Have you ever had an amplifier blow up on you? A guitar string break mid-solo? A pedalboard short-circuit? A rabid fan jump onstage and grab the headstock of your guitar, and turn every single tuning peg?
It probably won’t surprise you to learn that technological meltdowns happen frequently to bands who tour frequently, so we asked members of Crowbar, Mutoid Man, Paradise Lost, Havok, Vattnet Viskar, Myrkur, Wild Throne, and more, to share some of their personal worst stories of gear failure.