Is Kevin Paradis (MITHRIDATIC) The World’s Fastest Double Kick Drummer?

Kevin Paradis recently attempted a world record for double pedal speed drumming, recording a staggering 1037 strokes in 1 minute and 4797 in 5 minutes using his Trick Drums pedals. This is of course an unofficial record, as the only witnesses were the camera and his recording DAW, but still incredibly impressive, and I have no doubt he could do the same with a drumometer.

Watch the videos if you want your mind to boggle!

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