Tribute bands, in general, creep me out more than Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest. Even though I am a big fan of bands like Joy Division, The Smiths, The Beatles, and countless others -- the last place you would catch me at would be a tribute show to one of them. But the way to understand these misguided individuals and their strange obsession for a band such as Judas Priest lies in the very strange and troubling rockumentary Tribute -- a magical mystery ride through the big dreams of small town rockers and their devoted fan base.
For five years, fellow documentarians Rick Fox and Kris Curry - using their life savings, credit cards, and shaky digital video cameras - captured the trials and tribulations of six strangely unique tribute bands on the road to artistic achievement, mimicking such bands as Journey, Queen, and of course KISS.
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