"My newest invention is an amp capo. It's being manufactured as we speak" – Classic interview: Spinal Tap's Nigel Tufnel

"My newest invention is an amp capo. It's being manufactured as we speak" – Classic interview: Spinal Tap's Nigel Tufnel

The following interview was first published in Guitarist magazine in April 1992. It's ten o'clock on a Monday morning and the foyer of the prestigious Meridien Hotel in London's Piccadilly is buzzing with dark-suited businessmen, all blissfully unaware that they are mere yards away from one of rock music's greatest living legends… Yes, I'm there of course, but so is another leading light in the guitar world. Nigel Tufnel, guitarist and songwriter for rock giants Spinal Tap. We move through the mass with assertive ease, heading towards the deserted coffee lounge destined to go down in rock history as the place where Tufnel drank tea, had his photograph taken, talked in depth about his music, his hobbies and a ferret called Trevor. Almost a decade has passed since the release …
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