Brothers Malcolm Young, George Young and Angus Young, 2012 (photo from Facebook)
AC/DC are ending their 41 year career on a terribly sad note.
Plans were underway for a new studio album, their first since 2008′s monumental Black Ice, and a ’40th Anniversary’ world tour, 40 huge shows across the globe.
More than a month ago, founding member, rhythm guitarist, co-producer and co-songwriter Malcolm Young had a stroke, which left a blood clot on his brain.
I just can’t get into geezer rock. Watching grampies like this stumble around on stage while the audience, in walkers and attached oxygen bottles, tries to recreate the dance moves of their youth, reminds me too poignantly of my own mortality. The one exception to this rule I made in recent years, for Bob Dylan, was such a disaster it only reinforced my distaste for this sort of dinosaur nostalgia.
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