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Black Country Communion: Return of the Rock-and-Roll Supergroup

David Sinclair, Daily Telegraph, 29 September 2010

THE ROCK SUPERGROUP is back. Once a byword for hype and hubris, the idea of renowned musicians getting together to form instantly famous new groups is in vogue again. Last year saw the release of successful first albums by Them Crooked Vultures, Chickenfoot and the Dead Weather, bands who between them included members of Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Van Halen, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age and the White Stripes. 

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