1. 'Spinal Tap' Actor Christopher Guest Recalls Odd Fans, Fun of Making Movie at New York Film Fest

    October 12, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Although 1984's This is Spinal Tap is one of the most-quoted movies of the past few decades, star Christopher Guest hadn't seen the cult comedy in almost 15 years before he appeared at a special 30th anniversary screening on Wednesday (O ...

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  3. Harry Shearer Enlists Jane Lynch, Dr. John on New Album

    July 24, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Harry Shearer's politically pointed new album, "Can't Take a Hint," is considerably different than anything he's done before, either on his own or with Spinal Tap and the Folksmen from "A Mighty Wind." The 13-track ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Judith Owen

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has their dark side," Judith Owen says. "I've noticed that very dark people are really funny and every funny person I've met has ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CB ...

  13. 42OnTV

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 16 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Dierks Bentley. "The Megan Mullally Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Mario Vazquez (also scheduled: Bradley Whitford). "St ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Billboard Bits: U2, Big Head Todd, Harry Shearer

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on U2, Big Head Todd, Harry Shearer U2 has begun adding dates to the 2006 edition of its box-office busting Vertigo tour, including an April 8 show at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, the group's first appearance in Hawaii since 1985. Also new t ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Roommate Refurbishes Lost D. Boon Tapes

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A former roommate of late singer/guitarist D. Boon has expanded a CD of previously unreleased recordings, "D. Boon & Friends," which was originally released in 2003. With classic punk trio the Minutemen back in the spotlight thanks to ...

  18. New Seasonal Offerings Compete For Attention

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking perennial silver and gold, and 2004 can be considered a banner year for seasonal fare. Thanks to new albums from Ever year, artists and labels pull together holi ...

  19. Shearer To Host TEC Awards

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Entertainer Harry Shearer will host the 20th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards, scheduled for Oct. 30 at the San Francisco Marriott. Entertainer Harry Shearer will host the 20th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativ ...

  20. 'Simpsons' Crew Underworked, Underpaid

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT All right, so I'm assuming that not too many of you earn $20,000 an hour--and if you did, you probably wouldn't take a walk while demanding, oh, $55,000 an hour. This, however, is the situation at "T All right, so I'm assuming ...

  21. TMBG Documentary Heads To DVD

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An expanded edition of "Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)," AJ Schnack's feature documentary about Brooklyn, N.Y.-based rock duo They Might Be Giants, is being readied for release on DVD. Plexifilm, in a An expanded edition of "Giga ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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). -- ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. '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 ...

  26. TMBG's 'Gigantic' Film Finds U.S. Distribution

    December 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After months of film festival and special screenings, "Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)," AJ Schnack's feature film documentary about Brooklyn, N.Y.-based duo They Might Be Giants, has been picked up by After months of film festival and ...

  27. TMBG Screen 'Gigantic' Documentary In NYC

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Filmmakers AJ Schnack (director) and Shirley Moyers (producer) screened their They Might Be Giants documentary in New York last night (May 2) for an audience of family, friends, fans, and potential di Filmmakers AJ Schnack (director) and Shirley Moy ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...