Harry Shearer is releasing a Derek Smalls solo album, spun off from Spinal Tap
Spinal Tap’s career continues to climb past 11. In 2018, Harry Shearer’s Derek Smalls character is releasing a solo album! Smalls Change, Meditations on Ageing will drop globally on April 13, 2018, via Twanky Records/BMG on Digital, CD and Vinyl. Smalls Change is a poignant and... [Read More]
Harry Shearer is releasing a Derek Smalls solo album, spun off from Spinal Tap
Spinal Tap’s career continues to climb past 11. In 2018, Harry Shearer’s Derek Smalls character is releasing a solo album! Smalls Change, Meditations on Ageing will drop globally on April 13, 2018, via Twanky Records/BMG on Digital, CD and Vinyl. Smalls Change is a poignant and... [Read More]
Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls to Release Solo LP ‘Smalls Change’ in April
Last year, Harry Shearer revealed in an interview that he was working on a Derek Smalls solo album, and now the album – titled Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing) – has a release date. In a music video for the title track released this week, Smalls revealed that the album was “... [Read More]
Harry Shearer Is Working on a Derek Smalls Solo Album Called ‘Smalls Change’
GQ has a lengthy new feature out today called “Spinal Tap vs. Hollywood” about the Spinal Tap lawsuit filed by Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner against French movie distributor Vivendi, and while Shearer offers some more insight about why he&rsqu... [Read More]
Harry Shearer on His ‘Spinal Tap’ Lawsuit and Hollywood Greed: “We Love What We Do, and They Know It”
Last year, Harry Shearer filed a $125 million lawsuit against Vivendi, the French movie distributor that owns the rights to 1984’s This Is Spinal Tap, for paying Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner less than $200 in revenue from the film over a 30-year period. Guest, McK... [Read More]
This is Spinal Tap suing Vivendi, StudioCanal now for $400 million in lost profit
The band is back together, but this time, Spinal Tap’s performers — Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer — along with the filmmaker Rob Reiner who documented them in the monumental mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, have joined forces to sue Vivendi and StudioCanal for... [Read More]
This is Spinal Tap suing Vivendi, StudioCanal now for $400 million in lost profit
The band is back together, but this time, Spinal Tap’s performers — Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer — along with the filmmaker Rob Reiner who documented them in the monumental mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, have joined forces to sue Vivendi and StudioCanal for... [Read More]
Harry Shearer sues Vivendi, StudioCanal to pay back $125 million to creators of Spinal Tap
How selfish could Vivendi and StudioCanal be over the profits from 32 years of This Is Spinal Tap? The answer is none. None more selfish. Harry Shearer, who created the fictional yet real metal band Spinal Tap alongside comedians Christopher Guest and Michael McKean, then brought it to life with dir... [Read More]