There was a time in my life when I could five-gold-star the shit out of songs on both Rock Band and Guitar Hero, but that seems like half a lifetime ago (really it was more like 8 years ago). Frankly, until I saw this video I didn’t even know that ‘Pro Drums’ for Rock Band existed, nor did I know that the game was still around. Furthermore, just watching this dude absolutely demolish ‘Through the Fire and Flames’ by DragonForce just gave me anxiety.
I’m stoked for this guy at setting a world record AND capturing it all on video, but I think it’s important that we all take a moment to laugh at his reaction after he set the world record: ‘OH MY JESUS’. Who says that? Is that really the first thing that comes to mind for someone that’s been beating away at his Pro Drums (for probably a year straight) in order to set a Rock Band world record? If that was me I’d just be smashing those drums immediately. There’s nowhere to go from here, kid. You can’t do anything more in that video game. Being #1 in the world is cool, but being a drummer in a band is even cooler. You’ve got the talent, now you just need to get out there and start practicing with a band.