If you've ever wondered how more than 400 electric guitars sound when playing AC / DC at the same time, you've come to the right place. Hundreds of musicians gathered in Australia to break the world record for most people playing the same song on the electric guitar at the same time. And boy, the guitarists did not disappoint.
For those who want to rock
Men, women and children attended the Sydney Guitar Festival hoping to break a Guinness World Record. The guitarists, all 457, played AC / DC's "Highway To Hell" on miniature amps.
"They were tiny amplifiers, but they passed the sound," said spokeswoman Tatiana Marchant. "It was a great atmosphere, I've never had so many men and guitars in my life."
To cheer for a cause
Participants received the mini amplifiers after paying a $ 45 registration fee. All fees collected at the event help fund a charity – the Australian Children's Music Foundation.
The Foundation offers free music lessons for children in deprived areas where music lessons may not be offered through schools. "Research has proven the importance of music and art education, and yet so many children have no access to music lessons, which is alarming, every private school in the world teaches music." When I was young, every school had a music teacher and a piano System went wrong? "Said Don Spencer, the singer-songwriter who founded the foundation.
Long Live Rock & # 39; s Roll
the previous Guinness World RecordIn 2013 in India, 368 participants aged 11 to 70 played "Giving on the Heaven's Door" by Guns N & #; Roses. The event was organized to promote peace and unity in the northeastern Indian state of Nagaland.
The new world Record In Australia, Guinness will need about six weeks to officially verify it. Without further ado, all 457 guitars sound unanimous: