Featured Tracks: “Long Live Rock And Roll” by Steel Dragon “We All Die Young” by Steel Dragon Rock Star is a 2001 movie starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Stephen Herek. The film also stars Jennifer Aniston. It was shot almost entirely in and around Los Angeles, but part of the film takes place in Pittsburgh. 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. The film was inspired by the real-life story of Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, singer in a Judas Priest tribute band who was chosen to replace singer Rob Halford when he left the band. The original title of the movie was to be Metal God, similar to signature Judas Priest song “Metal Gods”.
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