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Explorers Club
OriginVacaville, California, U.S.
GenresProgressive metal[1]
Progressive rock[1]
Years active1997–2016
LabelsMagna Carta
Spinoff ofMagellan, Dream Theater
Past membersTrent Gardner
James LaBrie
John Petrucci
Terry Bozzio
John Myung
Kerry Livgren
Gary Wehrkamp
Matt Bradley
Derek Sherinian
Mark Robertson
Matt Guillory
Marty Friedman
Billy Sheehan
James Murphy
Steve Howe
Steve Walsh

Explorers Club was an American progressive metal/rock supergroup, formed and led by brothers Trent and Wayne Gardner of Magellan. Explorers Club featured multiple guests, including singer James LaBrie, guitarist John Petrucci and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (of Dream Theater), singer D. C. Cooper (Royal Hunt), drummer Terry Bozzio, bassist Billy Sheehan (UFO, Mr. Big) and guitarists Steve Howe (Yes), Marty Friedman (Megadeth) and James Murphy (Obituary). Their first album, Age of Impact was released to critical praise in 1998, and Raising the Mammoth was released in 2002, to a less favourable critical reception.[citation needed]


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