Like many musicians, Joe Perry connected right away with This Is Spinal Tap, but his Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler had a much different reaction.
“When we watched Spinal Tap, my wife and I saw it, and we fell on the floor,” Perry tells Spencer Kaufman of Loudwire. “It was great, every bit is brilliant as it was supposed to be, so good. Even then, we had been through it all six times. I told Steven the next day, ‘You’ve got to see this movie! It’s so f—ing good. It’s hilarious.’”
But when they returned to the theater, with Tyler sitting one row closer, Perry and his wife found themselves in a surprising situation. Continue reading Joe Perry Explains Why Steven Tyler Hated ‘This Is Spinal Tap’