bandfic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

band +‎ fic

Noun[edit]

bandfic (uncountable)

  1. (fandom slang) Fan fiction focusing on the imagined activities of a real musician or musicians.
    • 2002 14 April, LadyCyrrh [username], “[ART] The Annex Reviews, 4/14/02”, alt.sex.stories.gay.moderated, Usenet:
      However, no other site I've seen boasts as much bandfic as Fanfiction. net. The Musical Groups section contained 140 different singers and bands, from oldies (Beatles) to rap-metal (Korn, System of a Down) to rap (Li'l Bow Wow, Sisquo[sic]) and pop (Britney, N'Sync, Aaron Carter) with many more uncategorized artists listed under Miscellaneous.
    • 2002 22 September, Mary Ellen Curtin, “Re: Fanfiction.net problems”, alt.startrek.creative.erotica.moderated, Usenet:
      Fandom as a whole would be better served by having separate LoTR, HP, and bandfic archives, for a start.
    • 2008, Keith Goetzman, "Is Fan Fiction Flouting the Law?", Utne Reader, 15 July 2008:
      Westcott doesn’t even consider the thornier question of fan fiction based on real and often living people, for instance, the “bandslash” or “bandfic” phenomenon built around rock-star characters and often homoerotic subplots.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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