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- Despite releasing an album called "Speed Metal Symphony" and playing in Megadeth for a decade, Marty Friedman is not a heavy metal fan. Uh, what?

- Zakk Wylde's name is actually Jeffery Phillip Wiedlandt.

- Dragonforce guitarist Sam Totman's album collection only consists of about 5 CDs. In contrast, Opeth's Mikael Åkerfeldt's collection has about 3000-4000.

- Jimmy Page played on Tom Jones' super-hit "It's Not Unusual".

- One of the many problems which the early Pink Floyd faced with Syd Barrett was the fact that he would play the same note during an entire concert.

- Steve Morse's (Deep Purple) guitar has 11 different pickup positions.

- One night at a gig, when The Who had just begun, Pete Townshend was experimenting with the feedback he got when he put his guitar near his amp. He accidentally hit the ceiling with the guitar, which caused an awesome sound that was cheered by the (small) audience. Pete tried to repeat that sound with such bad (or good) luck that he broke the guitar's neck. "No one cheered, in fact there was a terrible silence, a "this-guy-is-an-******* silence, so i finished breaking the guitar acting as if that had been my true intention". On The Who's next performance there were twice as many people.

- At age 47, the Rolling Stones' bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with 13-year old Mandy Smith, with her mother's blessing. Six years later, they were married, but the marriage only lasted a year. Not long after, Bill's 30-year-old son Stephen married Mandy's mother, age 46. That made Stephen a stepfather to his former stepmother. If Bill and Mandy had remained married, Stephen would have been his father's father-in-law and his own grandpa.

- The playing time as for "Stairway To Heaven" is longer than it took Plant & Page to write it (they needed one more song for the album.)

- Stevie Ray Vaughan was the guitarist on David Bowie's "Let's Dance" album
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