18 Brief-Lived Fashionable Bands With Acquainted Members That Want To Come Again

Not each band is destined (or meant to) have an enormous, prolonged profession. Typically they exist for a number of years, put out some nice music that we’ll hearken to for years to come back, after which fade away. Typically they arrive again, generally they do not. Take a look at these 18 comparatively short-lived tasks, whose members all produce other notable bands that occupy their time, however nonetheless put out data which might be nonetheless value spinning immediately. Take pleasure in!

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Arcadea is Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor, Zruda guitarist Core Atoms, and guitarist Raheem Amlani. Arcadea launched their self-titled album in 2017 and, as of 2020 proper in the beginning went to hell, was promising new music.

Asphalt Graves

Asphalt Graves is vocalist Jason Netherton (Distress Index, ex-Dying Fetus), guitarist Adam Faris (ex-Warfare Torn), bassist Brent Purgason (Gwar, ex-Hashish Corpse), and drummer Shannon Lucas (Serpentine Dominion, ex-All That Stays, ex-The Black Dahlia Homicide). Asphalt Graves put out The New Primitive in 2016 and did a tape urgent in 2019, however aside from that – nothing.

Conquering Dystopia

Conquering Dystopia is guitarists Jeff Loomis (Arch Enemy, ex-Nevermore) and Keith Merrow (Nightmarer), bassist Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse, Blotted Science), and drummer Alex Rudinger (ex-The Faceless, Good Tiger). The band launched their self-titled album in 2014 and, as of 2019, was chipping away at a follow-up report.


Dunsmuir is vocalist Neil Fallon (Clutch, The Firm Band), guitarist Dave Bone (The Firm Band), bassist Brad Davis (Fu Manchu, The Firm Band, ex-Fireball Ministry), and drummer Vinny Appice (Final In Line, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Dio). The band launched 4 7″ singles main as much as their 2016 debut album, however have not stated something since 2017.

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Expulsion recorded their debut (and solely) EP Nightmare Future in 2017 as vocalist Matt Harvey (Exhumed, Grotesque, Pounder), guitarist Matt Olivo (Cryptic Slaughter, Repulsion), bassist Menno Verbaten (Behold! The Monolith, Cryptic Slaughter), and drummer Danny Walker (Phobia). Exterior some posts from 2017 selling the EP, Expulsion has remained lifeless quiet.


Fleshwrought is vocalist Jonny Davy (Job For A Cowboy, Serpent Of Gnosis) and multi-instrumentalist Navene Koperweis (Job For A Cowboy, Entheos). The band put out one report Dementia / Dyslexia in 2010 and, regardless of some teases and even saying a bassist in 2014, by no means adopted it up.

Ghost Ship Octavius

Ghost Ship Octavius ended as drummer Van Williams (ex-Ashes Of Ares, ex-Nevermore) and guitarist Matt Wicklund (ex-God Forbid, ex-Himsa). Vocalist Adon Fanion left in 2020, and the band’s authentic formation in 2013 contained (however by no means lasted with) bassist Sara Claudius (ex-The Obsessed) and guitarist Christopher Amott (Darkish Tranquillity, ex-Arch Enemy). Ghost Ship Octavius had two albums between 2015 and 2018, and as of 2020 was auditioning bassists and vocalists.

John Frum

John Frum is vocalist Derek Rydquist (The Zenith Passage, Bereft, ex-The Faceless), guitarist Matt Hollenberg (Cetus, Cleric), bassist Liam Wilson (Azusa, ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan), and drummer Eli Litwin (Deveykus, Intensus). The band launched A Stirring In The Noos in 2017, and as of 2023 could quickly get faraway from this checklist.

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Legend Of The Seagullmen

Legend Of The Seagullmen is drummer Danny Carey (Software), guitarists Brent Hinds (Mastodon, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra) and Jimmy Hayward (director of Jonah Hex, and many others.), bassist Pete Griffin (Zappa Performs Zappa, Dethklok), vocalist David Dreyer, and synth participant Chris DiGiovanni. The band launched their debut album in 2018, and as of 2021 sadly revealed that Hayward was battling most cancers. So it isn’t clear what’s occurring of their camp proper now (however we do want Hayward one of the best).

Lesser Key

Lesser Key is vocalist Gilden Tunador, guitarist Brett Fanger, bassist Paul d’Amour (Ministry, ex-Software), and drummer Justin Hanson (ex-3Teeth). Lesser Key launched their debut self-titled EP in 2014 after which fell silent for some time. All we all know for the time being is that as of late 2021, Lesser Key was promising their debut full-length album to be out this 12 months however no extra data has but surfaced.

Homicide Assemble

Homicide Assemble shaped means again within the early 2000s, however solely launched an EP and an album between 2010 and 2012. The band’s recording lineup was vocalist Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation), guitarist and vocalist Leon del Muerte (Impaled, ex-Exhumed, ex-Intronaut), guitarist Kevin Fetus (Watch Me Burn), bassist Caleb Schneider (Dangerous Acid Journey), and drummer Danny Walker (Phobia). Homicide Assemble launched a remixed and remastered model of their solely album Outcomes in 2020, in order that’s an indication of life… proper?

Necromancing The Stone

Necromancing The Stone is vocalist John Williams (ex-Brimstone Coven), guitarists James Malone (Arsis) and Justin Wooden, bassist Bart Williams (ex-The Black Dahlia Homicide), and drummer Jeramie Kling (The Absence, Inhuman Situation). The band launched their gloriously heavy steel debut Jewel Of The Vile in 2016 and, apart from one put up in 2021, has been lifeless quiet since 2018.

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Storm Corrosion

Storm Corrosion is the venture that includes Opeth‘s Mikael Åkerfeldt and Porcupine Tree‘s Steven Wilson. It has been 10 years since their one and solely album, and Wilson stated earlier in 2021 that he likes to assume there shall be one other one sometime. And hey – we obtained a Porcupine Tree reunion, so perhaps there may actually be one other Storm Corrosion report?

Serpentine Dominion

Serpentine Dominion is vocalist George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher (Cannibal Corpse, Corpsegrinder), guitarist and bassist Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Interact, Occasions Of Grace), and drummer Shannon Lucas (Asphalt Graves, ex-All That Stays, ex-The Black Dahlia Homicide). The venture was talked about for years till it lastly dropped its debut self-titled album in 2016. All we all know is that Fisher could be right down to do a second report finally.


Svavelvinter initially put out their 2014 EP Nidingsverk as vocalist Christian Älvestam (Miseration, ex-Scar Symmetry) and guitarist Christian Larsson. The venture then dropped Mörkrets tid in 2018 as Älvestam alongside friends Johan Randén, Ronnie Björnström (Resolution .45), Jocke Sund, and Thomas “Plec” Johansson (Torchbearer). The venture has remained largely quiet lately, although Älvestam is normally a busy dude.

Them Crooked Vultures

Them Crooked Vultures is drummer Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), bassist John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), and guitarist and vocalist Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age). The band launched their first and solely album Them Crooked Vultures in 2009 and, regardless of the occasional remark right here and there in regards to the band getting again collectively yearly or so, it hasn’t occurred but.

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T.R.A.M. is Animals As Leaders guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes, drummer Eric Moore (ex-Infectious Grooves, ex-Suicidal Tendencies), and multi-instrumentalist Adrián Terrazas-González (ex-The Mars Volta) dealing with woodwinds and brass. T.R.A.M. has one report named Lingua Franca out in 2012 and that was it. The band’s Fb web page is hardly up to date anymore outdoors sometimes speaking about some Terrazas-González visitor spots.


Witherscape is drummer and vocalist Dan Swanö (Nightingale, ex-Edge Of Sanity, ex-Massacre) and guitarist and bassist Ragnar Widerberg (Shadowquest, ex-Witchcraft). Witherscape launched two albums and an EP between 2013 and 2016 after which fell silent. The final replace from the band was a remark to a fan in 2021 asking about if there have been plans for brand spanking new music, to which Witherscape responded “aside from the primary album being [reissued on] vinyl later within the 12 months, not.”


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