AC/DC Losing Yet Another Member

It is not a particularly good time to be a member of AC/DC. In the past couple years, guitarist Malcolm Young moved to a nursing home to receive care for dementia, drummer Phil Rudd got arrested for threatening to kill someone, and singer Brian Johnson was forced to stop touring due to hearing loss. The AC/DC of today doesn’t look a whole lot like the AC/DC of just a few years ago, and that’ll soon be even more the case: Longtime bassist Cliff Williams has announced in a new interview with Gulfshore Life that he’s planning on retiring soon. “It’s been what I’ve known for the past 40 years, but after this tour I’m backing off of touring and recording,” he says. “Losing Malcolm, the thing with Phil and now with Brian, it’s a changed animal. I feel in my gut it’s the right thing.” Once Williams departs, that’ll leave Angus Young as the only longtime member left in the band.