Sunday, August 9, 2009

582 drummers BEAT world record

The efforts at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, sanctioned by Guinness World Records, beat the previous record of 533 set  by a group of U.S. drummers in 2006. The record attempt was organised to increase awareness of multiple sclerosis and succeeded in raising £20,000 for charity.Among the drummers was Don Powell, of 70s glamrockers Slade. He said: 'I was performing in Budapest on Sunday but I just had to get back here for this event, especially in my home town - it's amazing.'I'm so happy we smashed the record and we've set a very high target for them to beat.'I find it fantastic that musicians now have a voice and can get involved in something as wonderful as this record.Read more:

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