1. Spinal Tap Making Plans for 2014

    July 22, 2013 12:45 PM EDT Spinal Tap co-founder Christopher Guest has hinted that the semi-ficticious heavy metal outfit may be reuniting in 2014. In an interview with The Observer , Guest said that "We get asked to do shows on a regular basis. But what I will say is ...

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  3. Spinal Tap 'Unwigged' Tour Coming To DVD

    August 05, 2009 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trio behind Spinal Tap and the Folksmen has set a Sept. 1 release date for a DVD of their recent concert tour. "Unwigged & Unplugged: An Evening with Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer" features an entire 35-track ...

  4. Chart Beat: Jonas Brothers, Drake, Mariah Carey

    June 25, 2009 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 FAMILY AFFAIR, PART 1: Jonas Brothers burst onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "Lines, Vines and Trying Times." The album, featuring first single "Paranoid" and "Before the Storm," a duet with Miley Cyrus, is the sibl ...

  5. Spinal Tap Springs 'Back From The Dead'

    June 24, 2009 2:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spinal Tap is "Back From the Dead." At least according to the title of the group's new album. The June 16 release commemorates the 25th anniversary of the cult-classic film "This Is Spinal Tap." David St. Hubbins (Michael Mc ...

  6. Exclusive: Spinal Tap Debuts Song, Comes 'Back From The Dead' For Album

    May 07, 2009 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Back From The Dead" - Spinal Tap Listen to our exclusive stream of Spinal Tap's new song "Back From The Dead" The inspiration for a new Spinal Tap album differs depending on who you ask. Harry Shearer -- who crafted Tap wit ...

  7. Spinal Tap Trio Announce "Unwigged" Tour

    March 02, 2009 3:48 PM EST 0 0 0 Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer are leaving the costumes and wigs at home but will still play the music of their cinematic alter egos Spinal Tap, as well as the Folksmen from "A Mighty Wind" on a 30-date concert tour th ...

  8. Spinal Tap Trio Announce "Unwigged" Tour

    March 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer are leaving the costumes and wigs at home but will still play the music of their cinematic alter egos Spinal Tap, as well as the Folksmen from "A Mighty Wind" on a 30-date concert tour ...

  9. Spinal Tap Reuniting For Live Earth Show

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Spinal Tap is back, and this time the band wants to help save the world from global warming. The fictional heavy metal group immortalized in the 1984 mockumentary, "This Is Spinal Tap," will reunite f Spinal Tap is back, and this time the ...

  10. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin ...

  11. Volkswagen Cars To Feature First Act Guitars

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Burgeoning guitar maker First Act and auto giant Volkswagen have struck a deal through which new VW customers will receive a brand new six-string that is playable through the car's stereo system. Burgeoning guitar maker First Act and auto giant ...

  12. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smi ...

  13. Shearer Launches Label, Readies Several Projects

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Harry Shearer has put his stamp on such iconic roles as Spinal Tap bass player Derek Smalls and "The Simpsons" nosy neighbor Ned Flanders, but he's about to add record label owner to his resume. Harry Shearer has put his stamp on such ...

  14. It is clear that "A Mighty Wind" is destined for

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It is clear that "A Mighty Wind" is destined for at least a few nominations come Oscar timeā€”and a best original song nod is all but a given. It is clear that "A Mighty Wind" is destined for at least a few nominations come Oscar t ...

  15. Music Flicks Herald AFI Center Opening

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues shouters, soul survivors, and fictional folkies were in the spotlight when the American Film Institute (AFI) opened its new Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Md., over the las Blues shouters, soul survivors, and fictional fo ...

  16. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The debut album from Lisa Marie Presley, "To Whom It May Concern" (Capitol). -- U.K. experimental electronic duo Autechre's "Draft 7.30" (Warp). -- ...

  17. Week of April 7-13

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV highlights for April 7, 2003. Let's start the week off with some hot country music! Monday night on CMT we'll find out exactly who's the hottest on the "Flameworthy Music Video Awards." Videos by Faith Hill ...

  18. 'Spinal Tap' Stars Exhale 'A Mighty Wind'

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DMZ/Columbia will on April 8 release the soundtrack to the film "A Mighty Wind," which, as previously reported, stars "This Is Spinal Tap" principals Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shear DMZ/Columbia will on April 8 ...

  19. Guest, Levy Sets Their Sights On Folk

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On the heels of the wildly acclaimed comedies "Best in Show" (2000) and "Waiting for Guffman" (1996), Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy are teaming again to write an as-yet-untitled feature film about On the heels of the wildly a ...

  20. Spinal Tap Brings Rock, Guests To NYC

    June 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap came back from the dead last night (June 4) at New York's Carnegie Hall with a 20-song, 90-minute performance as part of the annual Toyota Comedy Festival. Frontm Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap came ...

  21. Spinal Tap Recharges For Summer Tour

    April 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap will set off on the six-date Back From the Dead tour this summer, including a June 4 appearance at New York's famed Carnegie Hall as part of the ninth annual Toyo Beloved hard rock veterans Spinal Tap will ...