GUNS N' ROSES Pay Tribute To MALCOLM YOUNG At Sacramento Show (Video)

November 20, 2017, 21 days ago

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GUNS N' ROSES Pay Tribute To MALCOLM YOUNG At Sacramento Show (Video)

During their November 18th show in Sacramento, CA, Guns N' Roses dedicated two staples of their live set - Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" and and AC/DC's "Whole Lotta Rosie" - to AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young, who passed away on the weekend. at the age of 64. Fan-filmed video is available below.

Malcolm Young died peacefully on Saturday, November 18th at age 64 with his family by his bedside. Following is a statement released by the band:

"Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young. Malcolm, along with Angus, was the founder and creator of AC/DC. With enormous dedication and commitment, he was the driving force behind the band. As a guitarist, songwriter and visionary, he was a perfectionist and a unique man. He always stuck to his guns and did and said exactly what he wanted. He took great pride in all that he endeavored. His loyalty to the fans was unsurpassed."

Young struggled with the onset of dementia for a period of time prior to being admitted to full-time nursing care in Sydney, Australia beginning in 2014.

Angus Young issued the following:

"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."

Members of the rock and metal community have paid tribute to Young and his enduring legacy:

 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


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