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The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars  

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List Rules Only true rockers, please.

List of the greatest fictional rock stars in film, TV, and literature. As kids, who doesn't sing into an imaginary microphone and pretend to entertain thousands of screaming fans? The adoration, the money, the chicks... The life of a rock star sounds pretty great. Who are the best fictional rock singers and members of fictional rock bands? While there are many great fictional singers, this list only includes true rock stars. Some are are the main characters of their own stories, and others only appear for a memorable scene or two in some of the best movies, TV shows, and books. Vote up your favorite fake rocker, and please add any that we missed. 
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'Joliet' Jake Blues is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
The Blues Brothers
2
Nigel Tufnel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
This Is Spinal Tap
3
Derek Smalls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
richerb added This Is Spinal Tap
4
David St. Hubbins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
This Is Spinal Tap
5
Elwood Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
bojanthebest added The Blues Brothers
6
Ziggy Stardust is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Riot18 added Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
7
Otis Day is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Animal House
8
Dewey Finn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
School of Rock
9
Dr. Teeth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
looksharp added The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppets, The Muppet Movie
Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem, The Muppet Movie
10
Eddie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Eddie and the Cruisers
11
Dewey Cox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
12
Ted
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
13
Bill S. Preston, Esq. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
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Marvin Berry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Back to the Future
15
Wayne Campbell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
DeathCometh666 added Wayne's World, Wayne's World 2
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Russell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Almost Famous
17
Chris 'Izzy' Cole is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Rock Star
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Cassandra Wong is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Riot18 added Wayne's World, Wayne's World 2
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Marty McFly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
chrisbwilk added Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part II
20
Aldous Snow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek
21
Leather Tuscadero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
ChristopherHomerin added Happy Days
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Jeff Bebe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Almost Famous
23
Vince Everett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Jailhouse Rock
24
Robbie Hart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
The Wedding Singer, The Wedding Singer
25
Nathan Explosion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Metalocalypse