Paul Gilbert: drills can be dangerous

A great post by Jenn over at metalichika

Here, Paul Gilbert re-tells the story of when Mr. Big were opening for Rush in front of over 10,000 people, in Atlanta, GA (May 1, 1990), and he got his Makita drill stuck in his hair during a guitar solo.

Paul telling a guitar clinic crowd, 1995:

After the incident, Alex Lifeson (Rush) made this sign for him the next day. This is genuine, and Paul featured it on his website a few years ago check it out