Yesterday, AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young passed away at the age of 64. He suffered from a three-year battle with dementia.


Artists and fans alike have begun paying their respects to the fallen rocker:

RIP Malcolm Young. Thank you for your incredible contributions…

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Dave Grohl took to the Foo Fighter’s Instagram to tell his story of Young:

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“37 years ago, my friend Larry Hinkle and I went to see a midnight movie on a Friday night at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C. It was 1980. We were 11 years old. The movie was Let There Be Rock, and it changed my life.

That film, a live AC/DC performance from Paris, 1979 is everything that live rock and roll should be – sweaty, loose, loud. A relentless performance from the perfect band. It was the first time I lost control to music, the first time I wanted to be in a band. I didn’t want to play my guitar anymore, I wanted to smash it.

Thank you Malcolm for the songs and the feel and the cool and the years of losing control to your rock and roll. I will do just that tonight, for you.

Malcolm Young RIP – Dave”


The Foo opened their show last night in Mexico City with AC/DC’s “Let There Be Rock”.


Later on in the show, while performing “The Pretender”, the band added in bits of “Who Made Who” and “The Rocker.”

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