Rock Stars Mourn Death of AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young
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Ozzy Osbourne, Eddie Van Halen and Paul Stanley among the rockers taking to Twitter to praise AC/DC co-founder.

Rock stars are mourning the loss of Malcolm Young, the co-founder and rhythm guitarist of legendary rock group AC/DC.

Young died peacefully at his home on Saturday morning following a long battle with dementia. His family surrounded his bedside.

Young founded AC/DC with his brother, Angus Young, in 1973. The slew of monster hits produced by the band include "Highway to Hell," "Back in Black," "Thunderstruck" and "Hells Bells."

AC/DC was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. In 2014, Young was replaced by his nephew, Stevie Young, after his health began to deteriorate.

Young is survived by his wife, Linda, their two children, Cara and Ross, and their three grandchildren.

See how rock stars including Ozzy Osbourne, Eddie Van Halen and Paul Stanley responded to the news in the tweets below.

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