Supergroups That Should Have Been But Never Were

As proposed by @Tamsin_Bailey

I’ll start by repeating two I already did on another thread:

  • The Scissor Sisters of Mercy
  • Men Without Hats At Work
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Queens Of The Rolling Stone Age
(Sound just as old as you’d think.)

And They Will Know Us By The Trail Of Our Dead Kennedys
(An indescribable anthropological Prog sound)

Rage Against Florence and the Machine
(Nu Metal meets an owl in a windchime shop.)

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New Model Army of Lovers


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Cream of Leftover Salmon

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Yello Cake

Short skirt oooh yeah

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Pet Shop Boyz 2 Men

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I think they once toured with And They Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead Can Dance (who sound like every band rejected by 4AD Records)

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Flip side: Supergroups that maybe should not have passed the planning stage, but they were really drunk and recorded an album and here we are.

  • Iron Reagan
  • Austrian Death Machine
  • HELLYEAH
  • Damn Yankees
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Beasties Boys II Men at Work

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What, like Transvision Vampire Weekend?

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Thin Lizzy the Bare Naked Lady

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We’ve already seen Bare Naked Lady Gaga.

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Whoa …

No Sleep til the End of the Road Down Under?

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@nungesser @Tamsin_Bailey Didn’t they go on to form the Grateful Dead Can Dance Society after Jerry Garcia died?

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They didn’t have a catchy name, but the super group formed by Amy Grant leading vocals for GWAR was really something.

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This (if back then taken seriously and followed through on) would have resulted in a supergroup called "HELP’, to have included (Jimmy) Hendricks, (Keith) Emerson, (Greg) Lake, and (Carl) Palmer:

https://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/was-elp-almost-emerson-lake-palmer-and-hendrix-261989

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As a young man, we dreamed of an XYZ album (ex-Yes, ex-Zepplin). We got Asia instead.

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Teenage Motörhead

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So, not your Wildest Dreams, then?

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