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Lukas Rossi Wins Rock Star: Supernova, Plus Follow-Up On The Group

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Last week the members of Supernova, Gilby Clarke, Jason Newsted, and Tommy Lee, chose Canadian Lukas Rossi as the winner of the show and vocalist for their group. While this is not exactly news, here is what people are saying and what has happened since then:

Lukas Rossi checked in with Canada.com after being delared frontman for the band. Asked what his reaction was when he found out, Rossi responded, "Overwhelmed, man, you know. But I wasn't going to walk away from this without being the singer, man. I was pretty determined." Asked if he knew going into it that he was going to emerge the victor, the Toronto native responded, "Well, yes and no. If the band chose somebody besides myself because it would have made the band what they wanted for their vision then I would step back and respect that. But, you know, I'm standing here now and obviously I was the right person for the job." You can read more here.

There was some drama when Lukas snubbed his girlfriend at the 'Rock Star' afterparty. On his first official night in Tommy Lee's band, Supernova, 'Rock Star' winner Lukas Rossi left his girlfriend out in the cold as he partied with the band at a local club. Lukas did come out and talk to his girlfriend briefly but then went back inside the party solo. Before leaving, an agitated Francesca told photographers outside the club she wasn't allowed in because Rossi wasn't supposed to be seen with a girlfriend. You can watch footage from TMZ.

In the meantime, news that Magni Asgeirsson didn't win 'Rock Star: Supernova' was huge news in the rocker's Iceland home, making the front page of the country's two biggest newspapers Fréttablaðið and Morgunblaðið. Australia also reacted to the news Toby Rand wasn't the Supernova frontman. Check out reports from Gerard Wright of the Sydney Morning Herald and Peter Mitchell of Australian Associated Press. But there were no signs of interest in Dilana Robichaux in South Africa with no metion of the tattooed rocker now living in Texas from the major South African papers.

Rock Star: Supernova host Dave Navarro checked in on his blog at 6767.com on Wednesday night after the news that Lukas Rossi has been named Supernova frontman by Tommy Lee, Jason Newsted, and Gilby Clarke. "I think they made a great choice," Navarro writes. "You know, for me, it was always between Lukas and Dilana. I would have been happy with either, even though what I think is irrelevant. Here is the thing. If the band had chosen someone I didn't like, I would have been cool with that too. I mean... It's their band. I support the guys no matter what. They are, however, my friends, so I suppose it's easier to support my friends." You can read more of that posting here.

More recently, Tommy Lee commented that for him there was never any question that Lukas Rossi was the one to front the 'Rock Star' band. "I realized he was the guy for us the very first day we met him. The first time I saw him, I was, like, 'That's my boy,'" Lee tells CanWest News Service. "All my life, I've always wanted to be in a band with a singer like this. You can't teach someone to be a rock star. The way he moves ... you either have that, or you don't." You can read more of that article here.

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1. karla writes:

dude that f***ing sucks dilana should have won ioccasionally watch that show and thats f***ing racist man just cuz she was a girl dilana could sing so much better than licas and she was way hoter so i think they missed out on something really good with her and man tommy lee is a f***ing poser and a fag/dragqueen/idiot/moron ok we alll get the point

# Sep 18, 2006 @ 2:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. los writes:

dilana rocks, lucas is too gurly to front a rock band, if you want a female lead singer get the one that sounds good, any chance this band had went down the drain they wont even last as long as the last band on this show, better for her, she may have a solo gig

# Sep 18, 2006 @ 6:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Chan writes:

You all have rights to your own comments. I think they made the best choice. He sounds great and looks great and they will make it very far. All shows are selling out really fast. Dilana was a nice girl but not the image for this rock star band. Like think about it. Look who all the band members are. She just didn't fit. Sounded more like she smoked too much and that's why she has that voice....

# Sep 18, 2006 @ 7:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BLACKDOG writes:

UMmmPHOOEY!!!!

# Sep 18, 2006 @ 8:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Corinne writes:

OMG! Lukas is way better than Dilana! Lukas is a way better singer and he totally deserved to be the singer in Supernova! Lukas has great style! Dilana was a great singer, but Lukas is way better!

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 6:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Grace Brown writes:

I'm a mom of two: 2-year old boy (TJ) & 2-1/2 mnth.old girl (CJ), since I saw Lukas's version of CREEP, kept singing it to my kids all the time. I was over the moon when he won, told my husband know a real rock star when I see one. Lukas to me is a legend. Will be following up on him. HE TOTALLY, ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY ROCKS!!!

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 9:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. J writes:

Dilana is a great singer - no one can deny that. However, she also thinks Cheap Trick is punk, had only ever heard Limp Bizkit's version of Behind Blue Eyes, and her lyrical contributions during the show included the words "thong", "lotion", and "Control, Alt, Delete". Kurt Cobain would roll over in his grave if thought anyone was trying to pass her off as a legitimate rock star. Meanwhile, Lukas is a genuine musician - he writes, plays, arranges, lives, and breaths music. Music industry types (including the VP of EMI, who flew him to the auditions on her dime, and Butch Walker, who's produced Pink) believe has that indescribable 'it' factor, and the fact that he inspires such animosity just serves to prove that point. Are Mick Jagger, Steven Tyler, or even Eddie Veder the greatest singers in the world? Can you always understand exactly what they're saying when they belt it out in a stadium? No - but they are some of the most dynamic front men you'll ever see. And they have as many detractors as they do fans (probably even more so when they first came on the scene and had yet to prove themselves). The kid's got something - wait and see.

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 9:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Spirit of the elder gods writes:

Dilana is f***ing hot end of story..............

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 10:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Jackie writes:

I agree with J! Lukas has something that none of the other had. Wait and see he will make it far!

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 11:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. karla writes:

lucas is a f***ing fag dilana rules even though she didnt win i still cant get over it damn she was the one that should have wone

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 1:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Judy writes:

So many sour grapes... waaah, waaah, waaah. Lukas was definitely the better choice for fronting the band. Dilana = Drama. Being a feminist AND a rocker, I was rooting for her... but Lukas kept stealing the spotlight... and he's very centered and has the "Cool" factor. He makes me feel it when he sings Headspin, and Freak. Like J said, he also has the ability to write touching, memorable, and powerful music. It comes from his soul. Dilana's song was shallow and made her sound like a bitter woman... emabarrassing interview, too. As talented as she is, I wouldn't want to have to hang out with her for very long. She screwed hersefl by behaving like an angry Prima Dona, and Lukas held his cool through everything... then hammered it onstage. His Brando-esque good looks and Jagger-Swagger thrown in for good measure make for a perfect blend for a rock frontman. GO LUKAS! You rock!

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 4:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. karla writes:

any how that show is unfair for reasons wich i wont speak of

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 4:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Patty writes:

Absolutely think Lucas was the right person to front Supernova. Lucas rockssssssssssssssssssssss

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 5:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Rob writes:

Lucas Sucks. He is the worst choice they could have made. Jason Newsted spent 20 years gaining credibility in metal, that has all gone down the drain with this show. Hetfield and Ulrich must watch that show and laugh their asses off that they were ever in a band with someone that would choose to be on that show. By the way, I know that Gilbey Clarke has been in GnR and Heart, Has he ever been in a band where he contributed to making the music? He joined those bands after they wrote all their albums. Rock Star Supercrappy could be the worst thing to happen in music.

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Blondie writes:

I'm so happy Lukas won... he demands the spotlight and can rock the house standing still in the spotlight with his soaring vocals or flinging himself around the stage like a madman in full dirty rock growl...

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 7:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. karla writes:

i agree that show dosent only suck its f***ing annoying i mean theres like smalll bands trying to make it by them selfs and then this ppl come along and ruin it foe them the should be ashamed

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 7:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Dee writes:

LUKAS ROCKS. Dilana is a good singer, but Lukas man, he's the b**ch! LUKAS MAN, KEEP ROCKING!!

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 7:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Stacey writes:

FOr those people who stated that the show sucks, why are you writing on this blog to begin with? I realize that you don't like Lukas as a front person, so don't buy a ticket. There are alot of other people who are willing to see them. Music is subjective, and not everyone has to have the same taste. What matters is how it makes you feel. Its sooo sad that some of you have to waste your time spreading such negativity. Why don't you do something constructive and spend time on singers and music that you do like.

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 8:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Silverae writes:

Lukas is by far one of the best musicians to hit the music scene in a long time. He found his way through a TV reality show. Who cares?! I'm just glad he is here and will be here for a long time. I live in Toronto and wish I had seen him perform before he hit it big.

# Sep 19, 2006 @ 11:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Jarkko writes:

It was so funny when Dilanna said she was going to sing a punk song by Cheap Trick! I saw them sing that when I was a teenager, and punk it was not! I think she's an awesome performer but am stoked that Lukas got the gig. He fits. Dilanna will be great on her own, but I'm sure they can do without the emotional drama she seemed to bring.

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 12:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. adm writes:

i'm glad it's over and justified he dumped his gf with a lame "they" won't let me bring her in. a poseur without much of a voice but that seems to be the thing nowadays. i guess you need personality and puffery when the melodies, what melodies?, and words are so-so.

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 2:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Altacoma writes:

Pukas won because not so Supernova wanted someone that would appeal to the EMO crowd...you know 12 yr olds. They will put out 1 album hope it sells a ton and then break up. Do you really think Tommy Lee who is currently touring with the Crue is going to waste too much time with not so Supernova. Oh yea. A judge has decided that they cannot use Supernova as their name. How about 3 men and a boy (thats what Tommy called him).

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 1:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. G Star writes:

Lukas was the best fit for the band, period. Unless some of you actually live in a different age, Lukas is by far the one who will bring these guys into the new millenium. Congratulations to all of them for picking the one person who fit their intented image AND knows how to write songs. His voice is excellent, I've heard the two recorded songs to be released and Lukas sounds f**king sexy as ever. I don't think the band's intent is to be anything close to a metal band; if they were then 1) Lukas wouldn't have auditioned and 2) Dilana would have been a better fit. She has a metal voice. They clearly didn't want that, even with some of them having metal roots. Why would they want to create a band so similar to what they are already doing? They wanted this project in order to create other types of rock music influenced by some of their favourites, together with a modern edge. Lukas already makes that kind of music in his current band - he was perfect. Dilana can't write songs, at least not good ones.

For the record, TMZ is a tabloid and it is general fan knowledge that Lukas and his "girlfriend" split up a few months ago, however she did show up to some of the show tapings and to the finale. Unlike Magni's wife and Ryan's girlfriend, she was never invited to the mansion, so it's very likely she wasn't really in his life anymore in that capacity.

Question for Karla - what does gender have to do with race? Why would someone be called racist if they picked a girl?

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Molly writes:

Magni was their man!!!!! Lukas is a little punk. I hope they don't sell many cd's. Serves them right!!!!

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 6:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Altacoma writes:

Pukas sounds sexy????? Like I said.....it was for the EMO crowd. That was the only reason. If it weren't for Tommy, Jason and who the F**k is Gilby (don't mention GnR where he playing some elses licks). Pukas never would have seen the light of day nationally or internationally and I'm not talking about Canada to the US as international.

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 6:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. debe writes:

Anyone who says Lukas Sucks must be deaf, blind and retarded...sucks to be you lot cos he won and he was always gonna win just like tommy said.Dilana is a witchypoo...just a wig on a stick! I can wait to see Rossi rock the party with his f***ing rad eyeshadow and his Jeff Buckley warble.I only hope Supernova encourage that emotional side that he reaches the audience with or they will miss out. If i could change anything i would have Ryan Starr support instead of that dumb arse Dilanadrama...what a tit!

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 9:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. waves writes:

Lukas sounds sexy, looks sexy and moves sexy. I love his covers of Creep and Fix You and love Be Yourself. Can't wait for the cd from Lukas, Tommy etc...booya
p.s. I guess Lukas does appeal to some 12 year olds but he greatly appeals to this woman in her 30's. He has that x-factor. My husband, also a musician, was quite impressed with most of Lukas' performances and was wowed at Supernova's first single. And this praise is coming from a guy that listens to classic rock and metal only and is in his 40s.

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 10:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Devon writes:

Dilana is and was THE ONE. She has more talent in one tonsil than Lucas has in his whole body. He looks like a chicken on stage, he is so awkward. His voice sucks. What were they thinking? Only a few times in a lifetime does someone come along with Dilana's talent and they didn't grab her up. Dumb move guys. Dumb move.
Rock on Dilana!

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 10:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Molly writes:

Dilana would've kicked butt!!! Pukas is a little fembot. Wearing that pink lipgloss, he's so emo. I still can't believe they picked him. Oh well they're gonna suck.

# Sep 20, 2006 @ 11:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Katie writes:

I'm sorry but Dilana was a drama queen and would have been a drag to record and tour with. Lukas is a true classic rockstar and we just dont see enough of those these days. I was so happy when they chose him. His voice is amazing. Dilana sounded too worn out.

# Sep 21, 2006 @ 4:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. adele writes:

Oi lukas f****n rox he so deservd 2 win at least he doesnt b*tch bout his m8s 2 da press like dilana dat was jst f***n sad lukas was da bst rocker on dere dat was obvious frm da start hes aewsome n would kick dilanas a$$ in a singin contest n e day. if dilana hd 1 no 1 would hav listned 2 dem she suked lukas was da obvious choice n best singer. plus lukas has sex appeal hes f***n hott if u like dilana u need 2 gt a life.
Rock on Lukas!!!!! hes da bomb

# Sep 21, 2006 @ 8:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. dilana writes:

Dnt b**** bout Lukas, he was a great singer and he dd deserve 2 win
Keep rockin baby
yea ur awesome

# Sep 21, 2006 @ 8:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Lukas's biggest Fan writes:

OMG hw cn ny1 say he sukd he is real great
HEADSPIN is the most amazing song iv eva heard it gav me shivers cause it was soooooo awesome he totaly deserved 2 win
dilana was gud bt no1 could b as great as LUKAS hes gona b big ul c

# Sep 21, 2006 @ 8:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. adele writes:

LUKAS ROX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Sep 21, 2006 @ 8:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. danielle writes:

lukas was da bomb if he hadnt won i should hav been Toby dilana ddnt desrve 2 b in da bottom 2 at all

# Sep 21, 2006 @ 8:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. elle writes:

Rossi is naturally cool, the others had to try for the look, and who could stand to listen to that smokin' voice of Delana's for long! Comin from a 53 year old female, he's toooo hot!!

# Sep 24, 2006 @ 7:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. U.K. Drummer writes:

Here in Britain, we are 1 week behind. The first part of the final was tonight (1pm L.A. time) So much for the, err, magic of live vote-in shows. The finalists will all have some sort of careers, as long as they do not ride the "reality tv wave " for very long. Internationally, both Toby and Mangi, have much better appeal and will have a more stable and longer career than Lukas or Dilana. Not denying that they have decent vocal capacities, but their games will die out very soon.
R.S Supernova, if they survive for more than 6 months after the tour, will most definitely have new players behind Lukas, as the other guys will not have the best opening tour of their careers and bail.

Here's hoping Magni and Toby have long lasting careers...if I were them, I'd hire the "house band" permanantly!

Rock On!!!!!

# Sep 25, 2006 @ 5:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. DukesRocks writes:

There was only one choice, the picked the person that has the total package. There wasn't even one rocker that came close to the overall talent lukas has. The album will rock, I have not doubt it wall go Gold for sure. As far as the basher's go. Half of em, will be buying to CD.

# Sep 26, 2006 @ 1:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Scorched_Earth writes:

LOL! I had no idea there were so many fans! I've been on this site for a while and have never 'met' most of you guys! Hope the band does what ever its supposed to do :-P

# Sep 26, 2006 @ 10:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. elizabeth writes:

Toby was by far the best, Lukas is a little twit, it will go to his head and disappear, go Toby we all love you in Australia, it's a shame we only had 3 hours to vote each week and the show is only on pay tv

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