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Spinal Tap Slot - Review, Demo Play, Payout, Free Spins & Bonuses


The Spinal Tap theme

If you haven’t heard of Spinal Tap before, this slot will blow your socks off. Based on the 1984 cult classic This is Spinal Tap, in which a fictional band became the subject of a documentary, this slot immerses itself in the world of the film. From characters and quotes, to additional elements that you would only find at a rock show, Blueprint Gaming has done well to include so many details.

How Spinal Tap looks and sounds

You are instantly drawn into this slot due to its exciting look. Set as though you are at one of the band's concerts, a crowd of adoring fans lines the bottom of the reels whilst strobe lights illuminate the top. The soundtrack, which features tunes from the band, make you feel as though you are actually there and leave you swaying along with the guitar-heavy song. You can also hear the sound of coins and a pop as the reels land, although if you manage to land a win you will also hear a quick guitar riff to make it obvious.

On the reels you will see characters from the film, with actors Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer and Michael McKean dressed as their alter egos Nigel Tufnel, Derek Smalls and David St Hubbins respectively. Taking up the other spaces on the reels are the standard playing card symbols, although these have been given a rock twist by sharing the same recognisable font as the ST band and film logo.

How to play Spinal Tap

This slot looks different to others on the market in many ways, including the player options. To change your stake, you must click onto the ticket on the right-hand side where you can select a total bet amount of between 0.30 and 9.00. Below this is the spin button which looks like no other. Shown as a guitar or amp dial which can be turned all the way up to 11, this is where players will click to get the reels spinning.

Other options include the VIP guest pass which sits on the left and will activate the Rock Mode feature to turn the 5 standard reels into 7 (more on that later), and the autoplay option where you can set between 10 and 100 automatic spins to allow you to sit back and take in all this slot has to offer. You can also click onto the paytable to find out more about the slot and the possible wins available.

Spinal Tap paytable

The playing card symbols are the lowest paying on the reels with the J and Q paying out 5, 10, 30, 50 and 100 if you land 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 of a kind. The K and A pay out a little more with 5, 15, 60, 100 and 150 on offer for up to 7 matches.

The band members are the start of the higher paying symbols, with the ever-changing, unlucky drummer and Derek Smalls character paying out 10, 30, 90, 150 and 250 when you land between 3 and 7 of the same symbol. Nigel Tufnel and David St Hubbins will award you with a touch more with 15, 50, 150, 200 and 300 available for 3, 4, 5 ,6 and 7 of a kind.

The Spinal Tap logo is the highest paying symbol in the game and is also super stacked on each reel. This means that if you land between 2 and 7 of these, you can win up to 600.

Features of Spinal Tap

There are two additional symbols that you can find in this slot. The first is the wild which is shown as a skull against a green background and can substitute for all other symbols except the bonus scatter.

Land three or more of the bonus symbol on the reels and you will automatically trigger the Bonus Picker feature. This is a mammoth feature which allows you to trigger one of seven different bonuses by selecting vinyl records. Each vinyl will uncover a bonus and once you have collected the required amount, the bonus with the most vinyl will begin. Here’s what you may trigger:

- The World Tour - Spin the wheel to move around the world, collecting multipliers as you go. You could win up to 10,000 your bet.
- Stone Henge - The 7 reels become active and players are given 11 free spins. This includes sticky wilds and the possibility of retriggering the feature.
- Encore Free Spins - This triggers 11 free spins with the Encore Super Spin and gives you up to 2,187 ways to win.
- Stairway to Hell - 11 free spins on all 7 reels with the chance to land an 11x multiplier and additional free spins.
- Record Deal - Choose one of the lucky records then eliminate the others before landing a cash prize. You can also swap your record if you're not feeling confident in your choice.
- Don’t Fret It - Choose different boxes to move up the cash ladder and choose your prize.
- Double Platinum - Spin the wheel and reveal a multiplier or to trigger a different bonus feature.

If you’re looking for best slot bonuses, the excitement doesn’t end there. There is one more special feature that also gives you a real possibility of winning a big prize. This is Rock Mode which can be activated when you click onto the VIP Guest Pass found next to the reels. However, this will cost when you do activate this feature as the volume dial will turn all the way up to 11 and the reels will expand from 5 to 7 giving you 2,187 ways to win.

Once this is triggered, a turntable will appear and will spin a vinyl record. Whichever modifier it lands on will be your prize, unless you want to spin again for another chance. The modifiers on offer include:

- Bonus Odyssey - Extra bonus symbols are added to the reels.
- Heavy Duty Wilds - Entire reels can turn wild with the addition of potential multipliers
- Wild Sparks - Random symbols will turn wild.
- Rock N Roll Spins - respins are triggered and will continue for as long as another symbol is added to your winning combination.

The Spinal Tap RTP

This slot has a base return to player percentage of 96.92%, however, this increases to 97.02% when the VIP Guest Pass is activated.

Spinal Tap - free to play

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Play Spinal Tap on the go

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Spinal Tap Review

Film and rock fans will love this slot which gives players up to 2,187 ways to win across 5 to 7 reels. With four modifiers to trigger and seven exciting features to help you win big, you won’t want to stop spinning the reels. It’s an exciting and highly entertaining slot that has plenty going on to keep players of all preferences interested. Even if you’re not familiar with one of the most popular fictional bands on the planet, you will still find more than enough to get you hooked.

About Spinal Tap game maker Blueprint Gaming

UK based Blueprint Gaming became part of the Gauselmann Group in 2008 and have made a name for themselves as a popular and trusted game development company. Whilst they help to provide games for third parties, they also create their own original slots, mobile games and gaming options for live casinos.

Some of the most popular slot titles to come from Blueprint Gaming include Plants vs Zombies, TED, King Kong Cash, Harry Trotter, Prospector, Peggle, Angel Princess, Cash of the Titans, Journey of the Golds, Top Cat and Slots O Gold.

If you enjoyed playing Spinal Tap, why not try these slots next?

If you are looking for another entertaining movie slot, you may want to check out Ted, Mars Attacks, The Mask, Jumanji, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Nacho Libre and the Anchorman slot. Those who enjoyed the music element to this slot may also like Kiss Shout it Out Loud, Rockstar, Hard Will Rock, Guns N Roses, The Buzz and Motorhead.

Spinal Tap FAQ

Can I play Spinal Tap for free?

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Does Spinal Tap have free spins?

Yes, it does. Free spins appear several times during the many bonus features that this slot has to offer. You will be able to trigger 11 free spins during the Stone Henge, Encore Free Spins and Stairway to Hell features. These also activate the 7 reels and 2,187 different ways to win and may include multipliers and sticky wilds depending on which feature you have triggered.

Can I win real money playing Spinal Tap?

When playing at Slots Temple, players can play for free which means that no real money is used. Instead, credits are used to allow players to test out the gameplay of the slot by changing the stake per spin. If you do want to play using real money, you can find Spinal Tap at many online casino sites.

Are there any tips to help me win when playing Spinal Tap?

The outcome of this slot is determined using a Random Number Generator in order to guarantee a completely random result. This ensures that all games are fair and therefore cannot be predetermined. So, there are no tips to determine how the reels land.

Can I play Spinal Tap with no deposit?

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Game Name: Spinal Tap
Software: Blueprint Gaming
Themes: TV & Movies, Musicians & Bands
Volatility: Medium Volatility
Features: Bonus Games Free Spins Wild Symbols Multipliers Scatter Symbols Expanding Wilds Respins
Paylines: 243
Reels: 5
Min Bet (all lines covered): 0.3
Max Bet: 30
Top Win: 1000
RTP: 97.02%