The concept behind the supergroup is that it's an impressive music personnel package composed of individual heavyweights. Take Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, for example. Or Blind Faith's reconfiguring of members of Cream and Traffic. Then there's, well, Velvet Revolver — not all supergroups are necessarily super-sounding — scavenged from Guns 'n' Roses and Stone Temple Pilots, or Canadian indie stars the New Pornographers. Since the term's coinage in the '60s, the idea of putting together valued name attractions has made for some interesting... More >>>