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Dave Navarro denies report that winner has been selected, says group doesn’t yet agree

Dave Navarro has responded on his web site to an online gossip report that the winner of Rock Star: Supernova has already been decided upon. In her blog, Janet Charlton claimed that the group had already selected its winner, even though the finale is weeks away. Besides the fact that she cited no sources, she …

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Supernova files for preliminary injunction to prevent Rock Star group from using their name

The band named Supernova has already sued those people associated with Rock Star: Supernova, claiming trademark infringement, and now they want “a preliminary injunction to halt the band … from performing or recording under the name ‘Supernova,’” a press release from the original group says. This latest action comes “after the collapse of settlement talks,” …

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Rock Star contestant questions Supernova band members’ “commitment,” first single

Jenny Galt, a contestant on Rock Star: Supernova who was eliminated from the competition, is criticizing both the band’s first single and the commitment to the new band’s long-term success. “Tommy Lee’s got Motley Crue and Jason Newsted’s very passionate about (Canadian metal band) Voivod, there are a lot of questions as to whether this …

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Supernova band sues Rock Star 2 producers, CBS, band members for trademark infringement

The pissed-off members of punk band Supernova have sued Rock Star: Supernova‘s producers, network, and primary band members claiming that their trademark has been infringed. That’s because the show is using their name for its new group. The first group wants “a jury trial, as well as the destruction of all ‘labels, signs, prints, packages, …

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Big Brother 7 debut loses viewers from previous seasons; Rock Star loses to Dance

Familiar faces inside the Big Brother 7 house have not resulted in an increased audience for the show; instead, they’ve actually repelled viewers. The premiere episode was watched by 7.54 million viewers, which allowed CBS to win the hour on Thursday. But last year, 8.7 million viewers watched the first episode. And a year earlier, …

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Tommy Lee wants Rock Star 2 singer to be “any gender, any size,” but “a little dangerous, a little scary”

Tommy Lee has spelled out his criteria for the lead singer that will be selected during Rock Star 2. He tells MTV.com that the person can be “any gender, any size,” but he does have some criteria. Specifically: “The singer, the ringleader, should be a little dangerous, a little scary, like we’re not sure if …

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Tommy Lee, bassist from Metallica, guitarist from Guns ‘n’ Roses will form new Rock Star 2 group Supernova

As promised earlier in the week, when Rock Star 2‘s new format was revealed, the rockers involved have been announced. Along with Tommy Lee, who we already knew was participating, “guitarists Jason Newsted (Metallica) and Gilby Clarke (Guns N’ Roses), are forming a new band called Supernova,” Variety reports. Yes, Supernova. In addition, the show …

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CBS says Van Halen’s participation in Rock Star 2 “is a rumor, we deny it”

And it’s happening yet again. CBS is now firmly denying recent reports that the group is participating in the second season of the show. A spokesperson told Billboard, “All it is is a rumor, we deny it. We don’t even have [an act] firmly established yet, though, hopefully we will shortly.” Adding to the crediblity …

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