AXS TV’s Six Episode Original Music Series “BREAKING BAND” with DONOVAN LEITCH, DAVE NAVARRO, SEBASTIAN BACH, MOBY – Premieres on Sunday, January 24th
Posted On 07 Jan 2016
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Premiere: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016
Day & time: Sundays at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT on AXS TV
AXS TV’s six-episode original music series BREAKING BAND pairs rock legends with emerging musicians, to provide guidance as they work to achieve their dreams of stardom. This season, mentors Dave Navarro, Moby, Sebastian Bach, Robin Zander, Belinda Carlisle, and Mark McGrath share invaluable advice and collaborate with their protégés before deciding whether to join them on stage for a live performance. Breaking Band’s Executive Producers are Marc Scarpa and Donovan Leitch along with Mikki Willis who serves as director.
Episode 101 – Sunday, Jan. 24 – Dave Navarro & Andie Case
Alt Rock guitarist Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction/Red Hot Chili Peppers) plays the role of mentor, as he is paired with YouTube sensation Andie Case.
Episode 102 – Sunday, Jan. 31 – Moby & Runaground
Electronic music icon Moby plays the role of mentor, as he is paired with up and coming electro-pop artist Runaground.
Episode 103 – Sunday, Feb. 7 – Sebastian Bach & Santa Cruz
Metal icon Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) plays the role of mentor, as he works with Finnish metal band Santa Cruz.
Episode 104 – Sunday, Feb. 14 – Robin Zander & Set The Charge
Cheap Trick lead singer Robin Zander plays the role of mentor, as he works with emerging New York rockers Set The Charge.
Episode 105 – Sunday, Feb. 21 – Belinda Carlisle & Sick of Sarah
The Go-Go’s lead singer, Belinda Carlisle, plays the role of mentor, as she is paired with all-girl rock band Sick of Sarah.
Episode 106 – Sunday, Feb. 28 – Mark McGrath & Stick Figure
Pop Punk singer Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray) plays the role of mentor, as he is paired with reggae rockers Stick Figure.
HOST – Donovan Leitch
Donovan Leitch has spent his entire life in the entertainment industry. His father and namesake, the psychedelic rock pioneer Donovan, is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Growing up in the heart of Hollywood, Leitch started his acting career as a teenager. He then moved to New York to pursue a career as a musician, where he also worked for 10 years in the fashion industry. Setting his sights on becoming a producer, he has made six feature documentary films.
Leitch has had development deals at MTV Networks, Electus, and Maker Studios, and has created and produced web content for Microsoft, YouTube, Vogue.com, and MySpace. He is also the co-founder of Hollywood’s first co-work/incubator space, io/LA.
In 2002, Donovan co-founded the All-Star rock ‘n’ roll cover band Camp Freddy (now called Royal Machines), serving as the super-group’s lead singer. Royal Machines has played over 200 shows over the last 12 years, and has featured many of today’s leading rock stars including Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Idol, Scott Weiland, Dave Navarro, and Tommy Lee.
He is currently producing a musical called Head Over Heels, with actress Gwyneth Paltrow, based on the music of The Go-Go’s; and is a development executive at Insurgent Media, as well as host of AXS TV’s BREAKING BAND.
*Stay tuned for All Access Music writer, Nicole DeRosa’s interview with Donovan Leitch!
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