Yamaha Motorcycle Division Creates Insane Drum Kit

It’s too bad that Motley Crue is hanging it up as far as touring goes because I’m sure Tommy Lee would like to try out this bit of insanity.

The musical instruments division of Yamaha gave the company’s motorcycle division a challenge: design a drum kit using their unique design sensibilities. They came up with this.


I’m not sure how you’re supposed to play this thing, but I’d sure like to give it a try. More at Engadget.


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