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Here Are 10 Bands Who Set World Records…River Rockers Included.

Here are 10 bands who set world records, in no particular order:

1.  Metallica . . . In 2013, they became the first band to play on all seven continents in one year.

2.  Kiss . . . During their “Kiss 2020 Goodbye” livestream in Dubai, they had the highest flame projection in a concert at about 115 feet . . . and the most flame projections launched simultaneously in a music concert.

3.  Pearl Jam . . . They have the most live tracks released in one week.  Last year they put out a digital archive called “Deep” that has 5,404 live songs compiled over a span of 14 years of touring.

4.  Motley Crue . . . They have the first song to sell better on Xbox than iTunes. “Saints of Los Angeles” was downloaded 37,000 more times in its first week on Xbox Live.

5.  Paramore . . . In the music video for “Ain’t It Fun”, they set 10 world records, including the most feathers caught in 30 seconds, longest time spinning a vinyl record on a finger, and the fastest time to run backward holding stuffed animals while blindfolded for 30 feet.

Setting 10 world records in a video was also a world record in itself.

6.  Twenty One Pilots . . . They are the first musical artist to certify at least RIAA Gold for every track on two consecutive albums, “Vessel” (2013) and “Blurryface” (2015).

7.  Iron Maiden . . . They have the most songs featured in video games for a metal band . . . a total of 51.  (Green Day has the most for a rock band, with 57 songs.)

8.  Thirty Seconds to Mars . . . In 2011 they completed the longest tour by a rock band for a total of 309 dates.

9.  OK Go . . . They became the first to shoot a music video on a reduced-gravity aircraft.  It was for “Upside Down & Inside Out”.

10.  Shinedown . . . They have most #1 hits on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart . . . 16 total.

 

 

(Loudwire)



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