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Australian musician, songwriter and record producer George Young has died

George Young, the Scottish-born guitarist for Aussie rock icons The Easybeats  and a member of the Vanda & Young songwriting duo, has died Sunday aged 70. The Easybeats formed after Young met the Dutch-born Vanda at the Villawood migrant hostel in Sydney, where both families stayed after arriving in Australia.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Music

AC/DC co-founder Malcom Young dead Saturday at 64

Australian AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcom Young dead at 64, Saturday. He was suffering with dementia for the past three years. "Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young. (...)As a guitarist, songwriter and visionary he was a perfectionist and a unique man.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Music

The nominees for the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction class were announced

The nominees for the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction class were announced on October 4. Inductees for Rock Hall’s class of 2018 will be announced in December, with the ceremony, which takes place in New York, following in April. The ceremony will be broadcast on HBO as well as SiriusXM radio.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Music

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