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Lou Barlow - Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh
Ian MacKaye - Minor Threat, Fugazi
Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees (or Visage and late 80s/early 90s-PIL to a lesser extent)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Head of DAvid
and some other previous members of Napalm Death too:
Teeth Of Lions Rule The Divine
I would do Stephen O'Malley and Greg Anderson, but it would take ages.
actually there are too many ot mention
Queens of the Stone Age
Public Image Ltd.
The Sex Pistols
The Jesus And Mary Chain
The Stone Roses
He played on XTRMNTR, which is probably their greatest album.
Okay, so I know that no one else rates Evil Heat, but you gotta take your opportunities from where they lie.
(plus Thrones, High on Fire, Harvey Milk, Sunn O))) and numerous others)
in fact most of the bad seeds members past and present have been in some excellent other bands
I think Warren Ellis edges it as coolest seed. Even if it was a tie, he'd win in a beard-off.
that looks like a toy Strat they pulled out of a Christmas cracker and not look like a total tool is worthy of enormous respect.
Warren Ellis is that man.
was in Gallon Drunk too, of course
for a bit.
can never be dismissed
The Blackeyed Susans
I had also thought he played in Chad's Tree, but can't find any evidence for it on the web.
Girls Against Boys
Botch, These Arms Are Snakes, Russian Circles
The Mars Volta and ATDI
Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service
Death Cab for Cutie and the Postal Service.
He was also in The Get Up Kids and Reggie And The Full Effect, and NFG for a bit. That, along with Coalesce, definitely makes up for MCR and Leathermouth.
Wilco / Uncle Tupelo
Split Enz / Crowded House
The Clean / The Bats
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
Pink & Brown
Thee Oh Sees
The Good, The Bad & The Queen
neither Gorillaz nor TGTB&TQ are 'Great' or 'Influential'.
Errrrrmmm... The Cribs??
he were in The Pet Shop Boys for a bit too
Vampire Weekend / Dirty Projectors
(it may be early to call Vampire Weekend great but fuck it)
Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo
Sonic Youth / Glenn Branca Ensemble
DJ Shadow / UNKLE
Television / Richard Hell and the Voidoids
S Club Juniors
The White Stripes
The Dead Weather
Fred Smith - bass in Blondie/Television.
The Flaming Lips
Husker Du and Sugar
Cap'n Jazz and Promise Ring.
Also the Kinsella Brothers
Faces and the Stones. There's loads really.
Pavement AND Sonic Youth (and Free Kitten, but I guess it's debatable whether they really fall into the great, influential band category)
Corin Tucker - Sleater Kinney, Heaven To Betsy
Kathleen Hanna - Bikini Kill, Le Tigre,
Tobi Vail - Bikini Kill, The Go Team, The Frumpies
Jon Slade - Huggy Bear, Comet Gain
Crosby, Stills & Nash
International Submarine Band
The Flying Burrito Brothers
Queens of the Stone Age
Jane's Addiction / Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
The Postal service/Death Cab For Cutie
(and Tomahawk: meh)
-Tortoise (for a bit)
and, erm, Zwan
-Gastr del Sol
-The Red Krayola
The Jesus Lizard, Scratch Acid
Black Flag, Circle Jerks
you're going to break dis
I think it's because everyone involved has done much, much better work, so they always disappoint me when I listen to them.
Not noisy enough!
If it was full of people I'd never heard of and probably like them a lot more.
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Do Make Say Think/Broken Social Scene
(bunch of other BSS affiliations that could be mentioned here)
GY!BE/A Silver Mt Zion
Low/Retribution Gospel Choir
Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon
Why?(it's a band now)/cLOUDDEAD
then there is all those Elephant 6 connections
The Germs / Nirvana(ish) / Foo Fighters (if you count them, their first album is great!)
Antony and the Johnsons / Hercules & Love Affair
Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club
Spencer Krug: Sunset Rubdown/Wolf Parade/Frog Eyes
Scott Hull: Anal Cunt, Agorophobic Nosebleed, Pig Destroyer
Stephen O Malley: Burning Witch, Sunn O)))
Phil Elverum: The Microphones and Old Time Relijun
Attilla Cishar: Mayhem, Sunn O)))
Stephen Malkmus: Pavement, Silver Jews
Flo & Eddie: The Turtles, The Mothers Of Invention
John Coltrane: The Miles Davis Quintet/Sextet, The (Almighty) John Coltrane Quartet
Soundgarden and Nirvana
David Gedge - Wedding Present and Cinerama
Lisa Horton - Bearsuit and Hyperkinako (who were for a while my favouritest band ever, bloody amazing but only had six songs...)