A Blacker Black: Darkest Known Material Created

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: January 24, 2008   View Article

Scientists have delivered a crushing blow to fans of the cult movie This is Spinal Tap—a material even blacker than the band’s black album cover.

In the 1984 film, lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel looks at the album cover for the first time and opines, “It’s like, how much more black could this be? And the answer is none, none, none more black.”

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