You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs, and you can't spew thousands of fireballs without setting your hair on fire a few times.
New Years Eve
New Year's Eve has always held dizzying promise -- and never more so than for a quartet of rock's best-known figures.
The Cars played their first show on New Year's Eve 1976.
Over time, the Beach Boys' sunny harmonies would become a sort of sadly ironic counterpoint to the band's turbulent history behind the scenes.
The Winterland Ballroom closed on December 31, 1978, with an epic Grateful Dead concert.
AC/DC and Journey both played their first concerts on December 31, 1973.
Bruce Springsteen got hit with a firecracker during a concert on Dec. 31, 1978.
Jimi Hendrix debuted Band of Gypsys on New Year's Eve 1969.
BBC Music will broadcast their New Year's Eve Show from London's Westminster Central Hall.