THE FORMER AC/DC bass guitarist Paul Issues has died from well being points associated to rock ‘n’ roll way of life, a pal has mentioned.
The rockstar’s loss of life was introduced by his pal Rod Wescombe on Fb.
He mentioned he lived a “reclusive life in his later years” and his rock ‘n’ roll way of life led to poor well being as he received older.
Paul joined the band in 1975 after the discharge of their Excessive Voltage album.
He had changed the unique bassist Larry Van Kriedt however was sacked with weeks by the late lead singer Bon Scott.
Issues was shortly changed by Mark Evans.
Rod wrote on Fb: “Shocked and unhappy to listen to of the passing of Paul Issues.
“I first met Paul in 1973 when he was enjoying bass in “Armageddon” at a gig in Hamilton, Newcastle N.S.W.
“Once I was residing in Toronto he would drop into the home within the late hours to occasion and he beloved to occasion.
“In late ’75 after he departed AC/DC we performed collectively in a one off band referred to as ‘Miss Australia Band’ at a gig on a ferry on Lake Macquarie.”
“I moved to Sunshine on the lake additional south and Paul would drop in to relax each time he was within the space.
“I recall he may all the time make me chortle when he was within the temper.”
Paul has solely given one interview since leaving AC/DC and that was for the Bon Scott biography The Final Freeway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC’s Again within the Black.
He mentioned through the interview in 2017: “Bon received out of the again of the truck and instructed me I wasn’t going again to Melbourne with them.
“We had been up in Sydney doing a live performance for varsity youngsters. So I did not play that day.
“I simply rotated and did not say a phrase to him. I rotated and walked out.”
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