This amazing video of an elderly woman completely killing it on drums was uploaded by YouTube user The Coalition Drum Shop earlier today. While the legitimacy of the video cannot be independently verified, a number of signs point to the video's authenticity. The Youtube account currently hosting the video appears to belong to a Wisconsin based musical instrument store of the same name. Another video of the woman performing was also posted on the store's Facebook page.
Update: Since Huffington Post first shared this story with you last week, the woman has been identified as 63-year-old Mary Hvizda. While the video described her as a Grandma Drummer, Hvizda is not in fact a grandmother. She has been drumming since the age of 15 and has played with nearly a dozen bands. After the video went viral reaching 2 million views over the weekend, Coalition Drum Shop has gifted a drum-set to Hvizda. You can view a brief interview with "grandma" extraordinaire and store owners below.
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