Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Six Coolest Members of Otherwise Uncool Bands

Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:09 AM

Obviously, the dude in the middle, wearing the sleeveless leopard print shirt, is too cool for this band. - SCOTT RUSSELL
  • Scott Russell
  • Obviously, the dude in the middle, wearing the sleeveless leopard print shirt, is too cool for this band.

Bands are collections of people. In any such group, some people will be cooler than others. Even in an uncool rock band, there will be cool people. Here are the six coolest members of uncool bands. Cool? Cool.

See also: -The Six Best Sloppy Drummers -The Six Best Songs About Murdering A Significant Other

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6. James Dewees, touring keyboardist for My Chemical Romance James Dewees is better known as the keyboardist for The Get Up Kids and the braintrust of Reggie & The Full Effect. Over the last few years, he has been My Chemical Romance's go-to keyboard player. It's a huge step down on the emo food chain, but it pays the bills and at least he gets to play "Helena" every night.

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5. Jose Pasillas, drummer of Incubus

On Incubus' 1999 single "Pardon Me," Jose Pasillas executed the always difficult task of using a standard drum kit to play electronic-inspired breakbeats. Unfortunately, he shares a stage, bus, and space on record with d-bag frontman Brandon Boyd and guitarist Mike Einziger, whose use of "jazz chords" and phasers is downright irritating.

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