Instrument World Records

63 Records Found

01:11 United States

Most Led Zeppelin Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

Jon Shriver

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][]

02:29 United States

Fastest Button Accordionist

Bisse Grigo

Bisse Grigo played "A Fond la Caisse" on his button accordion at 20 buttons per second.

01:14 United States

Most Vuvuzelas Blown At Once In A Prius

Prius Records

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.

01:04 United States

Fastest Time To Play "Hello Dolly" On A Moving Piano

Jack Garton

Jack Garton played Hello Dolly on a moving piano while singing the song in 54.38 seconds. #BM2007

00:53 United States

Fastest Accordion Rendition Of 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia'

Accordion Rob

Accordion Rob’s fingers came alive as he busted out a full accordion rendition of “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” in just one minute, twenty seconds. #BM2006

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][]

07:04 New Zealand

Oldest Wood Used To Make An Electric Guitar

Joh Lang

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.

02:24 Australia

Most People Playing Lagerphones At Once

Gloria Banting

134 people played lagerphones at the same time, a world record. The record was set in Australia at a festival celebrating 150 years of Queensland. Read more about the event here.

04:28 United States

Slowest Keyboard Rendition Of "The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)"

Simon Schwartz

It took Simon Schwartz four minutes, 16.18 seconds to play all 66 notes in John Williams’ The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme). tag:RecordSetterBook01

03:11 United States

Most Notes Played On An Electric Djembe

Alex Alexander

Using a combination of muting, pedals, custom sounds and presets, Alex Alexander[] played 1,440 notes on his custom-built electric djembe.

01:22 United States

Fastest Time To Sing "Sleigh Ride" While Accompanying Oneself With A Cowbell, Kazoo And Jingles

Esther Crow

Esther Crow sang ’Sleigh Ride’ in 59.41 seconds while accompanying herself with a cowbell, a kazoo, and metal jingles. Crow set the record during a World Record Appreciation Society event at Pianos in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to witness and time the feat. #WRAS10

05:07 United States

Most Wah-Wah Pedals Used On A Bass

Owen Biddle

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][]

01:24 Canada

Longest Time To Play An Electric Fiddle While Balancing A Golf Club, Golf Tee And Golf Ball On Chin

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman played an electronic fiddle for 19.95 seconds while balancing a golf club, golf tee and golf ball on his chin.

02:39 United States

Most Consecutive Table Tennis Ball Bounces Using An Electric Guitar

Mick Cullen

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.

01:38 United States

Most Metallica Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

Braden Harris

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

02:07 United States

Most Visitors Greeted At The Entrance Of A Canadian Province By A Bagpiper

Mallory Wolchuk

Mallory Wolchuk greeted 501 visitors at the border entrance to Nova Scotia[]playing thebagpipes. Her father Doug McManaman was on hand to count the visitors and shoot the video evidence.

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