Published on May 24, 2012
Drumageddon: Manhattan: The Ultimate Drum Solo by Charlie Zeleny.
Filmed by Chris Ott & Evil Dog Films with Bryan Kane & Bone Gunn, Brian Penny & Three Egg Studios & Jason Rutherford & Cablesmith.
Drummer Solos Across All Times Square NYC in One Take:
The Drumageddon Manhattan video takes the concept of the drum solo across multiple environments to the next level featuring tons of NYC culture, characters and over-the-top drumming on even more extreme drumsets all across Times Square NYC in one continuous 5 minute take.
The previous Drumageddon Brooklyn video was a non-stop 8 minute drum solo up an entire Brooklyn Building from street to rooftop in which he played on 123 drums/cymbals/percussion items filmed in one continuous take.
The Drumageddon Brooklyn video was featured on over 250 websites in over 125 countries & in New York Magazine, The Brigade, Viral Video Chart on Unruly Media, Wall Street Journal, CNN, World News, Metal Hammer Magazine, SMN News, Rock Overdose, Heavy Metal Buzz Radio, Spiked Nation, Voice in Finland, Metal Injection, Rhythm Magazine, Metal Sucks, Whiplash Brazil, Metal Underground and Melodic Rock among many others.
Charlie Zeleny has toured/recorded with Jordan Rudess, Terry Bozzio, Joe Lynn Turner, Blotted Science, Behold the Arctopus, Suspyre, Kayodot, The Great Kat, Rock of Ages, Kristin Chenoweth, XV (rapper), Outasight, Sony Music artists, Warner Bros. Records artists and has performed at venues like a sold out Giants Stadium, Lincoln Center, El Coliseo de Puerto Rico, Irving Plaza, Bamboozle Fest, The View, AOL Sessions, Iridium Jazz Club, BB Kings and IZOD Arena. Charlie Z has also toured 19 countries, 39 US States and can be heard on over 70 albums in addition to being in Sick Drummer Magazine's "Hall of Fame" and Blender Magazine as "One of the Best Drummers of All-Time."
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Drumageddon Brooklyn Reviews:
"We've seen some hell-a crazy drum solos in our time, but managing to take one up an entire Brooklyn Building from street-to-roof level might just take it...the Most Mental Drum Solo Ever."
Metal Hammer Magazine
"Drumageddon is the Ultimate Drum Solo. Charlie Z tears through a Brooklyn building drumming his way onto the roof."
New York Magazine
"A Drum Video that will make you want to quit drumming or never even start."
"Zeleny's drumming has to be heard to even be believed."
All Music Guide
"Bored of drum solos? Check this guy out!"
Rhythm Magazine UK
"Charlie Zeleny has proven himself a drumming monster."
"Charlie Zeleny plays an 8 minute drum solo while climbing up floors of a Brooklyn building in one continuous take (!!!). He really sells it...Really cool concept."
"Probably the coolest and most creative drum solo I've seen in a long time. Charlie Zeleny. Must watch even if you're not a drummer!"
Most drum solos are boring but Charlie Zeleny is simply amazing...the all time most insane drum solo."
"The single most metal drum solo ever!"
Pulse of the Maggots
"Yeah, this is basically the best drum solo you'll ever see."