Greg Renoff, the author of the acclaimed biography, ‘Van Halen Rising,’ has moved the fans and Wolfgang Van Halen by coming up with a three-years-old message of Eddie Van Halen to the AC/DC family when the mastermind of the band, Malcolm Young, passed away.

The successful author and one of the most beloved names by the majority of Van Halen fans, Greg Renoff, has recently taken Twitter to indicate such a heartbreaking coincidence about two legends whose impacts upon the rock and metal genres couldn’t be conceived.

Renoff has shared a memory that popped on his feed on Facebook, which is a letter of condolence by Eddie Van Halen to the friends, family, and fans of the co-founder and rhythm guitarist of AC/DC, Malcolm Young.

In the mournful statement, Eddie said that Malcolm was his friend and the soul of AC/DC. While calling the days he spent with Young during the 1984 European tour the best times of his life, Van Halen said Young will be missed so much.

Renoff shared the screenshot of Eddie’s message by indicating that Wolfgang Van Halen has mentioned many times this week that he and his father loved the unforgettable fifth studio album of AC/DC, ‘Powerage.’

A big part of Renoff’s followers has commented on his tweet to commemorate both legends of rock and roll. Some of the fans said that Eddie and Malcolm must be tearing it up together now with a heavy heart. In addition to the tens of fans, Wolf Van Halen has appeared in the comments to say that Malcolm was always their favorite.

Here’s what Eddie Van Halen said in his message pointed out by Renoff:

“It is a sad day in rock and roll. Malcolm Young was my friend and the heart and soul of AC/DC. I had some of the best times of my life with him on our 1984 European tour.

He will be missed and my deepest condolences to his family, band mates, and friends.”

Greg Renoff shared the screenshot of the Facebook post by saying:

This just popped on FB: three years ago Eddie Van Halen offered his condolences on the passing of AC/DC’s Malcolm Young.

Wolf has mentioned many times this week that he and his father loved ‘Powerage.’ RIP EVH & Malcolm.”

Wolf Van Halen has commented as:

“Mal was always our favorite.”

You can see the tweets below.