Join our newsletter to stay current on all your favorite artists!

Watch Ween Destroy Claude Coleman’s Drum Set, On This Day In 2008

Ween made their triumphant return in 2016, after taking a four year hiatus while Aaron Freeman, most loyally known as Gene Ween, left the band to focus on his drug and alcohol addiction. Needless to say, the last few years of the band’s career, before calling it quits in 2012, provided fans with quite the memorable performances from the band.

In 2008, Ween played two nights at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, Colorado. On the second night, after playing 32 straight songs, the band went into “Squeal on the Pusher,” which led into an epic, power-driven, spaced-out, weird-as-ever drum solo to be remembered forever. When the band tried to go back into “Squeal on the Pusher,” as the closing encore of the night, drummer Claude Coleman Jr. continued his soloing until the band eventually destroyed his entire drumkit and walked off stage.

Watch how it goes down in the video below, courtesy of BowlPatrol354:

You can enjoy the entire 7/17/08 show, courtesy of Kingkita, right here: