Malcolm Young Tribute Stars Memory-Loss Patients; New Photos of AC/DC Guitarist Emerge
Last fall, AC/DC confirmed that they’d be putting out a new album called Rock or Bust and that Malcolm Young would no longer be in the band. After that announcement, rumors spread of why that would be until Young’s family confirmed that the guitarist has been suffering from dementia.
Since his departure, many people have been paying tribute to the musician, singer Brian Johnson said the whole band is making music and touring this go-round in honor of him, Anthrax’s Scott Ian called Young the ‘greatest rhythm guitar player’ in an exclusive Loudwire interview (which you can watch here) and now Brazil’s largest rock radio station, 89FM, has made a video in his honor.
In the clip above, watch as patients who are suffering from dementia and other types of degenerative conditions (similar to Young's) listen to AC/DC songs and riffs played by Malcolm and react to the music. It’s a powerful visual to watch. The clip ends with a statement from the station that Young’s “music will always be stronger than” his disease and for people who watch the video to use “#UnforgettableRiffs” to spread the love for Young.
The guitarist is currently being cared for in Sydney, Australia. On Monday, Daily Mail published photos of the guitarist being helped by another man while on a walk. See one picture in the tweet below and head here to see more photos.
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