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Rock Star: INXS

Dave Navarro’s involvement in Rock Star caused Jane’s Addiction to break up

With Rock Star effectively cancelled–at least, it hasn’t been renewed for a third season by CBS–there’s now news about the show’s impact, beyond a new lead singer for INXS and a ridiculously named band that bombed. Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell said that when the band’s guitarist, Dave Navarro, got the job hosting Rock Star, the …

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INXS has its highest debut ever with Pretty Vegas; Rock Star DVD will be released

After almost 13 years without a hit, INXS is back on the charts. INXS’ new single “Pretty Vegas” debuted at number 37 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. That “gives the Australian-based rock act the highest debut of its career,” according to Billboard. “Pretty Vegas,” which is also ranking in the top 10 on iTunes, is …

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J.D. Fortune is INXS’ new lead singer; show rebounded with strong music because it was not Idol

INXS’ new lead singer is J.D. Fortune, a 32-year-old from Toronto who lived in his car before appearing on Rock Star: INXS. Previously, he was best known for wearing a go fuck yourself t-shirt on TV and slipping it by CBS’ censors. During the show’s finale, Tim Farriss, INXS’ guitarist, said, “J.D., you are right …

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Tonight: Big Brother 6 and Rock Star: INXS conclude, and Dancing with the Stars’ dance-off begins

Tonight’s a busy TV night, so make sure the DVR has plenty of room on it. Since when did Tuesdays get all the action? From 8:30 to 10:01, Dancing with the Stars returns for a dance-off between John O’Hurley and Kelly Monaco. Viewer votes will determine the winner, who will be announced Sunday. At 9, …

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