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Statue Of Late AC/DC Frontman Bon Scott Unveiled

05/02/2016
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(TeamRock Radio) A statue of late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott was officially unveiled this past weekend in his home town of Kirriemuir in Scotland during the 10th annual Bonfest event.

The life-sized sculpture was revealed at event in the town this weekend, and was attended by locals along with former AC/DC bassist Mark Evans, Scott's 'soulmate' Mary Renshaw and sculptor John McKenna.

Event organizers DD8 Music secured funds for the project via a Crowdfunder campaign that raised more than 50,000. McKenna told the crowd: "When I was a kid, I used to listen to Bon Scott and when I did that, I never in a million years thought I'd be a sculptor and never thought I'd be making a statue of Bon Scott, the son of Kirriemuir, this musical icon.

"This has happened because fans from all over the world donated money for this statue - it wouldn't have happened otherwise." Check out video from the event here.

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