Ric Parnell, Drummer Who Played in Spinal Tap, Has Died at Age 70

Ric Parnell, Drummer Who Played in Spinal Tap, Has Died at Age 70

English drummer Ric Parnell, who was best known for his role as Mick Shrimpton in the This Is Spinal Tap movie, has died at the age of 70.
Parnell was an accomplished musician who played in a number of bands before landing the role as Shrimpton, who, in the film, died of spontaneous combustion and was one of several of the band’s drummers who met odd fates. In … Continue reading…

Ric Parnell, Drummer Who Played in Spinal Tap, Has Died at Age 70 English drummer Ric Parnell, who was best known for his role as Mick Shrimpton in the This Is Spinal Tap movie, has died at the age of 70. Parnell was an accomplished musician who played in a number of bands before landing the…