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  • AC/DC Say Malcolm Young Struggled With Dementia During Last Tour
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    AC/DC Say Malcolm Young Struggled With Dementia During Last Tour

    Legendary rockers AC/DC, have revealed that founding guitarist Malcolm Young, who was forced to retire earlier this year due to illness, had already begun to show signs of dementia back in 2008, when the band where on a record-breaking world tour in support of their 15th studio album, Black Ice. Speaking to The Guardian this

  • Malcolm Young Family, Management Confirm Guitarist’s Dementia
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    Malcolm Young Family, Management Confirm Guitarist’s Dementia

    Last week, it was reported that AC/DC guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young had retired from the legendary group after being taken into care for dementia. The claims by sources connected to the Young family have now been verified by Young’s family and the band’s Australian management. “Malcolm is suffering from dementia and the family

  • Malcolm Young Reportedly In Care For Dementia
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    Malcolm Young Reportedly In Care For Dementia

    Former AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is reportedly suffering from dementia and being cared for in a Sydney nursing home. The Australian rock giant’s retirement from the band was announced on Wednesday, and attributed to an undisclosed illness. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that “sources connected to the Young family” claim that Malcolm, 61, has been

  • AC/DC Biographer “Not Expecting” Malcolm Young’s Return
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    AC/DC Biographer “Not Expecting” Malcolm Young’s Return

    Australian journalist and AC/DC biographer Jesse Fink says he’s “not expecting” to see Malcolm Young return to the group. The author of the new book The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC would not comment on the longtime guitarist’s condition, but said that his current illness will be keeping him sidelined. “I’m not expecting to

  • AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Hospitalised, Says Frontman
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    AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Hospitalised, Says Frontman

    AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has given fans an update on the condition of bandmate Malcolm Young, confirming that the ailing guitarist is currently in hospital. Johnson addressed Young’s much-publicised health battles during a recent interview about the hard rock icons’ upcoming new album. The frontman confirmed in the interview with Classic Rock magazine that the

  • Angus And Malcolm Young’s Pre-AC/DC Single Had Lots Of Sax Appeal
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    Angus And Malcolm Young’s Pre-AC/DC Single Had Lots Of Sax Appeal

    Before they were hard rock legends, before they were one of the world’s biggest bands, and before everyone was wondering whether or not they’d split up, AC/DC was merely an idea in the heads of Sydney brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who were playing in the Marcus Hook Roll Band. The group featured their brothers

  • Who’s Filling In For Malcolm Young On AC/DC’s New Album?
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    Who’s Filling In For Malcolm Young On AC/DC’s New Album?

    With AC/DC announcing they are going ahead with making music, despite Malcolm Young taking leave from the band due to illness, the question on everyone’s lips is, “Who’s going to be taking his place?” Speculation is now rife that Malcolm’s nephew Stevie Young will be picking up his uncle’s Gretsch and joining the AC/DC lineup

  • AC/DC Address Malcolm Young Ill-Health Rumours
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    AC/DC Address Malcolm Young Ill-Health Rumours

    Following initial comments by frontman Brian Johnson to The Telegraph, Australian hard rock group AC/DC have released their first official statement regarding the state of guitarist Malcolm Young. According to the dispatch, Young is suffering from ill-health and will take a break from AC/DC. “After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding

  • Are These Australia’s 25 Best Guitarists?
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    Are These Australia’s 25 Best Guitarists?

    The coveted ‘Greatest Guitarist of all Time’ throne has been awarded to many a musician over the years, it’s really all a matter of who you ask. Most recently, News Corp decided to poll Australia’s best guitarists, a feat previously attempted by Australian Guitar Magazine back in 2012. While AGM‘s top spot went to the

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