Malcolm Young, (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017), who co-founded the Australian rock legends AC/DC died this Saturday. Mitchell Young has been battling with dementia for three years until his death. His health issues forced him to retire from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Young was one of eight offspring of Scottish couple William and Margaret Young, Malcolm Mitchell Young. He was conceived in Glasgow on 6 January 1953. In 1963, he emigrated from Scotland to Australia, settling in Sydney with his folks, siblings George and Angus, and more established sister Margaret.
He established AC/DC in November 1973, and soon requested that Angus join when they were 20 and 18 years of age separately.
AC/DC moved to the UK in 1976, and started an overwhelming calendar of worldwide touring and recording. The initial six albums of the band were produced by Harry Vanda and George Young ex-Easybeats Angus and Malcolm’s sibling. They were likewise the generation group behind the Marcus Hook Roll Band.
After the passing of lead vocalist Bon Scott in 1980, they recorded their greatest best selling album Back in Black with artist Brian Johnson.
The Sydney Morning Herald revealed On 26 September 2014,that Young had dementia and had been admitted to a nursing home.
A source near Young was cited in this article as saying that he had “complete loss of short-term memory”
Malcolm young was also diagnosed to have lung tumor. It was dealt with at a beginning period, so surgery was successful and the cancer was expelled. He likewise had an unspecified heart issue and wore a pacemaker till his death.
AC/DC wrote in a statement “Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young.”
“As his brother it is hard to express in words what he has meant to me during my life, the bond we had was unique and very special. He leaves behind an enormous legacy that will live on forever. Malcolm, job well done,” Angus Young.