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Spinal Tap Only generated $98 profit over 25 years...Uh, right

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by dtripoli, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. dtripoli


    Aug 15, 2010
    Yep, that tells ya all you need to know about the music industry today.
    Even faux cult musicians are getting screwed....just saying

    Details here

    Spinal.jpg Spinal2.jpg
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  2. DirtDog


    Jun 7, 2002
    The Deep North
    This begs the question: What day did the Lord create Spinal Tap, and couldn't he have rested on that day too?
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2017
  3. nixdad


    Aug 15, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Absolute B.S.
    I hope all of these guys get what's owed to them.
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  4. LT131


    Jan 25, 2015
    Deep South
    If volumes 1 & 2 are both on 11 does that mean you're really on 22?
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  5. dtripoli


    Aug 15, 2010
    I don't know what volume he has his super rare guitar at.
    We're not allowed to touch or even look at it, so no one knows for sure.
  6. AltGrendel

    AltGrendel Squire Jag SS fan.

    May 21, 2009
    Mid-Atlantic USA.
    Are we talking gross or net.

    Oh, wait....

    It's Spinal Tap, never mind.
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  7. Yeah, does not seem quite equitable..

    Like the first few years of "South Park". They had something similar (not as bad as that) but there was $35 million in merchandise and other stuff and Trey Parker and Matt Stone's cut was about $7000 (total, so $3500 each).
  8. Aberdumbie


    Jan 22, 2016
    South Carolina
    Used to be it was shameful to lie and cheat. Disturbs me that these days it seems so acceptable. I say put Vivendi on Taps drum throne and blow em up like one... or more of their previous drummers.
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  9. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    As they say, figures don't lie but liars figure.
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