Angus Young

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Angus Young
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Background information
Birth nameAngus McKinnon Young
Born (1955-03-31) March 31, 1955 (age 63)
Glasgow, Scotland
GenresHard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1973-present
LabelsEMI, Epic, Atlantic
Associated actsAC/DC
Websiteacdc.com
Notable instruments
Gibson SG, Fender Telecaster, Firebird, and ES-335

Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is a Scottish-born Australian guitarist and songwriter. He is one of the founders of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He is known for his style of playing the guitar, his very active performance while on stage, and schoolboy-uniform clothing. He was ranked 96th on Rolling Stone's list "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Young uses Gibson SG guitars often but he also owns Fender Telecasters, Firebirds and ES-335s. In 2003, he became a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with other members of AC/DC.

His brothers are Malcolm and George Young.