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08/27/2013 12:38 pm ET Updated Aug 28, 2013

Eric "Mean Melin" Melin Crowned Air Guitar World Champion 2013 (VIDEO)

We like to shred a mean air guitar from time to time here at The Huffington Post, but have got nothing on the finalists who competed in the Air Guitar World Championships 2013 on Aug. 23rd in Oulu, Finland.

A new king has been crowned, and his name is Eric "Mean Melin" Melin. Watch him absolutely kill it with his fierce, headbanging performance in the video above. For those who are curious, here is the full list of this year's winners:

1. Eric "Mean Melin" Melin (US) 34,2 (17,7)

2. Doug "The Thunder" Stroock (US) 34,2 (16,8)

3. Thom "W!ld Th!ng 37" Wilding (UK) 34,1

4. Justin "Nordic Thunder" Howard (US) 34,0

5. Jason "Lt. Facemelter" Farnan (US) 33,5

6. Kereel "Your Daddy" Blumenkrants (RU) 33,3

6. Emmanuelle "Miss Issipy" Stempniakowski (BE) 33,3

6. Mitsuaki "Inogami Koushou" Inoue (JP) 33,3

9. Georgi "Photo" Nikolov (BG) 32,6

10. Corentin "Airgus" Fermont (BE) 31,6

11. Daniel "Moredrive" Oldemeier (DE) 16,4

12. Kasper "ThunderFlesh" Toernstroem (DK) 16,3 

12. Altair "Rockin' Rabbit" Kassymov (KZ) 16,3

14. Benjamin "Benny Fairguson" Thiebaut (FR) 16,0

15. James "The Beast" Lowe (NL) 15,7

16. Vladlena "Ivana Rock" Kaminskaya (RU) 15,6

17. Christian "Heart Buckboard" Sweep (DE) 15,1

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