.

New Book Celebrates AC/DC's Malcolm Young


08-10-2019
AC/DC

"Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC", a new book that celebrates the AC/DC cofounder has been released and author Jeff Apter spoke about the effort in a new interview.

Apter sat down with the Australian Rock Show Podcast this past week to discuss the book and had this to say, "My goal was to reveal two things: Malcolm's key role within AC/DC - you know the fact that he really was the driving force of the band and document a lot of those decisions and key decisions and key movements that he made.

"Also just reveal as much I could possibly learn about the man himself and you know, if I get that middle ground between those two - and get it right, like I think I've done - hopefully I've revealed a lot more about Malcolm Young than was known beforehand."

He was also asked about the rumors that the band was planning to release a new album and launch a world tour. He said, "Yeah, it's really interesting. I'm of the school that without Malcolm it feels a little bit odd. It just doesn't quite feel like AC/DC. But at the same time I totally 'get it'.

"Angus is now, he's always been the focal point of the band but now Angus is really, he adopted I guess Malcolm's role as the driving force of the band, and Angus has never done anything else in his life.

"AC/DC has been his life since he was a teenager you know and he's now deep into his 60's. I think his attitude is like that of say the (Rolling) Stones or the old bluesmen - you know 'why do I have to stop? What's forcing me to stop? If I can still play and still enjoy it and we still draw big crowds and we're not embarrassing ourselves there's no harm in doing what we're doing'.

"There's still a demand for it as their recent tours have shown, you know, hundreds of thousands of people are still coming to see AC/DC."


Related Stories


AC/DC Used In Unusual Way By Police Dept

AC/DC Frontman Turned Weatherman For 'Hell's Bells'

Original AC/DC Singer Recalls Angus and Malcolm Fight

Foo Fighters Rock AC/DC Classic At Reading Festival

AC/DC Singer Explains His Exit From The Band

AC/DC Dream Came True To Volbeat Star

Sneak Peek AC/DC Frontman Brian Johnson's New TV Series

New Book Celebrates AC/DC's Malcolm Young

AC/DC's Original 'Highway To Hell' Cover Shot Down By Label

AC/DC Share Another Classic Performance Video

More AC/DC News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article



advertisement

advertisement


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.