Malcolm Young turns 59 - Happy Birthday!

AC/DC's Malcolm Young - born January 6, 1953 in Glasgow, Scotland and emigrated to Sydney, Australia in May 1963 - turns 59 today!

Malcolm Young's riffs and breathtaking rhythm work form the core of AC/DC's sound. The band was formed by Malcolm Young in November 1973 and made their concert debut shortly afterwards on December 31st 1973 at Chequers Nightclub in Sydney. In a recent interview, singer Brian Johnson described Malcolm as being "part of the engine room" [of AC/DC]. Malcolm's other duties include songwriting and backing vocals.

Malcolm Young was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003, along with the other members of AC/DC including Angus Young, Phil Rudd, Bon Scott, Cliff Williams and Brian Johnson.

Happy Birthday Mal!

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