black‘, ‘Highway to Hell‘ and ‘You Shook Me All Night Long‘, the veteran act was paid tribute by some of the industry’s biggest names including Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Queen guitarist Brian May and more.

Check out the band’s statement below.