Definition of "rockumentary" [rockumentary]

  • A documentary about rock music or rock musicians. (noun)

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Use "rockumentary" in a sentence
  • "The movie, released two years later, defined the "rockumentary" genre, and inadvertently gave birth to the ultimate rock parody This Is Spinal Tap."
  • "In the MTV days, you would get the 'rockumentary' and the news and you started to care about (artists)."
  • "The brainchild of Justin Dillon, a San Francisco Bay-area musician, Call Response -- described as a "rockumentary" by its maker -- weaves raw footage shot undercover in brothels and sweatshops in the developing world with talking heads such as Cornel West and the activist/actress Ashley Judd, and live music performances from such disparate artists as Imogen Heap, Moby, Matisyahu, Natasha Bedingfield and the Sudanese rapper, Emmanuel Jal."