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I think the only chance they've got is with Delana fronting them. After the first album she could then afford some decent musicians behind her. Or she could just hook up with the house band right now and save a lot of time.
 

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Jeff Flowerday said:
I know there's only a couple weeks left but thought I'd start one anyway.

My thoughts:

House Band Rocks
Contestants are OK, nothing special
SuperNova as a band sucks the big one
Exactly right.


Gilby should avoid trying to play covers. His attempt at Salsbury Hill was a farce. Quite frankly, if he played like that at an audition for me he wouldn't get the gig.


The house band is ten times as good as Supernova in my opinion.
 

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My wife and I've been watching since last season. Our POV is it's great fun to watch, even with all the goofs and grumbles.

We like it purely for it's entertainment value - the House Band is great - that's what hooked me in the first place. If Dilana weren't so into herself (it's all about her, with her) she would probably win, but with her logic taking the last train & her emotions taking over, she probably won't now.

Agree that Supernova's material reeks - what are these guys thinking of? Is this "gig" equivalent to Tommy's "Back to College" TV series in terms of how seriously they take it?

Guilty pleasures, certainly. I'll take it.

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Not sure if anyone else remembers Lukas from the local Toronto band Cleavage... I was friends with the drummer and I'm pretty sure I met Lukas at a club once - this was probably about 3 years ago. There's a Cleavage video on YouTube - I actually saw it on Much Music a couple times. Do a search on YouTube for "lukas cleavage" if ya want to to see the vids.
 

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Brian G said:
Agree that Supernova's material reeks - what are these guys thinking of? Is this "gig" equivalent to Tommy's "Back to College" TV series in terms of how seriously they take it?

Guilty pleasures, certainly. I'll take it.

Brian

Mmmmmm.... Remember the hot tutor chic from "Back to College"? :food-smiley-015:
 

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Interesting development last night:

House band is opening for SuperNova on the tour. LOL, big mistake IMO.

Star should be gone this week, she just doesn't fit.
You probably meant Storm should be gone right? And I agree. Either her or Magni. I must admit that Lukas cockiness annoys me sometimes but last night's performance of Bon Jovi's Living On A Prayer was *different* and I dug it (couldn't care less about his original though).

Toby really delivered last night and I think that with some more experience and confidence that he could give that band an interesting direction.
 

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You probably meant Storm should be gone right? And I agree. Either her or Magni. I must admit that Lukas cockiness annoys me sometimes but last night's performance of Bon Jovi's Living On A Prayer was *different* and I dug it (couldn't care less about his original though).

Toby really delivered last night and I think that with some more experience and confidence that he could give that band an interesting direction.
Yah, Storm. Duh!

Lucas definately did Living on a Prayer the only way he could. I would have loved to hear it a little more original, just to hear Raph's solo on a hair metal classic.
 

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Jeff Flowerday said:
Interesting development last night:

House band is opening for SuperNova on the tour. LOL, big mistake IMO.

Storm should be gone this week, she just doesn't fit.

Big mistake for sure. The only advantage Supernova could conceivably have is that they're used to playing big stages.

In terms of skill on their instruments, the house band is just a much better band in my opinion.

Supernova is lots of feathers and not much chicken.
 

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Never saw the first season but the wife and I have seen every episode of this one and find it to be pretty entertaining. Personally I like Dilana,s voice the best but feel that Lucas is a close second voice wise and has the Rockstar image going for him. Storm and Magni are both Ok but I just can,t see why people like Toby.... I.ve seen and heard a hundred guys just like him over the years. The house band is great, better than Supernova, but thats the way it is in the rock music biz. The very best musicians are found alot of the times in the studios and get little or no credit. The rock bands may not always have the best chops but image, looks and appeal also go into making up a popular group (like it or not).
 

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Storm's gone. Magni stays and Lukas is in the bottom 3?? WTF?? Oh well, good entertainment value. Dave Navarro and The Panic Channel will be joining them on the road tour now. Why am I not that surprised...
 

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You know I really don't mind Lukas in small doses, like one or two songs a show, but I don't think I could listen to a whole album of his voice or an hour and a half show for that matter. At first it was a novel kind of voice, but after all these weeks it's, well, sorta gratting on my ears now and his stage show it's just getting too repetative. Sorry to say this but he's coming across like a one trick pony with not too much depth, in my not so expert opinion. But Tommy and the boys seem to like him, so what do I know?
 

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i have been watching since last season too. I have to say toby, and boy does delana have a set of pipes on her... I Love the drummer man is he ever good.. for the house band.. wonder whats goin to happen next season:rolleyes:
 

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Gotta agree, Delana's version of Roxanna was one of the best covers I've heard and Magni's rendition of Hush just rocked the house, but I have to concur that his original was 2nd rate compared to some of the others.
 

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I thought Dilana's cover of Roxanne was one of her best performances. Somewhat surprising - I figured that song could turn out to be a poison pill, but she did an intelligent arrangement that really showcased her voice. Too bad she's shown herself to be such a head case - she's the only reason I'd buy a ticket (but SN's material would have to have taken a quantum improvement . . .).

Magni's cover of Hush was strong, but the band doesn't seem to like him. Toby has some mojo going, but for me his voice lacks color . . .

As for who's going to win - damn, now I'm totally confused!

Brian
 

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Personally I didnt like Dilana's version of "Roxanne".I think that song needs more than a single guitar backing her to make it really shine.Maybe it's just me, but doing a police song without that hard hitting ska beat seems kinda flat.She sung it well, I just kept waiting for the drum's and band to kick in.Lucas IMO is not a musician by any streach.But 3/4 of the band he is trying to front isnt.He may be a good front man for Supernova though.Although none of the "singer's" have impressed me at all, I think Toby may be the best fit for the band.What has impressed me is the House Band.The drummer is dead on and super tight,the guitarst puts Gilby to absolute shame(I think I could put him to shame as well).Tommy Lee won't last much longer,he looks like he's hard on the crack or somthing.To be honest I don't see SN being much more than a poorly arranged $ machine,All foam, no Beer.But I would pay to see the house band.
 
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