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Metal masters Glenn Tipton, Matt Heafy, Willie Adler, Dino Cazares, Ben Weinman and more share their own awkward tales
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This Is Spinal Tap has been celebrated as the ultimate metal mockumentary. But not everyone got the joke.
Spinal Tap have reunited several times onstage and in the studio since they were the subject of director Rob Reiner’s 1984 metal mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap.
Tufnel discussed the amp capo—and many other amazing and wonderful things—in the April 1992 issue of Guitarist magazine.
The following gallery shows the best rock music that Tinseltown has managed to create—in some cases with chart-topping success.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the greatest rock parody ever made, we present a few scenes from 1984's This Is Spinal Tap — in stop-motion Lego form! Hey, why not?