In 2006, he formed a new band called Rock Star Supernova with Jason Newsted (Voivod, ex-Metallica) and Gilby Clarke (ex-Guns N' Roses).The 2006 season of Rock Star selected Lukas Rossi as the lead singer for Supernova.

They finished the year at #8 on the Top Concert Money Earners list.

They played 81 shows and grossed Lee came back once with Motley Crüe to go on the Crüe's Greatest Hits tour in 1999.

1964), who was also the drummer in his solo band Krun K and was married to James Kottak, the drummer for the rock band Scorpions.

As a teenager, Lee listened to Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Cheap Trick, Kiss, AC/DC and Sweet.

Tommy Lee was also a guest DJ at WXRK "K-Rock" in New York during the Fourth of July Monster Metal Meltdown in 2005.

In November 2007, it was announced by Nikki Sixx that Tommy Lee was no longer a member of Mötley Crüe.

Dilana, Magni Ásgeirsson, and Toby Rand with his own band Juke Kartel were the three runners up and accepted an offer to go on tour with Supernova.

The self-titled debut album Rock Star Supernova was released on November 21, 2006.

Shortly afterwards, guitarist Mick Mars joined the band.