How Did Malcolm Young Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Malcolm Young death

The guitarist Malcolm Young passed away at age 64, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Scottish rhythm guitarist and backup vocalist for the hard rock band AC/DC. He became a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his contributions to rock music.

He had two children with his wife Linda Young.

How did Malcolm Young die?

Dementia caused Malcolm Young's death in 2017.

Information about the death of Malcolm Young
Cause of deathDementia
Age of death64 years
BirthdayJanuary 6, 1953
Death dateNovember 18, 2017
Place of deathElizabeth Bay, Australia
Place of burialN/A


I’ve never felt like a pop star – this is a nine-to-five sort of gig. It comes from working in the factories, that world. You don’t forget it.

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I used to listen to the Beatles and Stones, whereas Angus was more into the heavier stuff – Cream, Hendrix – with the lead guitar.

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I’d listen to a song and say, ‘Hang on, I like that piano thing,’ so I’d play the guitar like that and get the vibe from it, and it just evolved from the get-go. It was pretty obvious what to do; You don’t think about rock n’ roll: you just do it.

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Angus has had a few swings at me, maybe two or three times in our whole career. But then it’s done, and it’s not gonna drag on, because it’s not worth it. We have to stick together. And we know that.

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I still feel very Scottish.

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