Malcolm Young was born on 6 January 1953. He is a Scottish born Australian guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter.
Biography and Career
In 1963, Malcolm Young's parents, William and Margaret emigrated from Glasgow, Scotland to Sydney, Australia with their children George, Margaret, Malcolm and Angus They eventually settled in the suburb of Burwood.
Malcom's elder brother George Young's rock group, The Easybeats, achieved many number 1 hits in Australia between, 1965 - 1968 and achieved international success.
Malcolm first played with a Newcastle, New South Wales band called The Velvet Underground. In 1973, Malcolm alongwith his brother Angus founded ACDC, when Malcolm was 20 years old and Angus was 18.
They began national touring with singer Dave Evans in 1974.
n 1976, ACDC relocated to the UK and began a heavy schedule of international touring and recording. In 1980, they recorded their biggest selling album Back in Black with singer Brian Johnson.
During 1988, Malcolm Young missed the band's tour in a bid to stop his drinking problem and eventually he got over his drinking problem and returned to the band.
Malcolm Young is regarded as a leading rock exponent of rhythm guitar. Young is the subject of a song and album title by Australian punk rock band Frenzal Rhomb: Forever Malcolm Young.
Malcolm married his wife Linda early on in his career and has had one daughter Cara was born during the recording sessions of Back in Black and a son Ross in 1982 with her. He spends most of the year living in the UK, returning to Oncaparinga, his home in East Balmain, Sydney.
Birth Name: Malcolm Mitchell Young
Birth: 6 January 1953
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