For A Multiple Sclerosis fund raiser 582 drummers set new world record
Posted Jul 13 2009 11:23pm
Published: 7:01PM BST 13 Jul 2009 --- U.K.
Hundreds of musicians have broken a world record for the largest group of drummers playing the same beat at the same time at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena.
A total of 582 drummers - including a number of celebrity musicians - smashed the previous world record of 533 drummers, set in the United States, just before 4pm on Monday.
Craig Glover, an organiser, said: "It's been absolutely fantastic. Everyone has really enjoyed themselves - it was a really good atmosphere. We did a simple rock groove and played for at least 10 minutes."
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