AC/DC's Angus Young recalls his brother Malcolm's decline


In a segment recorded for 60 Minutes AustraliaAC/DC's Angus Young recalls the painful decline of his older brother Malcolm, who passed away three years ago this week -- November 18th, 2017 -- from dementia.

Angus says: [Courtesy Nine Network]

"The hardest part was not so much in [his] passing, because that was a kind of end, the relief. I think the worst part is the decline. That's the hard part, because of how you know you knew him and then to see that that was gone, y'know."

Angus says music still connected he and Malcolm, even near the end: [Courtesy Nine Network]

"Even to the end, he was still, if I was there... he had a... from here to here, he had a big smile. And I think that was... probably the... y'know... well, for me, that always gave me a kind of joy. Even though he was in that state, that was always the joy of... He still got a great kick if I played him guitar, you know, tried to tap his foot. But he always knew I was there."

Power Up is AC/DC's first album since Malcolm’s death. It contains songs he co-wrote that were left over from their previous albums dating back to 2008's Black Ice.

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