Supernova Sue 'Rock Star: Supernova' Producers, Bandmembers

Speaking of Rock Star: Supernova, how many had heard that they're being sued by a band called - you guessed it - Supernova, who have been around since 1989 and have released several albums under the name?


MTV News - Supernova Sue 'Rock Star: Supernova' Producers, Bandmembers: "Nine days before the July 5 broadcast premiere of Mark Burnett's 'Rock Star: Supernova' on CBS, the three members of Orange County, California, punk trio Supernova — who formed back in 1989 and released four albums, including 2000's Pop as a Weapon — filed a lawsuit against the show's producers, charging trademark infringement.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Diego, names Mark Burnett Productions, Rockstar Entertainment Inc. and CBS Broadcasting as defendants, along with Tommy Lee, Jason Newsted and Gilby Clarke — the three future members of the group this season's 'Rock Star' is supposed to spawn and endow with a lead singer. After someone's chosen to front the band, the foursome will eventually record and release fresh material before touring the nation, all under the Supernova moniker "

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