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Metal and Rock Celebrities React to the Death of Malcolm Young

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The world was heartbroken this morning by the news that Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, has passed away at age 64. Unsurprisingly, notable members of the metal and rock community have taken to social media to share their thoughts. You can read some of those thoughts below. We’ll continue to update this post as more tributes come in.

Slash (Guns N’ Roses)

Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour)

Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Prophets of Rage)

Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)

Paul Stanley (KISS)

Charlie Benante (Anthrax)

Overkill

Alex Skolnick (Testament)

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Mina Caputo (Life of Agony)

Darkest Hour

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, Winery Dogs)

Foo Fighters

Chris Jericho (Fozzy)

David Coverdale (Whitesnake)

Andreas Kisser (Sepultura)

Kreator

Ray Luzier (Korn)

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Rob Caggiano (Volbeat)

Shawn Drover (Act of Defiance)

Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall, Overkill, Flotsam and Jetsam)

Gus G. (Firewind)

Bret Michaels (Poison)

Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria)

Nonpoint

Stephen Pearcy (RATT)

Warrant

Michael Sweet (Stryper)

Living Colour

Shinedown

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Ryan Adams

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