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Birth Place: United Kingdom
Years Active: 1965-1984, 1992, 2001, 2007, 2009-present
Genres: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Comedy Rock, Psychedelic Rock

Spinal Tap (officially spelled "Spıal Tap", with a non-functional umlaut over the letter ''n''—n-diaeresis—and a dotless letter i) is a Grammy-nominated parody fictional heavy metal band that first appeared on a failed 1979 ABC TV sketch comedy pilot called "The T.V. Show", starring Rob Reiner. The sketch, actually a mock promotional video for the song "Rock and Roll Nightmare", was written by Reiner and the band, and included songwriter/performer Loudon Wainwright III on keyboards. Later the band became the fictional subject of the 1984 rockumentary/​mockumentary film ''This Is Tap''. The band members are portrayed by Michael McKean (as David St. Hubbins), Christopher Guest (as Nige... Continue Bio >>

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