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[05/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
VH1 Breaks Out the Big Guns to Turn the Heat Up on Hard Rock

[via press release from VH1]

VH1 Breaks Out the Big Guns to Turn the Heat Up on Hard Rock

Ted Nugent, Scott Ian, Sebastian Bach, Evan Seinfeld and Jason Bonham Come Together to Resuscitate Hard Rock for VH1's 'SuperGroup' 'SuperGroup' Premieres Sunday May 21 10PM*

NEW YORK, May 16 -- While Ozzfest may prosper and Motley Crue shows sell out, the kingdom of hard rock still waits for a powerful force to regain dominion over the power chords cut by crunk, pop-punk, and indie rock. Fortunately, VH1 has assembled some of the heaviest rock icons, who stand ready to thrash a new trail of carnage and excess and to lead the hard rock world as their new gods of thunder.

VH1's "SuperGroup:" Ted Nugent, Scott Ian, Sebastian Bach, Evan Seinfeld and Jason Bonham, are poised to re-conquer the rock world (and hopefully spread a little debauchery in the process) in the ultimate musical experiment. Premiering Sunday May 21 at 10:00 p.m., "SuperGroup" will bring together these five hard rocking icons and present them with the opportunity to create the heaviest "SuperGroup." Ultimately viewers will see whether or not the band will come together as hard rock's saviors or simply implode.

Over a of period two weeks in Las Vegas, legendary rock manager, Doc McGhee, will shepherd the group towards their fate as hard rock heroes. As an iconic rock manager, he automatically commands the respect of the band members and is not afraid to crack the whip. He's a taskmaster with a two-week deadline that can't be missed. On day one, Doc will clearly lay out the stakes, goals, and the limited time that the SuperGroup truly has to revitalize and rule hard rock.

Their quest will culminate with a massive concert at The Empire Ballroom in Vegas. Yet the question remains, hard rock is ready to be saved, but is the "SuperGroup" ready to save hard rock?

"SuperGroup" is produced by 3Ball Productions and Moving Pictures, DPI in conjunction with VH1. Jim Ackerman serves as Executive Producer for VH1. Troy Searer, John Foy, Todd Nelson and J.D. Roth serve as Executive Producers for 3Ball. Peter Jaysen serves as Executive Producer for Moving Pictures, DPI, the TV/film/DVD division of Dennis Publishing US. Rick Krim and Bruce Gillmer serve as Co-Executive Producers for VH1. Christian McLaughlin serves as Supervising Producer for VH1.

For more information on "SuperGroup," please log on to http://www.vh1.com. For additional show content, log onto VSPOT (http://vspot.vh1.com), VH1's broadband network.

*all times are ET/PT

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 87 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, VH Uno and VH1 Country. Connect with VH1 at http://www.VH1.com.

SOURCE VH1
Web Site: http://www.vh1.com http://vspot.vh1.com





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