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Nigel Tufnel

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck On Tour: Where Cars Meet Guitars

    On paper, it seems like at odd pairing for a joint tour: Brian Wilson, Head Beach Boy and pop-music chronicler of sunny California life, with Jeff Beck, fiery and restless hard-rock English guitarist whose work helped lay the groundwork for heavy metal. Not to mention inspire Nigel Tufnel's haircut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    The 10 Most Spinal Tap Moments From Metallica: Through the Never

    Over the weekend, Metallica: Through the Never opened in theaters nationwide. As a longtime fan of the planet's favorite heavy-metal band, I wasn't going to miss it. Not only because I love Metallica's music (the good stuff, anyway), but because I'm also a fan of hilariously overblown visual spectac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    (UPDATED) Incubus' Brandon Boyd Played Dallas, Um, Houston Last Night

    Look, I am sure it happens. You are in a touring rock band -- a major one at that -- and the days they run together. Hours pass by and the next thing you know it's two months later, and you have maybe changed your pants twice, plus you are somehow divorced. Last night during his band's opening set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Last Night: Concrete Blonde At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Abrahan Garza​Concrete Blonde, Girl In a Coma Fitzgerald's October 30, 2011 Aftermath was as bummed as anyone when Concrete Blonde, after a few fits and starts, apparently called it quits back in 2006. We also kicked ourselves repeatedly when we were unable to make any of the dates ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Spinal Tap's Nigel Tufnel's 11 Loudest Quotes

    ​Today, 11/11/10, we honor a man willing to lay down his life for rock and roll, master of the saddest of all keys, Spinal Tap lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel. (It seems like today is also some sort of other holiday/observance. Right?) Much more than just a six-string genius, Tufnel is also a hum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Eight Songs That Make Us Want To Go Back To School

    ​Last week, when Rocks Off was editing our former intern Matthew Keever's article about the worst back-to-school soundtracks when Jerry Lee Lewis' "High School Confidential" popped into our head out of the blue. Not really out of the blue, we guess, but the next thing we knew we were thinking, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Semi-Spinal Tap Show Moves to House of Blues

    Rocks Off just got word from AEG Live that Friday night's "Unwigged & Unplugged" acoustic show, featuring original Spinal Tap members David St. Hubbins, Nigel Tufnel and Derek Smalls, has been moved from Jones Hall to House of Blues. Mysteriously, no reason was given, but shows never seem to mo ... More >>

  • Music

    April 30, 2009
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    July 24, 2007
  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Shearer Delight

    The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    The Man of Many Face

    Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously

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