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Christopher Guest (as Nigel Tufnel) in the hit 1984 movie This Is Spinal Tap.


SPINAL TAP (1964–1982-FICTIONAL, 1984, 1992, 2001, 2007, 2009–PRESENT). David St. Hubbins, played by Michael McKean (vocals/guitar), Nigel Tufnel, played by Christopher Guest (guitar), Derek Smalls, played by Harry Shearer (bass), Mick Shrimpton, played by R. J. Parnell (drums, usually Mick Shrimpton, or his brother Rick, many other previous drummers died in accidents, including bizarre gardening accidents, so too many to mention here), Viv Savage, played by David Kaff (keyboards). Spinal Read more [...]


SATAN (1979–87). Trevor Robinson (vocals, replaced by Ian Swift, Lou Taylor, then Michael Jackson), Steve Ramsey (guitar), Russ Tippins (guitar), Graeme English (bass), Andey Reed (drums, replaced by Sean Taylor). Satan were a British New Wave of heavy metal band, who eventually evolved into the band Pariah and also had connections to the classic NWOHM band, not to be confused with the object of worship for many in the black metal scene. The band had a hard time keeping a consistent vocalist; Read more [...]


MUDVAYNE (1996–PRESENT). Kud (vocals), Gurrg (guitar), Ryknow (bass), sPaG (drums). Mudvayne was formed in 1996 by Kud (Chad Grey), Gurrg (Greg Tribbett), and sPaG (Mathew McDonough), eventually joined by bassist Ryknow (Ryan Martinie). The band is best known for their outlandish make-up and sense of style, appearing in matching outrageous costumes that fall somewhere between GWAR and Spinal Tap meets Devo in a food fight. The music is utterly forgettable nu metal with touches of electronica. Read more [...]