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AC/DC Founding Member Malcolm Young Has Died

Young died peacefully with his family by his side. He had lived with dementia for several years.
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AC/DC Founding Member Malcolm Young Has Died

Malcolm Young, co-founder and guitarist of AC/DC, has died. He was 64 years old. 

Young died peacefully with his family by his side. The world-renowned rocker had lived with dementia for several years.

AC/DC announced Young's passing Saturday, calling him a "visionary" and commending his dedication to the band.

His brother Angus, lead guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, said it's "hard to express in words what he has meant to me during my life."

As a member of AC/DC, Young was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. He was known for his expert musicianship, particularly his skills as a rhythm guitarist.

Young is survived by his wife and two children.