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Ozzy Osbourne And Anthony Kiedis Shooting Animal Rights Video

The veteran musicians have filmed a promo for Animals Asia's Let a Bear S**t in the Woods campaign, which is reportedly inspired by 1984 'mockumentary' This Is Spinal Tap. Other stars involved...

Harry Shearer To Release Anti-christmas Charity Single

Veteran funnyman Harry Shearer is reviving Spinal Tap's festive anthem Christmas With The Devil for an assault on the holiday charts.The Simpsons regular, who played bassist Derek Smalls in the mock rock band, has reworked...

Spinal Tap Stars Made Secret Pilgrimage To Stonehenge After Glastonbury

The stars of comedy rock act Spinal Tap made a secret pilgrimage to the real Stonehenge site after their performance at Britain's Glastonbury Festival.The iconic stone circle in Wiltshire, England is part of the spoof...

Billy Bragg: 'Kasabian Are As Bad As Spinal Tap'

Veteran musician Billy Bragg has compared British group Kasabian to parody rock band Spinal Tap.Bragg has criticised the rockers in the run-up to their career-defining set at Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival later this month (Jun14),...

Spinal Tap Planning 2014 Comeback

Comedy rock act Spinal Tap are planning a comeback in 2014.Co-founder Christopher Guest, who performs as guitarist Nigel Tufnel, has revealed he and bandmates David St. Hubbins and Derek Smalls are "in the midst of...

Fall Out Boy Pay Tribute To Spinal Tap On Tv

Fall Out Boy paid homage to comedy rockers Spinal Tap during a Tv performance in America on Wednesday night (17Apr13) by recreating the movie trio's fabled gig disasters onstage.Bassist Pete Wentz pretended to be stuck...

Michael Mckean Checks Into Physical Rehabilitation Centre

Spinal Tap star Michael Mckean has been relocated to a rehabilitation centre following his car accident in New York last week (begs21May12).The veteran funnyman was forced to pull out of his Tony-nominated Broadway show Gore...

Michael Mckean Takes First Steps Since Car Crash

Spinal Tap star Michael Mckean has taken his first steps since he was knocked down by a car on Tuesday (22May12).The veteran funnyman broke his leg and suffered facial lacerations after a car reportedly mounted...

Oscar Winner James Lecesne To Replace Michael Mckean In The Best Man

Oscar winner James Lecesne is to step in for Michael Mckean on Broadway as the Spinal Tap star recovers from a car accident in hospital.MCKean has been forced to pull out of the Tony Award-nominated...

Michael Mckean Thanks Fans For Support After Car Crash

Spinal Tap star Michael Mckean has thanked fans for their well wishes after he was knocked down by a car on Tuesday (22May12), insisting he's "overwhelmed" by their support.The veteran funnyman broke his leg and...

Michael Mckean Hospitalised After He Was Struck By Car

Spinal Tap star Michael Mckean has been hospitalised in New York after he was knocked down by a car.The veteran funnyman broke his leg and suffered facial lacerations in the accident on Tuesday (23May12). MCKean's...

Alice Cooper Brands Kesha 'The Devil'

Alice Cooper admits Kesha is "probably" the devil. 'I'll Bite Your Face Off' shock rocker Alice - real name Vincent Furnier - was initially reluctant to include a female singer on a track for his...

Spinal Tap Stars Tackle Jeopardy!

SPINAL TAP stars MICHAEL MCKEAN and HARRY SHEARER are set to fight for charity cash during a celebrity week of beloved U.S. game show JEOPARDY!The two actors/rockers will face off against each other during the...

Spinal Tap Rockers Head Out On Acoustic Tour

The stars of cult movie THIS IS... SPINAL TAP are to hit the road "unwigged and unplugged". Actors, musicians and comedy icons Christopher Guest, Michael MCKean and Harry Shearer will be leaving their flamboyant costumes and...

Spinal Tap Confirm Reunion

Spoof heavy metal band SPINAL TAP have confirmed they are to record their first album in nearly 20 years. The faux British rockers found fame in 1984 comedy documentary This Is Spinal Tap and went on...

Guest: 'I Know Who Built Stonehenge'

Moviemaker and SPINAL TAP mock rocker CHRISTOPHER GUEST is poking fun at the legend of the standing monoliths at England's Stonehenge in a new online interview. The Best In Show director claims he knows the...

Spinal Tap Reunite At Live Earth

Spoof rockers SPINAL TAP have reunited for a spectacular performance at the London leg of LIVE EARTH. The band created for 1984 film This Is Spinal Tap - David St. Hubbins (Michael MCKean) Nigel Tufnel...

Spinal Tap Reunite At Live Earth

Spoof rockers SPINAL TAP have reunited for a spectacular performance at the London leg of LIVE EARTH. The band created for 1984 film This Is Spinal Tap - David St. Hubbins (Michael MCKean) Nigel Tufnel...

Gervais To Join Spinal Tap

Spoof rock supergroup SPINAL TAP want British comedian RICKY GERVAIS to join them on stage when they perform at this summer's (07) Live Earth concert. The band, created for 1984 rockumentary This Is Spinal Tap,...

Spinal Tap Appear In New Charity Film

SPINAL TAP will not only reunite onstage at the Live Earth extravaganza this summer (Jul07) - the rock spoof supergroup are also heading back to the big screen. The trio has teamed up with This...

Spinal Tap Reunite For Live Earth

Spoof rockers SPINAL TAP are to reunite for a special performance at the London leg of this year's (07) Live Earth concert series, joining the likes of Madonna, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Genesis at...

Doherty Approached For Drug Rehab Reality Show

British rocker PETE DOHERTY has reportedly been asked to star in a new reality TV show, which will lock up celebrity drug addicts while they try to get clean. TV company Endemol - the creators...

Mckean Wins Celebrity Gameshow Challenge

SPINAL TAP star MICHAEL MCKEAN is the toast of Hollywood after beating US Education Secretary MARGARET SPELLINGS to the title of Celebrity Jeopardy champion. The actor/musician triumphed over a host of stars to win last...

Shearer's Beatle Endorsement

Actor HARRY SHEARER knew he'd hit the big time when late former BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON sneaked backstage during a SPINAL TAP show to give him the thumbs up. Shearer, who now provides the voice for...

Shearer Defends Gibson

Funnyman HARRY SHEARER is getting serious in an effort to defend MEL GIBSON, as the movie star faces ongoing criticism for an ill-advised, drunken rant against Jews. THE SIMPSONS star insists he doesn't want to...

Bon Jovi Slams The Darkness

American rocker JON BON JOVI has launched a scathing attack on THE DARKNESS, likening the British band to spoof group SPINAL TAP. The BON JOVI frontman, 43, is amazed The Darkness take themselves seriously as...

Ashcroft Dismisses Verve Fans' Resentment

Singer/songwriter RICHARD ASHCROFT has slammed criticism from former fans who hold him responsible for splitting up THE VERVE at the height of their fame. THE DRUGS DON'T WORK rockers announced their parting in 1999,...

Backstreet Boys Tour Chaos

The BACKSTREET BOYS much-hyped reunion tour is in trouble before it has begun - the ageing boyband are struggling to sell tickets. According to reports, concert promoters have scaled down the size of venues...

Stereophonics Left Technician Stranded In Desert

STEREOPHONICS frontman KELLY JONES' favourite rock 'n' roll moment happened while touring America - when the band enjoyed an epic road-trip before realising they'd left one of their crew stranded in the middle of nowhere....

Guest Dumps Mockumentaries

SPINAL TAP icon CHRISTOPHER GUEST has disappointed fans by refusing to make any more "mockumentary" movies - because he no longer finds them funny. The actor/director realised he'd made too many comic documentaries when...

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