AC/DC original drummer Colin Burgess dead at 77

Colin Burgess from Masters Apprentices performs live on stage during the Long Way To The Top concert tour at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on September 16, 2002 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Peter Carrette Archive/Getty Images)

Colin Burgess, the original drummer of the legendary rock band AC/DC has died. He was 77.

The official Instagram account of AC/DC shared a statement on Burgess' death.

"Very sad to hear of the passing of Colin Burgess. He was our first drummer and a very respected musician," the band posted. "Happy memories, rock in peace Colin."

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