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7th Apr '18 2:48:15 PM HasturHasturHastur
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* Midnight was guestlisting people on the 2017 Decibel Tour in exchange for being provided with shitty old guitars to smash onstage.
16th Mar '18 1:30:56 AM KidDynamite
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** Inverted by John Entwistle. In an interview with Conan O'Brien, Entwistle said he once tried to smash his bass, only for it to bounce back and hit him in the face.
25th Feb '18 5:45:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/HorribleHistories'' has the Luddites perform a song in the style of the SexPistols. Naturally, they smash their instruments at the end.

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* ''Series/HorribleHistories'' has the Luddites perform a song in the style of the SexPistols.Music/SexPistols. Naturally, they smash their instruments at the end.
23rd Jan '18 7:21:41 AM Cryoclaste
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' episode "Woodstock Slappy", Slappy the Squirrel's new summer tree-house turns out to be on the same farm where {{Woodstock}} is being held. In her efforts to shut up the concert so she can get some peace and quiet, she smashes Pete Townshend's guitar, [[BeenThereShapedHistory apparently inspiring the Who to include this in their act.]]

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' episode "Woodstock Slappy", Slappy the Squirrel's new summer tree-house turns out to be on the same farm where {{Woodstock}} UsefulNotes/{{Woodstock}} is being held. In her efforts to shut up the concert so she can get some peace and quiet, she smashes Pete Townshend's guitar, [[BeenThereShapedHistory apparently inspiring the Who to include this in their act.]]
6th Jan '18 4:32:20 AM major-kumquat
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* Music/SufjanStevens has smashed banjos in concert.
9th Dec '17 2:56:26 PM ecojosh1
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* In ''WesternAnimation/ScaryLarry'', Larry and Carnage have a rock contest and one round involves smashing guitars. Carnage, who is rich, smashes several, but Larry, who isn't, refuses to destroy his.
6th Oct '17 6:11:49 PM DavidDelony
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* You've heard of rockers smashing guitars, but what about a rocker smashing a ''venue''? That's exactly what Japanese noise rock band Hanatrash's frontman [[Music/{{Boredoms}} Yamantaka Eye]] did, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxJUbd66Vcc driving a bulldozer through the wall]] at a gig.
29th Sep '17 8:31:35 PM KoopaKid17
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* Possibly parodied in Music/WeirdAlYankovic's video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKjRs9O36g4 "You Don't Love Me Anymore"]], where the (filled with LyricalDissonance) ballad ends with Al smashing his acoustic guitar to pieces (and [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/weird-al-yankovic,58244/ apparently]] not only it was an expensive instrument, but it was also hard to break). He does this in concerts after singing "You Don't Love Me Anymore" as well. Additionally, the opening of ''The Compleat Al'' shows Al destroying his accordion with fire ''a la'' Jimi Hendrix.

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* Possibly parodied in Music/WeirdAlYankovic's video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKjRs9O36g4 "You Don't Love Me Anymore"]], where the (filled with LyricalDissonance) ballad ends with Al smashing his acoustic guitar to pieces (and [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/weird-al-yankovic,58244/ apparently]] [[ShootTheMoney not only it was an expensive instrument, instrument]], [[MadeOfIron but it was also hard to break).break]]). He does this in concerts after singing "You Don't Love Me Anymore" as well. Additionally, the opening of ''The Compleat Al'' shows Al destroying his accordion with fire ''a la'' Jimi Hendrix.
24th Sep '17 8:50:10 AM igordebraga
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* In ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 2016}}'', after the team catches a ghost attacking a rock show Holtzmann grabs the guitarist's instrument and smashes it. Afterwards
28th Jul '17 2:37:11 AM WillBGood
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** In "Naughty Nautical Neighbors", [=SpongeBob] smashes a double bass.

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** In "Naughty Nautical Neighbors", [=SpongeBob] [=SpongeBob=] smashes a double bass.
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