Episodes: 64 (hour)
July 11, 2005 – September 13, 2006
Performers include: Brooke Burke, Gilby Clarke, Tommy Lee, Dave Navarro, and Jason Newsted.
Aspiring singers compete to become the lead singer of a featured group. Season one focused on finding a lead singer for Australian rock group INXS due to the 1997 death of Michael Hutchence. The band featured Tim Farriss, Andrew Farriss, Kirk Pengilly, Garry Gary Beers, and Jon Farriss.
Season two focused on finding a lead singer for super group Supernova which was comprised of Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former Metallica and current Voivod bassist Jason Newsted, and former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke.
Lukas Rossi won the competition and became the frontman for Supernova. Magni Asgeirsson came in fourth, Toby Rand was third, and Dilana Robichaux was the second season’s runner-up. Gilby Clarke offered to write and produce Robichaux’s album and Dave Navarro offered to play on it.
First aired: September 13, 2006.
What happened next?
There’s been no news of any plans to revive the series.
Behind the Scenes
|•||The winners of both seasons have been Canadian.|
|•||Auditions were announced for season three but the series was not renewed for a third season.|