The Next Great American Band Finds the Judges


The Next Great American Band Finds the Judges


Goo Goo Dolls's vocalist John Rzeznik, drummer Sheila E. and TV personality Ian 'Dicko' Dickson are selected to find a group worth the title Next Great American Band.

FOX's new reality show, The Next Great American Band, has begun taking shape. Three judges and a host for the show have been appointed to be the other version of American Idol's Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Ryan Seacrest.

Goo Goo Dolls' frontman John Rzeznik joins percussionist Sheila E., who is notable being Prince's drummer, and TV personality Ian Dickson to sit at the judging panel for the show. Serving as the host is New Zealand Idol presenter, Dominic Bowen.

Just like its predecessor, this new show holds a nationwide auditions to search for potential bands all over America. But unlike Idols, the contestants are quickly narrowed down to 10 semifinalists who will meet up different challenge every week in front of live studio audience.

Bands will cover songs from established artists in some weeks while also are required to show their original materials in another. Judges are welcomed to give critiques or praise regarding the performance.

Still, America's vote will determine the winner of the show which will premiere on October 19 at 8 p.m. on FOX. The champion is entitled to a recording contract with 19Recordings, a label managed by creator Simon Fuller.

Over 6000 bands had sent in audition tapes and 40 bands from around the country were chosen to participate in a judging session taking place at the Montelago Resort in Lake Las Vegas, Nevada August 19 through 25, 2007.

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