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RIP Malcolm Young
« on: November 18, 2017, 10:16:27 AM »
A month ago George Young passed away. Today the sad news came that Malcolm Young died.
A huge loss for the family. But also for AC/DC fans across the globe...

Rest In Peace Malcolm.
And thank you for all the great riffs and songs.

« Last Edit: November 18, 2017, 11:48:18 AM by Basvarken »

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2017, 02:03:02 PM »
Better to be out of all that fog in his mind... rip... :sad:
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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2017, 02:45:48 PM »
Better to be out of all that fog in his mind... rip... :sad:

Bittersweet but ultimately true. I hope we can come up with cures for this stuff in the near future.

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2017, 04:00:04 PM »
I think their older brother George (The Easybeats) passed awa y recently too.
RIP

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2017, 06:14:30 PM »
Very sad, but not unexpected.

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2017, 12:39:18 AM »
I think their older brother George (The Easybeats) passed awa y recently too.
RIP

That's what I wrote in the opening sentence of this topic.

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2017, 02:01:36 AM »
Some of the loss feels handled already considering his prior condition but still sad of course. RIP and thanks for all the inspiration Mal. Fantastic guitarplayer who never strayed away from the path once he had set it out.

I read a rare (since Malcolm rarely did interviews like that) ca '93 interview reissued in Classic Rock a few years ago where there was a real struggle to get anything out of him. When Malcolm revealed that he saw Led Zeppelin live in the 70's there was hope for getting some answers what he thought of them. Only answer: "Nah, the singer was a blonde fellar. Bit of a poser."

Same with modern (at the time) music. The journalist again lit his hopes up when on the question if Malcolm had listened to any modern music, he after some thought says: "My daughter listens to this band Nirveeaanah (Aussie accent)." Question: "So what do you think about them"
Answer: "Nah, the singer's a blonde fellar. Bit of of a poser"

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2017, 03:03:25 AM »
Haha, brilliant! :thumbsup:

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2017, 07:39:59 AM »
That's what I wrote in the opening sentence of this topic.
OOPS!  :rolleyes:

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2017, 08:41:33 PM »
Sounds like Malcolm was a man of few words.

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2017, 10:15:17 PM »
One of my favorite riffs. What a sound from that Gretsch too. Goodbye Malcolm, thanks.



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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2017, 11:16:20 PM »
Thanks for everything, Mal.

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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2017, 03:55:05 PM »
Thanks for reminding people that there is such a thing as rhythm guitar.

You dressed better than your little brother too.
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Re: RIP Malcolm Young
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2017, 06:55:28 PM »
Thanks for reminding people that there is such a thing as rhythm guitar.

You dressed better than your little brother too.

 I always liked him the better of the two, total soldier of a player. RIP Mal.
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