The 2013 Air Guitar World Championships

1 Eric Mean Melin Melin (US)

1. Eric “Mean Melin” Melin (US)

The 2013 Air Guitar World Championships took place in Oulu, Finland at Rotuaari Square on Friday, August 23, 2013. American air guitarist and drummer Eric “Mean Melin” Melin won the event with his epic performance seen below.

The purpose of the Air Guitar World Championships is to promote world peace. According to the ideology of the Air Guitar, wars would end and all bad things would disappear, if all the people in the world played the Air Guitar. This is why the whole universe is invited to play the Air Guitar at the end of the competition.

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4. Justin “Nordic Thunder” Howard (US)

15 James The Beast Lowe (NL)

15. James “The Beast” Lowe (NL)

3 Thom W!ld Th!ng 37 Wilding (UK)

3. Thom “W!ld Th!ng 37″ Wilding (UK)

6 Mitsuaki Inogami Koushou Inoue (JP)

6. Mitsuaki “Inogami Koushou” Inoue (JP)

photos by Mauri Ratilainen

images and video via Air Guitar World Championships

via The Guardian

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