CAST FOR "ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA" UNVEILED
15 PERFORMERS COMPETE TO BE THE NEW LEAD SINGER OF SUPERNOVA
Drummer Tommy Lee (Motley Cr�e) has formed Supernova with bassist Jason Newsted (Metallica) and guitarist Gilby Clarke (Guns N' Roses)
CBS announced today the names of the 15 performers for ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA who will vie to be the new lead singer of Supernova, a new-band formed by drummer Tommy Lee (Motley Cr�e) with bassist Jason Newsted (Metallica) and guitarist Gilby Clarke (Guns N' Roses).
After the winning singer is selected on the ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA finale in September, the band will record an original album, to be co-written and produced by Butch Walker (hit songwriter/producer for Avril Lavigne and Pink). The album will then be released in the fall before the band embarks on a world tour starting in early 2007.
ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA will air two weekly broadcasts, beginning with a special premiere on Wednesday, July 5 (8:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT), followed by another special broadcast on Thursday, July 6 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) before moving to its regularly scheduled Tuesday (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) and Wednesday (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) time periods the following week.
The following are the 15 singers (in alphabetical order):
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CBS' ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA is produced by Mark Burnett Productions. Mark Burnett, David Goffin, Lisa Hennessy, Dave Navarro, Tommy Lee and Carl Stubner are executive producers. Conrad Riggs and Eden Gaha are co-executive producers.