“Some stupid with a flare gun burned the place to the ground …”

Frank Zappa and The Mothers were in Montreux, Switzerland on December 4, ’72, playing the Montreux Casino when “some stupid with a flare gun” burned the place down. Also there were Deep Purple, working on their masterpiece, recording it on a mobile studio owned by The Rolling Stones.

Machine Head is released on March 31, 1972.

Machine Head

Frank Zappa and The Mothers were in Montreux, Switzerland on December 4, ’72, playing the Montreux Casino when “some stupid with a flare gun” burned the place down. Also there were Deep Purple who were also there working on their masterpiece, recording it on a mobile studio owned by The Rolling Stones.

Machine Head is released on March 31, 1972.