Angus Young was 18 when he and older brother Malcolm formed AC/DC in 1973. Angus was on lead guitar, Malcolm on rhythm guitar, Colin Burgess on drums, Larry Van Kriedt on bass guitar and Dave Evans on vocals. "Can I Sit Next To You Girl," their first single, was later re-recorded with Bon Scott as their vocalist.What was Angus and Malcolm Young's first band?
Career. Both Angus and Malcolm Young were in a band with their brother George and his music partner Harry Vanda called Marcus Hook Roll Band. The project released an album in Australia called Tales of Old Grand Daddy. Prior to forming AC/DC, Angus Young played in a local group called Kantuckee.What kind of amps does Angus Young use?
As far as the amps, Angus is best known for using Marshall Model 1959 Super Leads, although occasionally he used different Marshall models, as well as those from other brands. Most notably, both him and Malcolm used Wizard amps from around the mid to late 90s.How old was Angus Young when he bought his first guitar?
He bought it when he was around 16 years old – circa 1971, from a music shop just down the road from the family home in Sydney.He used this guitar exclusively for first couple years – up until around 1978. At that time Angus’ 1971 SG had walnut finish, Lyre Maestro tremolo bridge and two humbucking PAF pickups.