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Date: 01/15/10 09:05 AM

81 Responses to 5-Year-Old Boy Rocks Hell Out Of Drum Kit [Video]

  1. Profile photo of Nneri
    Nneri Female 13-17
    992 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 8:57 am
    Link: 5-Year-Old Boy Rocks Hell Out Of Drum Kit - 5-year-old Jonah will make your ears bleed and face melt with his insane version of System of a Down`s Toxicity.
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    Unborn_Son Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 9:25 am
    That was awesome.
  3. Profile photo of cdlangwell97
    cdlangwell97 Female 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 9:32 am
    Rock on kiddo!!! That was awesome!
  4. Profile photo of DrVenkman
    DrVenkman Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 9:40 am
    I seriously expected this to suck but holy sh*t that was incredible.
  5. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    January 15, 2010 at 9:52 am
    He`s Really Good.
  6. Profile photo of Handsompod
    Handsompod Male 30-39
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    January 15, 2010 at 9:53 am
    This kid will be a legend.
  7. Profile photo of letsgopoping
    letsgopoping Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 9:55 am
    rock on little buddy..
  8. Profile photo of MsMalicious
    MsMalicious Female 18-29
    291 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 9:58 am
    As a huge system fan, This was incredible!!!!!
    I bow down to you little kid \m/ x.X \m/
  9. Profile photo of octobers
    octobers Male 18-29
    40 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 9:59 am
    look at this kid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6T4OwacR...
  10. Profile photo of coffeekoneko
    coffeekoneko Female 18-29
    1008 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 10:04 am
    It`s true! My face has been melted!!
  11. Profile photo of Sigon
    Sigon Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 10:12 am
    almost as good as the actual system drummer, but a 6th the age...pure win
  12. Profile photo of roin_16
    roin_16 Female 18-29
    82 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 10:14 am
    i hope i have alil boy like him! lol awesome!
  13. Profile photo of 6point02
    6point02 Female 18-29
    71 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 10:27 am
    wow. he was incredible!
  14. Profile photo of XbigXmommaX
    XbigXmommaX Female 18-29
    474 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 10:36 am
    wow this kid is so focused for a kid his age he`s amazing
  15. Profile photo of FIRST_poster
    FIRST_poster Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 10:52 am
    drating awesome
  16. Profile photo of Jaydeejj
    Jaydeejj Female 70 & Over
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    January 15, 2010 at 11:06 am
    I always wonder if having kids master these instruments at such a young age a form of child abuse. Don`t get me wrong, I`m sure there are 3 or 4 year olds saying "I want to learn how to play the drums" And they play and play and get awesome. And then there are those that are forced for the fame.
  17. Profile photo of TheGax
    TheGax Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 11:08 am
    it`s a drummer alien from hell!!!!!

    *jonah rocks, indeed

  18. Profile photo of coolthing97
    coolthing97 Male 18-29
    1057 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:09 am
    That was sooo kickass!!! :-O I was stunned. >.> He`s got an idea for show and tell. ;-)
  19. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:13 am
    holy crapppp he isn`t even 5 years old...his website says he is only 4...wow
  20. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
    4033 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:13 am
    Awesomeness
  21. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 11:14 am
    apparently, according to his website, he has never even had a lesson...

    "playing as much as he can, whenever he can. Jonah is completely self taught, never had a lesson, and if you`ve watched him play, you know he absolutely loves it."

  22. Profile photo of Crawdaddy197
    Crawdaddy197 Male 30-39
    353 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:16 am
    I saw this kid when he was younger and had a crappy drum set. He could still play well on them though.
  23. Profile photo of Crawdaddy197
    Crawdaddy197 Male 30-39
    353 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:19 am
    @ octobers.

    Tony Royster Jr. is much older now. Check this link out.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcBjcIBHxis

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    gothgirl69 Female 18-29
    423 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:21 am
    drating amazing! now thats responsible parenting! little kid with constructive things to do AND he has hearing protection on. not to mention the talent! 5 star all the way.
  25. Profile photo of jinxiejae
    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2928 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:31 am
    ROCK ON LITTLE DUDE!!!!
  26. Profile photo of lukas1051
    lukas1051 Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 11:37 am
    My god, that`s amazing! Great song, and great playing, I wasn`t expecting anything this good. Shame about the sound quality, but still awesome! Rock on litle fella, if he can drum like that at 5, imagine what he`ll be like when he`s 25.
  27. Profile photo of GirlieMutant
    GirlieMutant Female 18-29
    236 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:37 am
    aw of the day!
  28. Profile photo of xxPinkxx
    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 11:52 am
    awesome. i hope my kid is musical, like me. ill have him in lessons early like that for sure
  29. Profile photo of AlterImuruki
    AlterImuruki Male 13-17
    173 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:53 am
    amazing.
  30. Profile photo of StellaT
    StellaT Female 13-17
    150 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:01 pm
    RIDICULOUS!
  31. Profile photo of Nick_13
    Nick_13 Male 30-39
    394 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:09 pm
    funny he`s even got the amphetamine-fuelled chewing going on...
  32. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25406 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:10 pm
    Hardcore!
  33. Profile photo of KOLLO
    KOLLO Female 18-29
    396 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    thats so cool and he looks so happy doind it! but then what five year old child wouldn`t be happy bashing the hell out of something!!
  34. Profile photo of Agent00Smith
    Agent00Smith Male 18-29
    2581 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:23 pm
    Well he has toxicity down thats for true.
  35. Profile photo of DaDooode
    DaDooode Male 18-29
    141 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:37 pm
    Autistic. Definetly.
  36. Profile photo of qwelch
    qwelch Female 18-29
    145 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:10 pm
    Wow, that was really impressive. :D
  37. Profile photo of kooleyo
    kooleyo Male 13-17
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    January 15, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    it seems like a lot of groups or artists are attracted to playing this song(anyone remember that group of female violinists?) anyway this kid can really play!
  38. Profile photo of jde824
    jde824 Male 18-29
    241 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:28 pm
    I don`t think he looks autistic at all... he looks like a bad-ass five-year-old drummer.
  39. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    January 15, 2010 at 1:45 pm
    I`m impressed!
  40. Profile photo of patticakes
    patticakes Female 18-29
    463 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:48 pm
    I`m speechless.
  41. Profile photo of punkipenguin
    punkipenguin Female 18-29
    778 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    aww. ^_^ i love when he looks at the camera and breaks into a huge smile. he`s adorable, and he kicks major ass on drums.
  42. Profile photo of Golkar
    Golkar Male 18-29
    391 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:57 pm
    Not necessarily autistic, but entirely possible DaDooode. I have a cousin who is Autistic, and the emotion this child is displaying while he plays the drums is showing otherwise. It is also equally as possible that this child has good parents who work hard with him at something he obviously loves, and that he is extremely talented. There are incredible people born into the world, we just don`t always find them.
  43. Profile photo of punkipenguin
    punkipenguin Female 18-29
    778 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm
    why do you assume he is autistic dadooode?
  44. Profile photo of punkipenguin
    punkipenguin Female 18-29
    778 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm
    aww. ^_^ i love when he looks at the camera and breaks into a huge smile. he`s adorable, and he kicks major ass on drums.
  45. Profile photo of TysonRP
    TysonRP Male 13-17
    312 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:12 pm
    I`m not sure if this kid is autistic or not.
    I have a cousin who is autistic and he is the greatest piano player I have ever seen, and he is six years old. My cousin can hear a song once and play it perfectly on the piano without any practicing whatsoever.
    It is possible that this kid is autistic, but it is also possible that this kid is simply devoted to his art.
  46. Profile photo of alphanoninc
    alphanoninc Male 70 & Over
    210 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:17 pm
    he is so cute. i just want to give him a big cuddle and a high five. :)
  47. Profile photo of your0mom
    your0mom Male 13-17
    374 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:25 pm
    love this
  48. Profile photo of nick9399
    nick9399 Male 18-29
    59 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 3:48 pm
    shopped....next
  49. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    January 15, 2010 at 4:06 pm
    Usually with this "young child is brilliant musician" videos, I watch 30s and think "They`re rubbish" or "They`re good for a 5 year old", i.e. they`re mediocre.

    This one`s different. He`s good, not just good for his age.

  50. Profile photo of ElDavo
    ElDavo Male 18-29
    2149 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 4:07 pm
    I feel based on the scrolling "Property of jonahrocks.com" text that at some point the parents are gonna try to cash in for themselves...
  51. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12390 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 4:18 pm
    I feel based on the scrolling "Property of jonahrocks.com" text that at some point the parents are gonna try to cash in for themselves...

    Or for his higher education, or for more kit for him, or for some kind of trust fund for him.

    A lot of really good musicians start playing at a very young age because they already know it`s their talent, the thing that they do. It`s not always pressure from parents.

    It`s the same with people who have a high level of skill in other areas. Mary Sommerville is a good example - she taught herself higher maths in her childhood because she already knew that she was a mathematician. She did so against her parents` wishes (it was widely believed at the time that maths was bad for a girl`s health), so they certainly weren`t pushing her into it.

  52. Profile photo of RyanHake
    RyanHake Male 18-29
    2690 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 4:44 pm
    What a badass :)
  53. Profile photo of SebastianLam
    SebastianLam Male 13-17
    730 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 5:13 pm
    Dude this kid is bad ass, he`s gonna get some major tail when he gets older.
  54. Profile photo of B3N0C1D3
    B3N0C1D3 Male 18-29
    783 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 5:20 pm
    The kid has a TON of talent. I just hope he gets to have a normal childhood and his parents aren`t complete asshats about it.
  55. Profile photo of admisaok
    admisaok Male 18-29
    516 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 8:14 pm
    he`s got some minor timing issues, but he is also 5 years old... with practice he will be a far better drummer than i could ever be. he`s got the natural talent and he seems to enjoy drumming; i think he could go far with drumming
  56. Profile photo of dontcare91
    dontcare91 Male 13-17
    65 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 8:40 pm
    wow he is really talented for his young age.
  57. Profile photo of Ninja-Nerd
    Ninja-Nerd Male 18-29
    139 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 8:42 pm
    Quite impressive for someone that young! Certainly, it`s not perfect, but hell.
  58. Profile photo of Jaydizzle
    Jaydizzle Male 13-17
    25 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 8:50 pm
    jesus h christ
    this is what we call a musical savant haha
  59. Profile photo of Shaboobalah
    Shaboobalah Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 10:41 pm
    Winner! You can tell he`s enjoying it, too, which is nice.
  60. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 12:12 am
    Meh. He ain`t that great
  61. Profile photo of DuckBoy87
    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 12:13 am
    Well I can`t tell how authentic his version is, partly because I`ve never heard the song before, and partly I never listen to the drum track, I usually listen to the bass track; but he is still a good drummer, for his age and experience. Now if he can play more riffs than he`d be a great drummer.
    After all, being able to play a riff through repetition and being able to play any riff through learning technique are two different things.
  62. Profile photo of sussane
    sussane Female 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 12:43 am
    very very funny, hahaha
  63. Profile photo of thelonious
    thelonious Male 40-49
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    January 16, 2010 at 1:03 am
    Needs more cowbell
  64. Profile photo of GothicQueen
    GothicQueen Male 13-17
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    January 16, 2010 at 3:05 am
    I love that song and he is just to cute. with more practice i`m sure he will be awesome.
  65. Profile photo of bridog6996
    bridog6996 Male 18-29
    571 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 3:16 am
    Rockin!

    The thing about child prodigies, though, is that they usually just peak early, and at some point they end up at the same level as their peers. Either that, or they get burned out and end up doing something else with their lives. The Mozarts of the world are an extreme rarity.

  66. Profile photo of Farsidedown
    Farsidedown Male 18-29
    421 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 4:04 am
    good to see his parents are taking the necessary precautions so that he won`t go deaf any time soon!
  67. Profile photo of sk8punk770
    sk8punk770 Female 13-17
    109 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 5:36 am
    Whoa, SJC kit...Good stuff!!! :D
    kid`s got talent!
  68. Profile photo of GlooStikk
    GlooStikk Male 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 8:54 am
    aw so cute! he cant even reach the kick and hat!! :3

    @bridog6996: i would add that many prodigies become disillusioned with themselves and their craft as they become adults because of a general realization that they haven`t LIVED the music. Art of any kind is based firmly in communication between people so when you show me a 6yr old who plays the blues like Stevie Ray Vaughn, i say "how does this kid have the blues?"

    Prodigies like Mozart and others can certainly GROW into themselves as real artists, but while they are still child prodigies, they are just really good imitators. PHOTOSHOP!!!

  69. Profile photo of izzy_meow
    izzy_meow Female 13-17
    63 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 9:11 am
    this kids really good =]
    my dad is a drummer and has practiced his entire life and this kid`s only a few years old!
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    Boredered Male 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 10:36 am
    Wow, there are going to be sooo many amazing people in like 15 years.
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    DrkAng3LxNat Female 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 12:08 pm
    he should get together with that young prodigy guitar player from Japan... the 8-yr old one

    I forgot his name though >:

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    sbeelz Male 30-39
    2868 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 12:59 pm
    "Prodigies like Mozart and others can certainly GROW into themselves as real artists, but while they are still child prodigies, they are just really good imitators."

    Cool story, bro, but Mozart started COMPOSING at the age of five.

  73. Profile photo of xChapstick
    xChapstick Male 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 3:48 pm
    drating impressive.
  74. Profile photo of catsrule313
    catsrule313 Female 13-17
    393 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 3:56 pm
    well that`s his future:)
  75. Profile photo of dragonshadoz
    dragonshadoz Female 18-29
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    January 16, 2010 at 11:08 pm
    I wanna learn how to drum. :-(
  76. Profile photo of najamesk1
    najamesk1 Male 18-29
    194 posts
    January 17, 2010 at 3:43 am
    That kids music career is set.
  77. Profile photo of Squab27
    Squab27 Male 13-17
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    January 18, 2010 at 9:27 am
    why does it say the video is private?
  78. Profile photo of CC911
    CC911 Female 30-39
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    January 18, 2010 at 11:37 am
    You can still see it here http://www.ablog4guys.com/5-year-old-jon...
  79. Profile photo of idiotfilter
    idiotfilter Male 18-29
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    January 18, 2010 at 9:17 pm
    psh...i`ve heard 5 year olds do better...
  80. Profile photo of fishgul69
    fishgul69 Female 18-29
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    January 20, 2010 at 8:40 pm
    thanks for the post CC911.

    the kid is awesome!!

  81. Profile photo of exwolves
    exwolves Male 18-29
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    January 28, 2010 at 2:20 pm
    drumming is a very private thing.

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