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Spinal Tap – “This Is Spinal Tap”

Fictional musicians rarely reach career heights equal to the level of mock rock band Spinal Tap. The 1984 mockumentary, “This Is Spinal Tap,” gave them their first actual breath of life, but the imaginary stories they’ve concocted of the band’s history transcend beyond the boundaries of real and fake with a history that includes 12 studio albums, two live albums, and seven bootlegs. However, by bringing their made-up reality into the real world over the years with performances on Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon, and the even bigger Glastonbury Festival, Spinal Tap literally created themselves as rock icons.

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