Q: What Do Max Cady And Spinal Tap Have In Common?

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A: Neither can keep a drummer.

"Max Cady is now looking for our 6th drummer in 5 years," writes Justin Moore, vocalist and guitarist for the local rock outfit. "What a fucking nightmare..."

The Spinal Tap comparison's an easy one, sure, but, c'mon, even Moore seems to think something's amiss.

"Am I on candid camera?" he writes. "Is this a joke?"

Hell if I know. But it is a little funny. And it gives us an excuse to post the above scene from This Is Spinal Tap, and that's always a good thing in our book. --Pete Freedman

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