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Bon Scott Memorial Planned for his Scottish Birthplace

Published 10 years ago on September 17, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Bon Scott Memorial Planned for his Scottish Birthplace-

Legendary AC/DC frontman, BonScott is to be immortalised with a memorial statue inhis birthplace of Kirriemuir, Scotland.

According to the HenneMusic the hard rock icon, who died aged 33, emigrated fromthe Scotland with his family when he was six.

Kirriemuir community group DD8 Music, who mastermind the annualBon Scott music festival in the town,have approached sculptor John McKenna to design the statueas a lasting tribute.

McKenna said:

"It's early days, but it's a great honour. Bon Scott was anicon from my teenage years."

Scott was found dead in February 1980 from acute alcohol poisoningafter a night out in London.

 


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