Friday, July 21, 2006
What do you get if you mix 3 members of 3 of the worlds biggest rock bands, a big-time record producer and a reality TV show? Something big. Its called Rockstar: Supernova.
Supernova, a newly formed "supergroup" featuring Tommy Lee (Motley Crue), Jason Newsted (formely of Metallica) and Gilby Clark (formerly with the Guns N' Roses fame) are looking for a fontman/woman. After a worldwide search the show brought them together to live in one house to compete against each other for the gig. Each week a contestant is eliminated; part due to online voting and the other decision by the band. The contestants each week have to battle over a limited song list. The first 3 shows have proven that song choice is a big factor on how you come off with your performance. The group mainly has a mix of classics mixed in with a few more 'modern' hits as part of the song selection mix; everything from Rolling Stones to Stone Temple Pilots.
Once the lead vocalist is chosen the group will record an album followed by a tour in 2007. My pics as of right now are narrowed down to 3: Lukas, Dilana and Magni. Check out http://rockstar.msn.com for more on the show and performances. The show airs Tuesdays at 8PM and Wednesdays at 7PM on channel 4 locally here in the Twin Cities. CHECK THIS SHOW OUT!