Drumming World Records

10 Records Found

05:01 India

Longest Goblet Drumming Marathon

Drummer Sridhar

Drummer Sridhar played the darbuka (goblet drum) nonstop for 12 hours. Read more about the feat here.

03:02 Mexico

Most Consecutive Table Tennis Ball Bounces Against A Wall While Playing Drums

Alejandro Zamora

Alejandro Z. bounced a table tennis ball against a wall 115 times while playing drums.


Longest Drumming Marathon

Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos played the drums for over 132 hours (7,978 minutes). Santos set the record to raise awareness and support for positive parenthood and against parental alienation. See entire attempt here.

00:17 United States

Most Paradiddle Diddles In 10 Seconds

Grant Clark

Grant Clark performed paradiddle diddles 23 times in 10 seconds.

02:37 Canada

Longest Time Balancing A 10-Pound Maul On Chin While Playing An Aboriginal Drum

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman balanced a 10-pound maul on his chin for 40.92 seconds while playing an aboriginal drum.

03:33 Mexico

Most Bounces Of A Table Tennis Ball On A Table Tennis Paddle While Drumming To A Paramore Song

Alejandro Zamora

Alejandro Z. bounced a table tennis ball on a table tennis paddle 359 times while drumming to Paramore's That's What You Get.


Longest Drum Session In New York City

Andrew W.K.

Andrew W.K. drummed nonstop for 24 hours. He set the record as part of the 2013 O Music Awards in New York City. Find out more about the record here.

00:33 England

Most Drumbeats In 15 Seconds Wearing Prince William And Kate Middleton Masks On Hands

Phil McFarlane

In honor of the Royal Wedding, Phil McFarlane drummed 407 beats in 15 seconds wearing Prince William and Kate Middleton masks on his hands. He used the beat counter program at drumcount.com and a drum trigger pad to count the beats.

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.


Most Improvised Rhymes In 150 Seconds While Impersonating Marlon Brando And Playing Bongo Drums

Thomas Anawalt

Actor Thomas Anawalt completed eight improvised rhymes in two and a half minutes while impersonating Marlon Brando and playing bongo drums[]. Anawalt 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. [#WRAS21][]

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