AC DC leading man Malcolm Young passes away at 64

Sadly, over the weekend, another celebrity passed away.

This time, Malcolm Young, the founding member of AC/DC died at 64.

Young was suffering from dementia for three years.

He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He passed peacefully with family by his bedside.

Young was the key writer and leader of rock band, AC/DC. The band has consistently rocked arenas for over four decades, sold over 200 million albums, survived the loss of their first singer, and created the second best selling album of all-time behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” when they made “Back In Black.”

Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, 6-9 am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff, and can now be heard during the afternoon drive 3 to 5 pm at 88.7 The Pulse.