Date: September 7, 2001
This Movie refers to Judas Priest
Rock Star was inspired by the story of how Judas Priest replaced their lead singer, Rob Halford, with the singer of a Judas Priest tribute band, Tim "Ripper" Owens.
The movie depicts, approximately, the life of an '80s heavy metal band, with the highs and lows of fame, drugs, rock and roll, and groupies. The band depicted in the movie, Steel Dragon, is fictional.