When you’re in the middle of an awesome guitar solo, it’s easy to lose yourself, and forget that you’re on stage in front of thousands of people, who, nowadays at least, are ready with their cameras and smartphones to capture every ridiculous expression you make. Are these guitarists in pain? Is it pleasure we can see on their faces? Who knows.

Regardless, Ccheck out the incredible guitar faces of Este Haim, Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, and more.