Spinal Tap

The World's Most Dangerous Band Leader, Paul Shaffer, Has A New Show On AXS TV And It Looks Amazing!

Video of Introducing Paul Shaffer’s Plus Ones for Season One! As far as music goes, is there anything Paul Shaffer hasn't done yet? He famously led David Letterman's World's Most Dangerous Band for over three decades. He has been the musical director for all of the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame...
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That Time Spinal Tap Held Open Auditions For A New Drummer

Being able to audition for one of the biggest bands in the world is a huge opportunity. But if that band is Spinal Tap, and they're in need of a new drummer, it's perfectly reasonable to be a little hesitant. The band has had a long, infamous history with its drummers perishing under mysterious...
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Spinal Tap To Reunite For 35th Anniversary of 'This Is Spinal Tap"

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of one of the greatest rock films and mockumentaries, Spinal Tap has announced that they will reunite at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival following the screening of This Is Spinal Tap . Video of Spinal Tap - Backstage/Mini-Bread catastrophe The band, consisting of...
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Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls Reveals All-Star Lineup For "Smalls Change" Solo Album

In March 2017 Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap had caused a bit of an online stir after a photo was posted to Twitter of himself with Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers . The story was Smith, Grohl and a handful of some other top-notch rockers were going to be part...
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What Are Dave Grohl & Chad Smith Doing With Derek Smalls Of Spinal Tap?

It's like a trifecta of rock n' roll drumming perfection: Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl , Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith , Jim Keltner ( John Lennon , George Harrison, Joe Cocker , Bob Dylan ), and Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls (played by actor/comedian Harry Shearer ) attended a meeting...
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Steven Tyler Of Aerosmith 'Didn't Get' The Rockumentary Parody 'This Is Spinal Tap'

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says that his fellow bandmate Steven Tyler failed to see the humor in the 1984 spoof rockumentary This Is Spinal Tap . "When we watched 'Spinal Tap', my wife and I saw it, and we fell on the floor," said Perry. "It was great, every bit is brilliant as it was supposed...
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9 Spinal Tap Moments That Really Happened

The acclaimed rock n' roll mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap became everyone's favorite comedy in 1984. Following the lives of the members of Spinal Tap, fictional British rockers that have everything in the world, except a clue. But if you're familiar with the term "truth is stranger than fiction,"...
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Director, Actor Rob Reiner Talks About The Very Personal Subject Of Addiction In His New Film "Being Charlie"

Rob Reiner knows Comedy. His father, Carl Reiner , was a great comedy actor, writer, and director who worked on such pioneering television shows like "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "Milton Berle's Show Of Shows" . Later on he was the uber liberal foil "Meathead" to Archie Bunker's grumpy conservative...
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Michael McKean Believes 'Spinal Tap' Predicted The Future For A Few Rock Stars

When the iconic mock-rockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap was released, many rock bands saw themselves in its characters the same way those working in offices see themselves in the television show The Office . When appearing as a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon , actor Michael McKean (...
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Richard Pryor's Black Death Metal And The Johnny Fever Connection

In 1977 there were 3 major networks, PBS, and a couple of UHF stations to keep television viewers entertained. ABC's 'Happy Days' and it's spin off 'Laverne And Shirley' ruled the Tuesday night Family Hour. Somehow, Comedian Richard Pryor convinced N BC to let him do his own variety show which they...
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