Angus Young

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Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and only constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC.wikipedia
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Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and only constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
AC/DC are an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1973 by Scottish-born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

Malcolm Young

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15 members of the Young family left Scotland by aeroplane in late June 1963 including fifth son, George (6 November 1946 – 22 October 2017), and younger brothers, Malcolm (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017) and Angus.
Though his younger brother Angus was the more visible of the brothers, Malcolm was described as the driving force and the leader of the band.

Alexander Young (musician)

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Another elder brother, Alex (28 December 1938 – 1997), stayed in the UK, and was later a member of London-based group, Grapefruit.
He was an elder brother of George Young, the rhythm guitarist and founding member of the Easybeats, as well as Malcolm and Angus Young, founding members of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, and the younger brother of Stephen Young, the father of Stevie Young, who is also a member of AC/DC.

Stevie Young

His oldest brother Stevie was the father of Stevie Young who in later years took over from Malcolm in AC/DC.
Young is the son of Stephen Crawford Young Sr. (1933–1989), who was the older brother of Angus, Malcolm, George, and Alex Young.

George Young (rock musician)

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15 members of the Young family left Scotland by aeroplane in late June 1963 including fifth son, George (6 November 1946 – 22 October 2017), and younger brothers, Malcolm (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017) and Angus.
Vanda and Young were also the producers of early work by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, formed by his younger brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

Grapefruit (band)

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Another elder brother, Alex (28 December 1938 – 1997), stayed in the UK, and was later a member of London-based group, Grapefruit.
In summer 1967, Doran, a longtime friend of Brian Epstein's and the new managing director of Apple Publishing, signed Scottish-born singer and bass guitarist George Alexander, born Alexander Young, the older brother of the Easybeats' guitarist/songwriter George Young (and also of Malcolm and Angus Young, both founding members of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC), to a publishing contract.

Larry Van Kriedt

Angus was on lead guitar, Malcolm on rhythm guitar, Colin Burgess on drums, Larry Van Kriedt on bass guitar and Dave Evans on vocals.
He is best known for being the original bassist for the rock band AC/DC around November 1973, joining Malcolm Young (rhythm guitar), Angus Young (lead guitar), Dave Evans (lead vocals) and Colin Burgess (drums).

Tales of Old Grand Daddy

The project released an album in Australia called Tales of Old Grand Daddy.
The album is noted for being the recording debut of future AC/DC founders Angus Young and Malcolm Young.

High Voltage (1975 album)

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AC/DC released their debut album, High Voltage, on 17 February 1975.
In November 1973, guitarists Malcolm Young and Angus Young formed AC/DC and recruited bassist Larry Van Kriedt, vocalist Dave Evans, and Colin Burgess, ex-Masters Apprentices drummer.

Marcus Hook Roll Band

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Both Angus and Malcolm Young were in a band with their brother George and his music partner Harry Vanda called Marcus Hook Roll Band.
The group is noted for featuring Malcolm Young and Angus Young prior to forming AC/DC.

Harry Vanda

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Initially staying at Villawood Migrant Hostel (a site later developed as Villawood Immigration Detention Centre) in Nissen huts, George Young met and became friends with another migrant, Harry Vanda.
AC/DC included George Young's brothers, guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young.

Brian Johnson

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Young and his other bandmates soon decided they should finish the work they had begun for their new album, so they recruited ex-Geordie singer Brian Johnson to replace Scott.
AC/DC lead guitarist and co-founder Angus Young recalled: "I remember Bon playing me Little Richard, and then telling me the story of when he saw Brian singing [with Geordie]."

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

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Over the next three years AC/DC cemented themselves as a popular hard rock act, especially in Australia, with the follow-up albums, T.N.T., Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Let There Be Rock and Powerage.
AC/DC began recording what would become Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap in December 1975 at Albert Studios with Harry Vanda and George Young (older brother of guitarists Malcolm and Angus) producing.

Duckwalk

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He is known for his energetic performances, schoolboy-uniform stage outfits and his own version of Chuck Berry's duckwalk.
Angus Young of Australian hard rock band AC/DC also does a duckwalk, in the form of a one-legged hop, in his shows.

Back in Black

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Five months later, Back in Black was released as a tribute to Scott.
The album was composed by Johnson, Angus and Malcolm Young, and recorded over seven weeks in the Bahamas from April to May 1980 with producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange, who had worked on their previous album.

Highway to Hell

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Their 1979 studio album, Highway to Hell, became their best-selling at the time and launched them to new heights of fame.
According to the book AC/DC: Maximum Rock & Roll, the band was not enthusiastic about the idea, especially guitarists Angus Young and Malcolm Young, who felt a strong sense of loyalty to their older brother George:

Blow Up Your Video World Tour

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Malcolm Young missed the majority of AC/DC's Blow Up Your Video World Tour to address his drinking problem.
Every show on the North American leg of tour began with a heatseeking missile pod rising up into the stage; Angus Young would then jump out of the missile pod and the band would open with the song "Heatseeker", off the Blow Up Your Video album.

Gibson SG

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His first Gibson SG was bought second-hand around 1970 from a music shop just down the street from his home:
*Angus Young of AC/DC occasionally uses a custom-made SG with lightning-bolt inlays, based on a custom model originally produced by luthier John Diggins.

Fly on the Wall (AC/DC album)

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AC/DC's popularity declined with their next three albums, Flick of the Switch, Fly on the Wall and Blow Up Your Video.
All songs were written by Angus Young (guitar), Malcolm Young (guitar), and Brian Johnson (vocals).

Ballbreaker

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Over the next 10 years AC/DC released two other studio albums, Ballbreaker and Stiff Upper Lip, which confirmed their renewed popularity and success.
All songs are written by Malcolm Young (guitar) and Angus Young (guitar).

Black Ice (album)

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After a lengthy eight-year hiatus, AC/DC returned with a new studio album, Black Ice.
The first composing sessions between guitarists/brothers Angus and Malcolm Young were in London in 2003.

Bon Scott

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"Can I Sit Next To You Girl," their first single, was later re-recorded with Bon Scott as their vocalist.
Like Scott, Malcolm Young and his younger brother Angus Young of AC/DC were born in Scotland before emigrating to Australia in their childhood with their family.

Flick of the Switch

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AC/DC's popularity declined with their next three albums, Flick of the Switch, Fly on the Wall and Blow Up Your Video.
All songs on the album were composed by guitarists Malcolm and Angus Young and vocalist Johnson.

Blow Up Your Video

AC/DC's popularity declined with their next three albums, Flick of the Switch, Fly on the Wall and Blow Up Your Video.
The album was recorded at the Miraval Studio in Le Val, France, in between August and September 1987 with all songs written by Malcolm Young (guitar), Angus Young (guitar) and Brian Johnson (vocals).

Let There Be Rock

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Over the next three years AC/DC cemented themselves as a popular hard rock act, especially in Australia, with the follow-up albums, T.N.T., Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Let There Be Rock and Powerage.
A music video for "Let There Be Rock" was filmed in July 1977 (see 1977 in music) in the Kirk Gallery church in Surry Hills, New South Wales and featured Bon Scott, Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Phil Rudd, and Cliff Williams, who replaced Mark Evans as the band's bassist shortly after the Let There Be Rock album was released.