Rock Star Supernova has drafted former Black Crowes member Johnny Colt to replace bassist Jason Newsted.

Rock Star Supernova has drafted former Black Crowes member Johnny Colt to replace bassist Jason Newsted, who is out of commission for up to nine months after tearing his bicep and rotator cuff.

Colt will appear with the group when it makes it national TV debut Nov. 21 on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and during its first tour, which begins Dec. 31 in Las Vegas. Rock Star Supernova's self-titled debut arrives Nov. 21 via Epic.

Here is the track list for "Rock Star Supernova":

"It's On"
"Leave the Lights On"
"Be Yourself (And 5 Other Cliches)"
"It's All Love"
"Can't Bring Myself To Light This Fuse"
"Underdog"
"Make No Mistake ... This Is the Take"
"Headspin"
"Valentine"
"Social Disgrace"
"The Dead Parade"


-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.







Taking Back Sunday's 2006 album "Louder Now" will reappear as an expanded edition Dec. 12 via Warner Bros. The new version tacks live versions of "MakeDamnSure," "Error: Operator," "Liar (It Takes One To Know One)" and "Divine Intervention" onto the original CD, which has sold 510,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

A bonus DVD rounds up 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage, live clips and videos, including "Liar (It Takes One To Know One," which is No. 34 this week on Billboard's Modern Rock chart.

Taking Back Sunday will be in Europe through the end of the month as part of the Taste of Chaos tour. A handful of North American radio station-sponsored gigs will follow in December.


-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.