August 02, 2005 11:34 PM by Joe Blackmon
It’s a shame that Rock Star: INXS is floundering in the ratings. RealityBlurred.com even reports on a Wall Street Journal article that hints the show could be rescheduled. However, rescheduling this show would surely kill it off completely. The rotating times over three days is confusing enough. Rock Star: INXS is a concept with great potential, but it is not living up to its potential.
One thing that could help Rock Star: INXS is if they brought in a mean judge. Dave Navarro is a nice guy. All the band members are nice guys. They all suffer from Paula Abdulitis in that their comments lean very heavily toward gushing praise. Musicians do not necessarily make good judges. Musicians who have made it know the struggle it takes to get to the top and are perhaps too sympathetic to the plights of other musicians.
Last week, INXS eliminated two singers in a surprise move, but this week, they could easily eliminate half the singers if they really want to get things moving. After seeing their most recent performances, our prediction is that MiG Ayesa, Marty Casey, and Jordis Unga are bound for the final three. The praise heaped on these three singers is well deserved. Jordis is so good that INXS might actually hold her back. Her vocals are strong enough that a solo career would probably be more advantageous for her. Jordis is almost a sure bet for the encore performance.
J.D. Fortune is also bound to be sticking around for awhile. J.D. actually did very well with singing “The Letter”, but no matter what Dave Navarro says, the fact that he followed Jordis made it evident that she was stronger vocally. However, at this point, the controversy that J.D. creates is the only thing interesting going on at the mansion. J.D. could probably suck helium and sing in a high pitched voice, and Dave and INXS would still rave, because they know if they lose J.D. then the ratings will go even more South.
Our prediction is that it will be three girls in the bottom three again. Unless viewers take pity on Jessica, she is almost certain to be bound for the bottom three again. Tara and Suzy will probably be joining her.