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00:34 United States

Most Instruments Beatboxed In A 4-Beat Measure

Adam Matta

BeatboxerAdam Matta delivered 17 different vocal instruments in a 4-beat measure, a new world record. The tempo of the performance was approximately 86 BPM. Matta performed the feat at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City on February 11, 2009. It took place at Pianos, a Lower East Side bar. Dan Rollman was present to time and count the instruments. INSTRUMENTS BEATBOXED: kick drum, floor tom, mid-tom, hi-tom, hi-hat, 808 snare, horn hit ‘sample’, vocal scratch/turntable, inward hand clap snare, upright bass, trumpet, metal guitar, truck horn, trap snare roll, vocal bass, throat singing, crash cymbal. [#WRAS03][]

13:24 United States

Longest Opening Chess Move Played Against A Snare Drum

Stephen Weber

Stephen Weber took 12 minutes, 27.46 seconds to make his first move in a chess game against a snare drum.

01:24 United States

Most Tandem Knee Slaps In One Minute

iD Tech Camps New York University

Four student campers from iD Tech Camps New York University slapped their knees 1,689 times in one minute. [#iDTech][]

03:25 Canada

Longest Time To Balance One Drumstick On Top Of Another

Scott Paterson

Scott Paterson balanced one Rock Band drumstick on top of another Rock Band drumstick in an “X” formation for two minutes, 57.63 seconds.

United States

Fastest Time To Drink A 24-Ounce Can Of Beer While Having Crotch Drummed On

Lawson Clarke

Lawson Clarke drank a 24-ounce can of beer in 43.84 seconds with someone drumming on his crotch the entire time. Clarke set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. NOTE: Speed drinking can be dangerous. Please use caution and have adult supervision on hand. [#WRAS11][]

04:14 United States

Most Sounds Made From A Drum In Four Minutes

Alex Alexander

Alex Alexander made 291 sounds on his djembe drum in four minutes. He accomplished the feat using a variety of pedals, custom sounds, presets, and muting techniques. The record was set at a St. Patrick’s-themed World Record Appreciation Society[] event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [][][#WRAS13][] []: http://recordsetter.com/search/wras13 "World Record Appreciation Society #13"

09:41 United States

Longest Double Stroke Drum Roll

Chris Anthony

Chris Anthony performed a double stroke drum roll that lasted four hours, six minutes, and 10 seconds.

00:55 United States

Most "Delayed Rimshot" Jokes Delivered In 90 Seconds

Evan Altshuler

Evan Altshuler delivered 10 delayed rimshot jokes in 90 seconds. After each joke, drummer Mike Pride waited at least two seconds before hitting a rimshot. Altshuler set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Littlefield in Brooklyn, New York. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS20][]

01:08

Longest Drumroll In A Prius

Aaron Conte

This record was set as part of Toyota Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

01:17 Canada

Longest Drumming Marathon

Steven Gaul

Steven Gaul played the drums for 121 hours (7,260 minutes). Gaul set this record to raise money for cancer research. Read more about the event here.

05:30 England

Most Drum Double Strokes Played In Five Minutes

Phil McFarlane

Phil McFarlane completed 5,184 double strokes on a drum in five minutes. He used a free drum beat counting program called Drumcount.com with a Roland PD–8 drumpad.

01:03 Belgium

Most Bounces Of A Table Tennis Ball On A Bongo Drum

JoeNagy

Joseph Nagy bounced a table tennis ball on a bongo drum 141 times.

00:7 United States

Farthest Distance To Putt A Blue-Footed Booby Plush Doll Into A Drum

Jacob Kreeb

Jacob Kreeb used a golf club to putt a blue-footed booby plush doll into a drum six feet away.

05:03 Canada

Longest Time To Balance A Moose Hide Drum On Forehead

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman balanced a moose hide drum on his forehead for three minutes, 6.42 seconds.

00:55 United States

Longest Time Playing Conga Drum With A Hacky Sack On Head While Balancing On An Exercise Ball

Tai Star

Tai Star played conga drum for 20.22 seconds with a hacky sack on his head while balancing on an exercise ball.

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