Some reality TV shows were before their time, or under-appreciated, or both. One of those series is The Real Cannonball Run, which paired The Amazing Race-like pairs with someone completely different and sent them on a cross-country race. Another series that had a road trip theme was Bands on the Run, a fantastic series that… continue reading
Bands on the Run
Tonight at the Cheyenne Saloon in Las Vegas, Enuff Z’Nuff will perform as part of Bands on the Run 2. They’ll be playing as “part of the pilot episode for the new series and [their performance] brings together Donnie, Chip and Vik on stage for the first time in 13 years,” Blabbermouth.net reports. They’ll definitely… continue reading
An all-but-forgotten four-year-old reality series may soon be resurrected. In March of 2001, VH1 aired Bands on the Run, a competition series featuring pre-existing bands performing gigs in various cities. Later that year, The Independent Weekly reported that the series was “the most expensive show VH1 has ever produced,” and a band member said that… continue reading
VH1 looking for budding divas; Bands on the Run not on list of upcoming shows. VH1 is adding another reality TV show to the ones it already has in development, including Stage Moms, but the list of planned shows, which mostly features one-hour specials, doesn’t include Bands on the Run. That show, which once was… continue reading
what happened to Eden’s Crush, Scene 23, O-Town and Flickerstick? What happened to the four groups spawned on U.S. reality TV shows? Entertainment Weekly has the lowdown. Two of the groups, Eden’s Crush and Scene 23, born on Popstars and Popstars 2 respectively, broke up earlier this year after their record label went under. London-Sire… continue reading
Bands on the Run marathon today. Randomly, VH1 is airing a mini-marathon spanning the entire first season of Bands on the Run today. It begins at 1:30 p.m. ET with episode one and ends at 9 p.m. following the airing of the final episode. The episodes that will be shown are 1, 6, 7, 12,… continue reading
Flickerstick’s original “Coke” lyrics drew Coca-Cola’s attention. Originally, Flickerstick’s latest single, “Coke,” which is on their new album, included the line, “Come on, I’d like to buy the world a Coke and lie here naked with my girl.” Band member Brandin Lea says, however, that Coca-Cola said “they would sue us if we had their… continue reading
Flickerstick will begin tour Jan. 26. Flickerstick will headline a tour starting Jan. 26 in New Orleans. Before that, though, the group will play in New York City on Jan. 16–a show originally scheduled for Sept. 11. Their next single, “Coke,” from their latest album, will be released this month.
Flickerstick will wrap their tour at the “kickass X-Mas concert.” Flickerstick’s fall tour will continue through Dec. 11, when they perform with Pete Yorn and Remy Zero in Pittsburgh at the 105.9 The X Kickass X-Mas Concert.
Flickerstick begins tour tonight. Flickerstick launches a tour of the south tonight in Monroe, La.,; the tour continues through Oct. 3. “VH1’s no. 2 ‘Band’ is still trying harder.”
Flickerstick signs with Epic. Flickerstick recently signed with Epic Records, which will release their new album and re-release their independently produced album, Welcoming Home the Astronauts, this October. E! Online also reports that Rex’s marriage broke up shortly after Bands on the Run aired.
woman sues Viacom over alleged Bands on the Run libel. A 22-year-old woman shown kissing a band member in a toilet stall has sued MTV Networks and its parent company, Viacom, claiming she was libeled. Images of the woman were also used in magazine and billboard advertising for Bands on the Run. According to the… continue reading
Bands on the Run marathon today. VH1 is showing seven episodes of Bands on the Run in a quasi-marathon today from 2 until 9:30 p.m. ET.
Flickerstick’s career is “on fire.” Winning VH1’s Bands on the Run has helped Flickerstick sell out shows and attract fans and groupies–and a deal with a record label is expected to be announced shortly.
Flickerstick has already produced the video for Smile. Hollywood.com talks to the winners of Bands on the Run–and to the loser. Flickerstick says they had to lie to friends and family and pretend they didn’t know who won the show, but they filmed the video for Smile which should air on VH1 soon. Meanwhile, Soulcracker… continue reading