AC/DC on how new album HONOURS late Malcolm Young ‘He’s always here’ #acdc2020

AC/DC's new album Power Up is in honour of Malcolm Young, reveals the band.

PUBLISHED: 13:25, Wed, Oct 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 13:31, Wed, Oct 7, 2020

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In the early hours of this morning, AC/DC unveiled their new single Shot In The Dark. The track, their first new music since 2014’s Rock or Bust, is part of upcoming new album Power Up. But, tragically, the classic line-up have had to make it without Malcolm Young.

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The AC/DC rhythm guitarist died of dementia in 2017, and now his band’s new album is very much a tribute to him.

According to his brother Angus Young, Power Up is as much in his honour as Back in Black was to Bon Scott.

AC/DC’s original singer died 40 years ago at the age of 33-years-old and Back in Black brought on Brian Johnson as the band’s new vocalist for what would be their most successful album.

On Power Up, Angus told Rolling Stone that the album includes previously unused material of Malcolm’s from around AC/DC’s 2008 LP Black Ice.

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Angus said: “There was a lot of great song ideas from that time.

“At that time he said to me, ‘We’ll leave these songs for now. If we keep going, we’ll be overboard. We’ll get them on the next one.’

“That always stuck with me. When I went through and listened to them, I said, ‘If I do anything in my life, I

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