Steel Dragon

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The focal point of 2001 movie Rock Star.

Lead singer Bobby Beers (Jason Flemyng) gets the boot from this loud, 80s metal band. The band members replace him with Chris Cole (Mark Wahlberg), the lead singer of Blood Pollution, a small-time Steel Dragon tribute band. The plot is a fictionalized version of how Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford was replaced by "Ripper" Owens.

Beers' singing voice was Jeff Scott Soto (Yngwie J. Malmsteen's lead singer) and/or Mike Matijevic (Steelheart vocalist). Most of the rest of the band was played by various real rockers from the 80s:

  • Kirk Cuddy (Dominic West) on guitar
  • A.C. (Jason Bonham, Led Zeppelin's John Bonham's son) on drums
  • Ghode (Zakk Wylde, Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist) on guitar
  • Jorgen (Jeff Pilson of Dokken) on bass.

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