'Rock' band will play 27 cities nationwide

Supernova, the new rock band selecting its lead singer via the CBS talent competition “Rock Star,” has set its first tour, running Dec. 31-Feb. 27.

Live Nation-presented tour will hit 27 cities, including New York (Radio City Music Hall on Jan. 31) and Long Beach (Long Beach Arena on Feb. 27).

Lineup includes Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke. The lead singer will be chosen on the show’s Sept. 13 finale.

Epic Records will release Supernova’s debut on Nov. 21.

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