During the production of the 1966 filmBlow-Up, director Michelangelo Antonioni envisioned a scene similar to that of Pete Townshend's famous live ritual of smashing his guitar on stage.
In the late Eighties, Miller Lite beer, in an attempt to boost sales, planned a publicity stunt in Texas. It was dubbed the “Biggest Party In History.”
In February 1967, three months before the release of their debut studio album, Are You Experienced, the Jimi Hendrix Experience took to the stage in a small club around 30 miles outside London.
Jimi Hendrix played London's Royal Albert Hall on three occasions between 1967 and 1969, firstly sharing the bill with likes of (the) Pink Floyd, the Amen Corner, the Nice and the Move.
If you think of a guitar that's closely associated with Jimi Hendrix, it has to be the Fender Stratocaster.
Paul Gilbert turned 50 over the weekend. Does that mean he's thinking about slowing things down a bit? Not a chance.