Eric "Stumpy Joe" Childs

Eric "Stumpy Joe" Childs

Real Name:
Russ Kunkel
Former Wool Cave drummer became Spinal Tap’s second drummer in 1969 after John "Stumpy" Pepys died in a bizarre gardening accident. Childs would perform on four Tap albums before choking to death on someone else’s vomit in 1974. Who produced the vomit remains shrouded in mystery.


Eric "Stumpy Joe" Childs Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Spinal Tap Rainy Day Sun Spinal Tap - Break Like The Wind (Album) MCA Records Europe 1992 Sell This Version