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.” AC/DC wrote in a statement. Malcolm Young last performed live with AC/DC when their tour for 2008’s Black Ice concluded in June 2010 with a concert in Bilbao, Spain. Malcolm and Angus Young served as the band’s main creative force, crafting the unmistakable riffs that would make AC/DC one of the biggest bands in music.
Malcom was best known for the powerhouse riffs and rhythm guitar.Together, the brothers created the music for hits like “Back in Black,” “Hells Bells,” “Highway to Hell,” “Thunderstruck,” “For Those About to Rock (We Salute You),” “You Shook Me All Night Long” and dozens more. With over 110 million albums sold, AC/DC is also the best-selling Australian act of all time. Fans and friends of Young have been posting their tributes to the popular musician on social media. Tom Morello described him as the “#1 greatest rhythm guitarist in the entire history of rock n roll.”