Spinal Tap To Peform With Gervais

Spinal Tap are hoping to collaborate with Ricky Gervais during the band's upcoming Live Earth performance.

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Spinal Tap are hoping to collaborate with Ricky Gervais during the band's upcoming Live Earth performance. The mock rockers are hoping to tempt the comedy star to sing with them on a set which will also feature new material. Rob Reiner, who directed their 1984 movie "This Is Spinal Tap" under the moniker Marty DeBergi, said: "I think they're gonna do 'Stonehenge' and 'Big Bottom' and then we're gonna do the new number 'Warmer Than Hell'. They always have some 'interesting' stage craft, so one way to look at it is a disaster waiting to happen. "I'm hoping that Ricky Gervais is gonna be there. We're trying to convince him right now, but Marti DeBergi is definitely going to introduce Spinal Tap." Explaining exactly why the Tap are playing the climate awareness event, Reiner continued to Xfm: I think it was the idea of helping the world. This was a call to arms to stop the tide of global warming, even though they knew very little about global warming. Nigel Tufnel thought it was just to do with people wearing too many clothes... He just thought if it was too hot, then they should take some clothes off." Thanks for the report to GIGWise.

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    Pumpkins4Life
    That's amazing, you gotta love spinal tap their songs are catchy and wicked funny. TAP INTO LIVE EARTH!
    Dr. No
    Am I only the who thinks the "it goes to 11" isn't even funny anymore cause everyone *****s it? Besides, that movie has many other great quotes.."Its like space without the stars.."
    Frusconbage
    gsr2k6 wrote: I would kill to see Spinal Tap, But who is this other guy? I have never heard of him.
    Ricky Gervais is a comedian who played The Curator who couldn't finish his sentences in 'Night at the Museum' and he plays The Boss in the British Version of 'The Office'.
    evilbeavil
    dude how difficult is it to spell "perform" in the title? on another note.. spinal tap ****ing rules
    tpot06
    My baby fits me like flest tuxedo I'd like to sink her with my..pink torpeeedoooo!!!! truly amazing.
    Cobalt Blue
    STONE HENGE! where the Demons Dewwl where teh banshi's live and they do live well!!!
    sbalzac
    Demons&Wizards wrote: This sound cool, but, does anyone else think that Ricky Gervais just isn't THAT funny.
    yup..the office was funny but i think he is so shit live!....now tommy tiernan on the other hand
    Anarchy_Ant
    Haha, that'll be awesome if they get Gervais. His stand ups are absolutely amazing. =P
    B345T
    Demons&Wizards wrote: This sound cool, but, does anyone else think that Ricky Gervais just isn't THAT funny.
    I hate the guy, he is just NOT funny.
    Magic Noden
    Ricky Gervais is the funniest man ever. D'you think they'll have the 18" stonehenge set piece?
    TominatioN
    MY BABY FITS ME LIKE A FLESH TUXEDO,I I'D LIKE TO SINK HER WITH MY PINK TORPEDO!
    MetalStorm4786
    I can't wait to hear the sustain on Nigel's Les Paul. It's like, how much more black could this be. And the answer is...none.
    SvnStringMaster
    ahh yes, i just rewatched this movie the other day, with commentary on... it's like another movie.
    trivium 1123
    Nigel Tufnel: The numbers all go to eleven. Look, right across the board, eleven, eleven, eleven and... Marty DiBergi: Oh, I see. And most amps go up to ten? Nigel Tufnel: Exactly. Marty DiBergi: Does that mean it's louder? Is it any louder? Nigel Tufnel: Well, it's one louder, isn't it? It's not ten. You see, most blokes, you know, will be playing at ten. You're on ten here, all the way up, all the way up, all the way up, you're on ten on your guitar. Where can you go from there? Where? Marty DiBergi: I don't know. Nigel Tufnel: Nowhere. Exactly. What we do is, if we need that extra push over the cliff, you know what we do? Marty DiBergi: Put it up to eleven. Nigel Tufnel: Eleven. Exactly. One louder. Marty DiBergi: Why don't you just make ten louder and make ten be the top number and make that a little louder? Nigel Tufnel: [pause] These go to eleven. great movie, one of my favorites. spinal tap kill.
    gsr2k6
    I would kill to see Spinal Tap, But who is this other guy? I have never heard of him.
    GNRrockslife
    They should play Jazz Odessy. =( But seriously, I wish Tap would do a tour sometime in the future.
    JS5150
    gsr2k6 wrote: I would kill to see Spinal Tap, But who is this other guy? I have never heard of him.
    He created the British version of The Office, and converted in to American audiences, if that means anything to anybody. (It should, its the funniest show on television)
    TominatioN
    ^Oh wow i just noticed someone else posted that line too thats cool man great minds think alike.