Mikkey Dee Goes for Metal's Highest-Ever Drum Solo in Commercial

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Scorpions drummer and Motorhead alum Mikkey Dee rises 40 toes within the air to play “most likely the highest-ever drum solo within the historical past of heavy steel” in a brand new advert appearing the ability of Volvo Vans.

The spot joins two others from Volvo this week. In the ones, Dee — the musician is approved to function heavy cars, as UCR identified — offers the vans a check force. In spite of everything, the drummer is understood for his intense double-pedal methodology, as Volvo underscores.

However is he in a position to move a 32-ton Volvo FMX Electrical truck down a steep slope? See the movies beneath.

In Dee's perfect drum solo strive, a big crane connected to one in all Volvo's heavy accountability vans hoists the rocker top above the stands at Ullevi enviornment in Gothenburg, Sweden — the place of origin of each the drummer and Volvo Team. In every other vid, Dee demonstrates Volvo Vans’ precision by means of seeking to nudge the mac towards a bass guitar with out toppling it.

As for that steep slope, Volvo has it lined. “The electrical driveline incorporates fewer shifting elements. And the responsiveness from urgent the accelerator to powering the wheels is instant and actual,” Volvo says. “This makes maneuvering in tight and difficult spots simple and controllable.”

Dee joined Scorpions in 2016 after the dying of Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister the former yr. He in short drummed for Skinny Lizzy earlier than being recruited as James Kottak's alternative within the Scorpions.

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