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2015 – The Burning Questions: Who was the guitarist who stole Mad Max?

That’ll be the Doof Warrior, aka rock’n’roll performance artist iOTA.

Meet the man behind the most memorable big-screen character of the year – flame-throwing and all.

How did a musician and actor from Sydney end up strapped to the front of a truck, wearing a gimp mask, shooting fire from a guitar?

It just came across the desk at my agency. The brief was they were looking for a guitarist somewhere in between Keith Richards and a scarecrow. I grabbed my guitar and amplifier, jumped into a cab and headed to the test.


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