Video: Man smashes record for world's fastest drummer with 1208 beats in one minute

Tom Grosset beat the previous record of 1,203 bpm

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The Independent US

It's impressive, but I doubt you could dance to it.

Extreme sport drummer Tom Grosset has smashed the record for world's fastest drummer with a remarkable performance in which he he produces 20 beats per second to rack up a total of 1,208 in just 60 seconds.

Mr Grosset beat the previous record of 1,203, which was held by Dream Theatre drummer Mike Mangini, during a competition in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday.

He became only the second person in history to to break 1,200 single strokes in 60 seconds.

The score was recorded on a Drumometer which is used to detect the speed of a drummer's hands and feet.

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