Tyler Took 'Spinal Tap' To Task For Being Too Real
Rare interviews conducted in the 80s by former record executive Joe Smith and recently donated to the Library of Congress are starting to be digitalized and uploaded on their website. In one, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler admits that during the height of the band’s stardom in the 70s, it was hard to find outrageous things to do because they’d already been done. He said, “I found the most outrageous things I asked for, would’ve thought of asking for, had already taken place the week before with some other group. That movie [This is Spinal Tap] bummed me out, because I thought, ‘How dare they? That’s all real, and they’re mocking it.’”
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