Malcolm Young-R.I.P.

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  1. RedRiverII

    RedRiverII New Member

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    A loss once more, prayers sent.
     
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  2. Michael_DK

    Michael_DK New Member

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    Oh man :-(
     
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  3. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    Finally, rest for Malcom.

    Time to play Back in Black, the entire album.
     
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  4. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I'm with you....crank it to 10
     
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  5. toothace

    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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    Dang...
     
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  6. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    Sad news. Prayers for Angus, two older brothers passing within one month of each other.
     
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  7. WeFixFlats

    WeFixFlats Respect The Clave

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    What makes the sound of AC/DC the sound of rock? This latest rig rundown shows it all.

    And worth remembering his legacy and what Malcolm did for all those years to contributing to the group. Face it, who wouldn't want to play those power chords with Angus in front of 100's of thousands of people worldwide for decades?

    https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/24660-rig-rundown-acdc
     
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  8. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    Sad.
    I said this on the other thread... he was the King of the Rhythm Guitar.
     
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  9. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    I saw that earlier and actually shed a tear...
    At least his suffering is over.
    Those boys had one heck of a run, and built a legacy that will last a very long time...
     
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  10. flux

    flux feline dominated

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    This was the first story I saw this morning. Punch in the gut all the way around. Legendary rhythm fades out.
     
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  11. alantig

    alantig Santana-free since '63!

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    RIP, Malcolm.
     
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  12. Alan Manning

    Alan Manning Is It A Bird ! Is It A Plane ! Nah It's Only Me!!!

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    The gift that was Malcolm Young.
    R.I.P. Thanks for the memories.
     
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  13. Single_tone

    Single_tone New Member

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    I'm saddened by this news . Malcolm Young is a great loss to the hard rock music industry.
     
  14. GuitarDrummer

    GuitarDrummer Always learning more...

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    Last year, I had a special toggle "poker chip" made for my Gibson SG. RIP, Malcolm.

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  15. Lee B.

    Lee B. I stitch my wings and pull the strings.

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    Thursday night I was just watching some random playlists when "Long Way to the Top" came on. I haven't heard that one since I was a little kid in the 70s over at my cousin Marty's house, but I knew exactly who it was on the first two notes. Man, was Mal brilliant. If you ask a hard rock fan what the fifty greatest riffs of all time are, half the list would be AC/DC tunes. Rest well, sir.
     
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  16. mad monk

    mad monk Junior Mint

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    For many of the classic AC/DC riffs, Angus played what Malcolm wrote as the opening. I can't count how many times cover bands couldn't play an AC/DC song properly past the intro into the first verse. Once Malcolm and Angus played together, the guitar parts weren't the same.
    He was the master.
     
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  17. Lee B.

    Lee B. I stitch my wings and pull the strings.

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    I played some old AC/DC for my 10 year old tonight. She was head banging to Mal and Cliff’s opening riff on “Down Payment Blues” and singing along with Bon on the third chorus to “Long Way to the Top.” Man, it was cute. Too bad I was using the phone to play the songs, I could have recorded some of it.
     
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  18. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Bon Scott, a proud Kirriemuir man! The town being only about 7 miles from me is like a Mecca for AC/DC fans.
     
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