AC/DC - which was also co-founded by Malcolm's younger brother Angus - confirmed the sad news in a Facebook post uploaded to the site shortly after Malcolm's passing, in which they did not disclose the star's cause of death.
"With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band", the band said on its website.
According to Angus Young, Malcolm started battling symptoms of dementia before they made their 2008 album Black Ice, but he was "still capable of knowing what he wanted to do". "Malcolm, along with Angus, was the founder and creator of AC/DC".
Malcolm's younger brother Angus, 62, is famous for the on-stage antics that he performs while wearing a schoolboy's uniform.
Today, the band is nothing less than a staple of rock music.
"He leaves behind an enormous legacy that will live on forever", the band said.
His younger brothers had a longer road to the top, and slogged it out before tough crowds in Australia's bars before connecting with Scottish-born singer Bon Scott and releasing their first two albums, initially only in Australia, in 1975: "High Voltage" and "T.N.T". He was the band's producer.
AC/DC was inducted in 2003 into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, which described its sound as "scorched-earth, metallic hard rock which has rarely deviated from a template of headbanging-inducing guitar riffs, flashy drums and banshee-yell vocals". Rubin added, "I'll go on record as saying they're the greatest Rock & Roll band of all time". "I toured with AC/DC on their "Stiff Upper Lip" tour". The statement was confirmed on Saturday morning by his family.
Ernesto Valverde's side can go seven points clear at the top of La Liga if they beat Leganes on Saturday afternoon. A late goal from Paulinho, with an assist by Lionel Messi, ensured their unbeaten run extended to 12 games.
After being stable for three consecutive years, carbon dioxide emissions are up in 2017, reports an global team of scientists. To Le Quéré, the question now is whether 2017 is a temporary blip or a return to business as usual.
As for the design, the design features a bezel-less look, more ergonomic design, and the Alert Slider is still on the left edge. The processor is Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon chip, the 835, and it's packed with a lot of RAM and backed by a large battery .
As a result, the number of African elephants has shrunk from about five million a century ago to about 400,000 remaining. Trump tweeted late Friday that he was reversing course for the time being. "This is the kind of trade we don't need".
As of November 7, long positions in crude oil outnumbered short positions by 317,806 contracts, the highest since April 18. The American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday had reported a 6.5 million-barrel climb, according to sources.
Coleman led Wales to the semi-finals of UEFA EURO 2016, the nation's greatest achievement in their history in the competition. Chris Coleman has made the surprise decision to step down as Wales manager, the FAW confirmed on Friday evening.
That said, the company also pointed out that no customers had raised any complaints about the early departure. Japanese train services are famed for their punctuality, with significant delays relatively uncommon.
An attorney for co-defendant Salomon Melgen is asking Walls to poll the jury individually to confirm they are deadlocked. And, equally, important, that there was a legitimate long-term friendship between Menendez and his co-defendant, Melgen.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion got married to her longtime boyfriend, millionaire Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian . Photos from the not so secret ceremony are slowly but surely creeping onto the Internets.
The Pope chose to auction off the sports vehicle to benefit Christians persecuted by ISIS in Iraq, according to Vatican Radio . Since the Holy See's announcement, the Pope has blessed the sports auto and signed the hood during a ceremony in the Vatican.
US President Donald Trump has previously said negotiating with North Korea would be "a waste of time". China is sending a special envoy to North Korea later this week, according to the state-run media.