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 ...

  2. Miranda Lambert to Make Acting Debut on 'Law & Order: SVU'

    January 10, 2012 8:15 AM EST 0 0 0 She may be the tough girl who sings about "Gunpowder and Lead," but CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert will try out a different role when she's the victim on an upcoming episode of the NBC series "Law and Order: Spec ...

  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. 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 ...

  11. 23OnTV

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 5 - 11, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Katharine McPhee. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Chris Brown (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The Essentials, ...

  12. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  13. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  14. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlis ...

  15. Eclectic Artists Cheer Disney's 'World'

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rooted in the notion of positive musical messages for children, Walt Disney Records has assembled "A World of Happiness." Similar to the 1972 Marlo Thomas & Friends release "Free To Be You & M Rooted in the notion of positive ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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). -- ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. '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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 'Bandstand' 50th Gala Grows

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers confirmed for next month's "American Bandstand's 50th ... A Celebration!" special on ABC. Set to air May 3, the two-hour special will R&B stars Brandy and Baby ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. QVC Auction, CD Sale To Benefit MusiCares

    February 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A Pete Townshend Signature Series Gibson guitar, a pair of Ray Charles' sunglasses, and Rolling Stone's "Britney [Spears] Wants You" issue -- each autographed by the respective artist -- are among the A Pete Townshend Signature S ...