By: Concert Vault
Supergroup: A rock group whose members consist of musicians that were already famous. Fueled by inevitable ego struggles, the group's music can be extremely compelling and its existence extremely short-lived.
Keith Emerson - keyboards (The Nice); Greg Lake - guitar, bass (King Crimson); Carl Palmer - drums (Atomic Rooster).
David Crosby (The Byrds); Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield); Graham Nash (The Hollies); Neil Young (Buffalo Springfield).
Eric Clapton - guitar (The Yardbirds, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers); Jack Bruce - bass (John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Manfred Mann, Graham Bond Organisation); Ginger Baker - drums (Graham Bond Organisation).
Gregg Rolie - keyboards (Santana); Neal Schon - guitars (Santana); Ross Valory - bass (Frumious Bandersnatch); Aynsley Dunbar - drums (Jeff Beck, Frank Zappa, David Bowie).
Steve Howe - guitar (Yes, Asia); Steve Hackett - guitar (Genesis); John Mover - drums (Marillion);
-The Power Station
John Taylor - bass (Duran Duran); Andy Taylor - guitar (Duran Duran); Tony Thompson - drums (LaBelle, Chic, David Bowie).
[Robert Palmer was the original lead singer for the band; when he dropped out of the project before the band's first tour, he was replaced by Michael Des Barres, who was relatively unknown at the time.]
“Fast” Eddie Clarke - guitar (Motorhead); Jerry Shirley - drums (Humble Pie); Charlie McCracken - bass (Taste).
[The group originally formed with bassist Pete Way from UFO on bass. Lead singer Dave King would eventually become better known as the lead singer of Flogging Molly.]
Mark Lanegan - vocals (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age); Greg Dulli - vocals (The Afghan Whigs).