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Speed Record

Over the years, the debate over who is the fastest guitar player has been continuous. For those who play in ‘shred’ styles, the speed at which a guitarist can play is just one of a number of measurable technical abilities to be worn as a badge of honour. When considering some of the technically gifted guitarists that have graced the musical world, you would think that this would be a very close race…

17 - speed recordHowever, guitarist Daniel Himebauch has clinched the Guinness World Record for fastest guitar playing, with a performance that sets the bar astonishingly high. He played Flight of the Bumblebee, and ramped up the tempo to a mind blowing 1300 BPM :-O


The picture is from the World Record attempt shortly before he set the new record,