Watch Dave wield an insane flame-throwing Les Paul during a fiery performance at the 2022 Brit Awards

Dave at the Brit Awards
(Image credit: Karwai Tang/WireImage via Getty)

The 2022 Brit Awards took place last night (February 8), and as expected there were plenty of tasty electric guitar moments for us to sink our teeth into. One performance that particularly caught us by surprise was that of UK rapper Dave, who offered up a live rendition of his track, In the Fire.

However, in a bid to up the ante, Dave flipped the script and took to the stage wielding a Gibson Les Paul – a Les Paul, may we add, that had been converted into a literal flamethrower.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.