Angus Young: “Malcolm could solo even better than me”

Brothers Malcolm Young and Angus Young of AC/DC perform on stage at Melbourne Park on February 11th 2001 in Melbourne, Australia.
(Image credit: Martin Philbey/Redferns)

We are just days away from hearing AC/DC’s new album, Power Up, which arrives on Friday (November 13), and befittingly, Angus Young graces the cover of the latest issue of Guitar World, which is on-sale now.

During the in-depth cover interview, Angus looks back at the guitar relationship between himself and his departed brother, Malcolm – and how Mal’s reputation as a rhythm king often outshone his lead abilities.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.