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Rock Star Supernova Frontman Speaks Out

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Ben Rayner of the Toronto Star recently conducted an interview with ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA frontman Lukas Rossi. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow:

On ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA coming to an end this past spring after dismal sales of its debut album and disastrous concert reviews:

"It takes a chunk out of you, man. I'm not gonna lie. I thought it was gonna go on longer. I think my ego got blown a little out of proportion after it was all said and done, and coming back down to earth is obviously where I belong. Coming off that tour, it was like: 'Where's all the glory?' But I like it where I am right now. If I have to pay my dues until I die, that's the way God wants it to be."

On weaving his way across Canada on a small-venue acoustic tour that brings him to Lee's Palace in Toronto Sunday night (November 25):

"It's not really an adjustment. I've always been a really hard worker. In my other bands, no one did shit for us. It's just as hard on my wife [former porn star Kendra Jade] as it is on me. I failed my driver's test four times so, unfortunately, she's been having to do all the driving. She basically tour-manages and handles all the crazy people and so forth that I can't. ... She's good support. We get hard on each other sometimes – it's pretty grueling, driving and playing, driving and playing, especially in the winter. I'm sick now and I have 10 shows in a row to do. But the fans are waiting, man, so it's my pleasure to do it."

On ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA's possible comeback:

"It actually felt like a real band. I thought it was gonna go on much longer. But at the end of the tour, everyone just kind of went off and started deejay-ing or whatever [apparently referring to ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA drummer Tommy Lee]. I don't know what that's about, but let 'em do what they want. I'd just started to fire. I'm ready to start rockin'. I'm just getting my feet wet and I've got no time to relax. I don't have time to make pit stops. I'm not a deejay.

"All these [solo acoustic] shows in Canada are sold out, man, and they're not there to see Tommy Lee. They're there to see me. And that's a good feeling."

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. texlonghorn10 writes:

pukass is a queer should never be in a band lil short sh** u sound like nasaly billy from greenday.the only reason anyone wants to see u is cuz of tommy lee who didnt want u in the band anyway. so go crawl in a lil snake hole and die cuz your done!!and learn to drive you douchebag 4x sh** maybe a tricycle would suit u

# Nov 25, 2007 @ 9:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. solidmunkeytoe writes:

whata fag. nothing good came out of that f***in show. even fate made sure jason newstead( the only true musican on that show) got hurt so he wouldnt play with that f***ed thing called rrockstar supernova.

# Nov 25, 2007 @ 10:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Diamond Oz writes:

Summit tells me he don't like Tommy Lee much does he? Haha!

Now watching: Jim Davidson

# Nov 25, 2007 @ 5:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Dark_Funeral writes:

"On ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA coming to an end this past spring after dismal sales of its debut album and disastrous concert reviews"
-owned^

# Nov 25, 2007 @ 10:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. joe sputz writes:

I enjoyed the TV show. I really did. But I think everyone knew that the "band" was never going to work, especially since everyone in it had other things they were tied to. The first season was unique in that it was an actual band looking for a singer. I think INXS is touring casinos or something nowadays though..... but you know what, that's still better than the way the second season worked out, because after all, everyone knew that Rock Star Supernova would never last more than a year, and would never be anything other than a side-project. The TV show could have continued to exist if it hadn't so desperately held on to the notion that it needed "name brand musicians".... they could have just had "name brand" judges, and used the "house band" as the band. But I digress.
As for Rossi himself, I kept hoping to see him gone EVERY WEEK but it never happened. He was easily the most irritating out of all the singers on there. But for some reason, a lot of Canadians felt obligated to vote for him, and that was probably enough to keep him out of trouble each week. I think the only person on the whole planet that expected more from the whole thing than one album and one tour was him.... it's just hilarious how quickly the tour fell apart.

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6. adjaskdljakjsfhasdflkjsf writes:

holy sh** they f***ing suck

# Nov 26, 2007 @ 8:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BLACKDOG writes:

He suck's.

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