Malcolm Young died from the effects of dementia on 18 November 2017.
13 Facts About Malcolm Young
Malcolm Young married Margaret, who was a housewife.
Malcolm Young played guitar on the 1974 release "Evie" by Stevie Wright, written and produced by Harry Vanda and George Young.
Malcolm Young played the guitar solo in Part One of the song.
Malcolm Young was in a short lived Newcastle-based band The Velvet Underground.
In one incident, Malcolm Young alleged that Geezer Butler pulled a knife on him, although Butler has since refuted that.
Malcolm Young eventually became sober and returned to the band.
Malcolm Young had an unspecified heart problem and had a pacemaker.
On 26 September 2014, The Sydney Morning Herald reported that Malcolm Young had been diagnosed with dementia and had been admitted to a nursing home where he could receive full-time care.
Malcolm Young's family confirmed four days later that he had dementia, saying that Malcolm Young "is suffering from dementia and the family thanks you for respecting their privacy".
Malcolm Young always kept track of the stuff we were writing together.
Malcolm Young died from the disease on 18 November 2017 at the age of 64, at Lulworth House in Elizabeth Bay.
In 2017, Gretsch guitars reissued the Gretsch G6131MY, a signature guitar based on Malcolm Young's modified 1963 Gretsch Jet Firebird.