AC/DC's Malcolm Young reportedly in care for dementia in Sydney

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  1. chapped

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    it may be that dementia is claiming another giant, this time a musical one.

    Sources connected to the Young family have said AC/DC co-founder, guitarist and songwriter, Malcolm Young, whose retirement from the band was announced on Wednesday, has been moved into full-time care in a nursing home facility in Sydney's eastern suburbs specialising in dementia.

    The home is understood to be Lulworth House in Elizabeth Bay, the same facility which is also home to Gough Whitlam and, until his recent death, Neville Wran, who was afflicted with dementia in his last years.



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    seems a bit young for this
     
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    That sucks, one of my all time favorite bands.
     
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    *no pun was intended
     
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    That's a damn shame. Greatest rhythm player ever.
     
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    My favorite rock band of all time. Thanks for all the great songs Mal. This doesnt sound good, he will be sorely missed. One of the greatest rhythm players and tightest live band Ive had the pleasure of listening to.

    We salute you \m/
     
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    The guy was the leader of AC/DC and he is an amazing musician.

    Rocked his ass off......
     
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    Too much head banging.
     
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    they don't seem to mention what caused this....does anyone know? drugs?
    61 is way too young to be that far gone
     
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    <insert Robin vegan joke here>
     
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    Not a good week for midgets.
     
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    He dropped out from the band a couple months ago and they didn't say why.
    Very sad. The man behind the riffs and the spotlight going down slow.
     
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    Im on my phone or I would post Let there be rock live at donnington. He was a breathing metronome that had a deadly pick attack like no other.
     
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    If he's in a care home, that means he's pretty well gone, right?
     
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    He's had serious problems with with alcohol dating back to the 80s.
     
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    Damn. I'd read he had a mild stroke or something. This is way worse.