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Oldest Wood Used To Make An Electric Guitar

07:04 New Zealand

Joh Lang of Langcaster Guitars constructs guitars using wood that’s 35,000 years old. He’s used carbon dating methods to confirm the wood’s age.

Fastest Time To Play Every Note On A Guitar

00:52 United States

Most Consecutive Table Tennis Ball Bounces Using An Electric Guitar

02:39 United States

Mick Cullen bounced a table tennis ball 96 times using his electric guitar as a paddle. He used an Ibanez electric guitar to achieve the feat.

Most Guitar Chords Strummed In 30 Seconds Using Another Guitar As Pick

01:33 United States

Justin Nyugen played 13 chords on his Fender Squire Stratocaster with another guitar in 30 seconds, a new world record. Chords played: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, F#, G#, Bb, Am, Em, A7.

Most Wah-Wah Pedals Used On A Bass

05:07 United States

Owen Biddle of The Rootsplayed a bass guitar that was wired through two wah-wah pedals. He attempted to plug in six, but a faulty cable led to an unsuccessful attempt. Biddle set the recordat a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. He was accompanied by Blast Off!!!. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS14][]

Most Plates Spun On Feet While Playing Electric Guitar

02:02 Malaysia

Norzamri Bin spun one plate on his foot while playing the guitar.

Most People Bending High Notes On Electric Guitars At Once In A Toyota Prius

00:50 United States

This record was set as part of 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.

Most Metallica Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

01:38 United States

Braden Harris played eight Metallica guitar riffs in one minute. Riffs performed: 1. Through the Never 2. Blackened 3. Holier Than Thou 4. Enter Sandman 5. Seek amp; Destroy 6. For Whom The Bell Tolls 7. That Was Just Your Life 8. One

Most Led Zeppelin Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

01:11 United States

Jon Shriver played 14 Led Zeppelin guitar riffs in one minute. He used a Gibson SG to accomplish the feat. Shriver 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. Riffs performed: 1. Stairway to Heaven 2. Thank You 3. Over the Hills and Far Away 4. Dazed and Confused 5. The Lemon Song 6. How Many More Times 7. Moby Dick 8. The Rover 9. Bring It On Home 10. Communication Breakdown 11. Whole Lotta Love 12. Immigrant Song 13. Heartbreaker 14. The Ocean [#WRAS15][]

Most Jimi Hendrix Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

01:14 United States

Jon Shriver played 11 Jimi Hendrix guitar riffs in one minute. Shriver 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. Riffs performed: 1. Purple Haze 2. Voodoo Chile 3. Machine Gun 4. Who Knows 5. Hey Baby 6. Hear My Train 7. Midnight Lightning 8. Little Wing 9. Spanish Castle Magic 10. Freedom 11. In From The Storm [#WRAS19][]

Most Consecutive Table Tennis Ball Bounces Using Acoustic Guitar As A Paddle Using Both Hands

05:13 United States

Brian Pankey bounced a table tennis ball 523 times using his acoustic guitar as a paddle.

Most Middle C Notes Played On Pianos At Once

01:12 United States

20 members of Wieden Kennedy’s Team Maroon played the middle C note on 23 different pianos at once. The record was set in Portland, Oregon on April 1, 2010 at the agency’s 28th annual Founders’ Dayparty.RecordSetter co-foundersDan Rollman and Corey Henderson were on hand to preside over the event. [#FD28][]

Most Articles Of Clothing Placed On A Guitar

04:39 United States

Steven placed 54 articles of clothing on his guitar.

Largest Slide Whistle Orchestra

00:41 United States

Drew Anderson and five of his friends played slide whistles at once, a new world record.

Fastest Time To Complete A Double Flip, Play The "Thunderstruck" Intro Riff On An Accordion And Solve A Rubik's Cube

01:05

Antton Curutchet performed a double flip, played the intro riff to “Thunderstruck” on an accordion and solved a Rubik’s Cube in 48.37 seconds.

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