Top 10 Metal SupergroupsA SUPERGROUP is a band where the members already have successful music careers.
The Top Ten
Vocals - Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth, Katatonia)
Guitar - Anders Nyström (Katatonia, Diabolical Masquerade)
Bass - Jonas Renkse (Katatonia)
Drums - Dan Swanö (Edge of Sanity)
Legendary band. Finally after a decade of touring they are making their mark
Southern/Sludge Metal outfit
Vocals - Phil Anselmo (Pantera)
Guitar - Pepper Keenan (Corrosion of Conformity)
Bass - Todd Strange (Crowbar)
Drums - Jimmy Bower (Eyehategod)
Subgenre - Power Metal/ Prog Power Metal
Vox, lyrics: Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian)
Guitars, composer: Jon Schaffer (Iced Earth)
Bass - Rubin Drake
Drums: Bobby Jarzombek (Halford, Fates Warning, Riot).
They released only 2 albums but they are awesome (promised to do more).
Vocals - Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian)
Guitar - Jon Schaffer (Iced Earth)
Bass - Rubin Drake
Drums - Bobby Jarzombek (Fates Warning)
Vocals/Bass - Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel)
Guitar - John Petrucci (Dream Theater)
Keyboards - Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater)
Drums - Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)
Guitar/Vocals - Max Cavalera (Sepultura, Soulfly)
Bass/Vocals - Joe Duplantier (Gojira)
Guitar - Marc Rizzo (Ill Niño, Soulfly)
Drums - Igor Cavalera (Sepultura)
All these people are legends but it's not a typical supergroup - it's just Dio era Black Sabbath reunion.
Traditional Heavy Metal
Vocals - Ronnie James Dio (Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio)
Guitar - Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
Bass - Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
Drums - Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio)
Symphonic Metal/Progressive Metal/Power Metal
Vocals/Bass - Tobias Sammet (Edguy)
Guitar - Sascha Paeth (Gamma Ray, Rhapsody, Kamelot, Epica)
Keyboards - Miro (Rhapsody, Kamelot)
Drums - Eric Singer (Kiss)
Progressive metal and progressive rock. Albums are metal/rock operas.
It started in 1995 and still running.
Many elite metal and rock singers were involved - Bruce Dickinson, Hansi Kürsch, Russell Allen, James LaBrie, Jørn Lande, Ralf Scheepers, Mikael Åkerfeldt, Timo Kotipelto, Fabio Lione, Daniel Gildenlöw, Andi Deris, Floor Jansen, Simone Simons, Sharon den Adel, Anneke van Giersbergen...
Vocals - Michael Kiske (Helloween, Avantasia)
Guitar - Kai Hansen (Helloween, Gamma Ray)
Guitar - Mandy Meyer (Asia, Krokus)
Bass - Dennis Ward (Pink Cream 69)
Drums - Kosta Zafiriou (Pink Cream 69)
Guitar/Vocals - Abbath Doom Occulta (Immortal)
Guitar - Ice Dale (Enslaved)
Bass - King ov Hell (Gorgoroth)
Drums - Armagedda (Immortal)
Great band. Songs really grow on you with repeat listens. NEW album 2016 is great.
Vocals - Chad Gray (Mudvayne)
Guitar - Tom Maxwell (Nothingface)
Guitar - Greg Tribbett (Mudvayne)
Bass - Bob "Bobzilla" Kakaha (Damageplan)
Drums - Vinnie Paul (Pantera, Damageplan)
Finnish symphonic metal cover supergroup - the best metal covers of non-metal songs, these guys are so creative.
Try: We Don't Need Another Hero (Tina Turner), Kiss from a Rose (Seal), Don't Bring Me Down (Electric Light Orchestra), I Should Be So Lucky (Kylie Minogue)
Jarkko Ahola - Teräsbetoni, Ahola
Marco Hietala - Nightwish, Tarot
Tony Kakko - Sonata Arctica
Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto - Charon, Harmaja.
Mostly melodic metal - ballads and slow epic songs.
Vox: Russell Allen (Symphony X) and Jorn Lande (Avantasia, Ark, MasterPlan)
Guitars: Magnus Karlsson (Primal Fear), Timo Tolkki (Stratovarius)
Songwriter, producer: Magnus Karlsson (Primal Fear)
The album they made was a nailbomb!
Guitar/Vox: Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan), Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, Ex-Sepultura)
Bass/Vox: Troy Sanders (Mastodon)
Drums: Dave Elitch (Ex-The Mars Volta)
Formed by Ian Gillan of Deep Purple and Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath in 2011 as a charity project to raise money to rebuild a music school in Gyumri, Armenia after the destruction of the city in the 1988 earthquake in Armenia. The album sold more than 20,000 copies in Europe.
Members: Ian Gillan, Tony Iommi, Jon Lord, Jason Newsted, Nicko McBrain, Mikko "Linde" Lindström