One might say that they are wailing harder then captain ahab, or "going ahab". In case your completely ignorant, captain ahab is from Moby Dick, and he was hunting a giant whale... or whaling, if you will.
*Kyle is playing Guitar Hero as Adam stares in awe*
Adam: "OMG!! Kyle is playing Bark at the Moon on extreme mode, he's totally going ahab!"
Kyle: "I pwn"