Watch Guns N'Roses & Foo Fighters live tributes to Malcolm Young

Rock News 20/11/2017

Two of the most iconic bands in rock and roll paid tribute to AC/DC's rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young, during their respective shows on Saturday night (18th of November, 2017). 

Young died on Saturday morning, at just age 64 after a three-year battle with dementia.

The Foo Fighter's paid tribute to the legendary guitarist by opening their Mexico show on Saturday with a cover of AC/DC's 'Let There Be Rock'

We're going to play some rock and roll for Malcolm tonight.

Grohl told the audience: "We're going to play some rock and roll for Malcolm tonight."

Guns N'Roses staged a similar tribute during their California show on the same night. 

Axl Rose didn't perform with Malcolm during his short stint in AC/DC, but is close with his brother Angus.  

While Slash performed a solo of Alice Cooper's 'Only Women Bleed', Axl Rose said "We're gonna dedicate this to Malcolm Young, who will be sorely missed. By none more than his brother Angus,"

The entire rock n roll community is heartbroken by his passing.

Then performing two more covers in tributre to Young; Bob Dylan's 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door' and AC/DC's 'Whole Lotta Rosie'. 


Slash told Rolling Stone: "Malcolm Young was one of the best ever rhythm guitarists in Rock n Roll. He was a fantastic songwriter and he had a great work ethic too. I toured with AC/DC on their 'Stiff Upper Lip' tour. I found Malcolm to be a really cool, down to earth fellow. The entire rock n roll community is heartbroken by his passing."