Rock Star (2001)

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Alternative titles

  • Metal God Working

Synopsis

Chris Cole is lead singer with a band named Blood Pollution but worships metal gods Steel Dragon. When Steel Dragon play Chris' home town of Pittsburgh, he is there in front row singing along with lead Dragon singer Bobby Beers. There is a fight after the concert with another Steel Dragon tribute band named Black Babylon and Chris' fellow musicians become increasingly disenchanted with his slavish imitation of his idols. One days Chris gets a call from Steel Dragon's Kirk Cuddy to join them at their Los Angeles base.

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