A piece of rock history is set to go up for auction as the Fender Stratocaster destroyed on stage by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is sold to the highest bidder. Destroyed during Cobain's performance in 1994, the guitar is expected to fetch more than $1 million at auction.
The instrument has become a symbol of Nirvana's meteoric fame and Cobain's rebellious spirit. The moment Cobain smashed his guitar to pieces became one of the most memorable and enduring images of him in the band's career.
The guitar was retrieved from the stage by a fan attending the concert, according to the auction house. Since then, the instrument has been the property of fans and has never been publicly exhibited or sold.
The guitar's authenticity was verified by a team of experts who examined the instrument and compared it to video footage of its performance.
In addition to the broken guitar, the auction will also include many other items related to Cobain and Nirvana, including handwritten lyrics, photographs, and clothing worn by the band.
The auction is expected to draw significant interest from collectors and fans who want to own a piece of music history.
Kurt Cobain was one of the most influential musicians of his generation and his music continues to inspire and influence today's musicians. Despite his tragic death in 1994, his legacy lives on through his music and the countless fans and artists he influenced.
The devastating Fender auction of his Stratocaster is set to become a major event for music fans and collectors the world over, vying for ownership of this piece of rock history and a symbol of Cobain's rebellious spirit. There is no mistake.