A little bit of trivia for you: a short list of rock stars and in parentheses the band they worked for before they themselves made it big.
Nirvana's Kurt Cobain (The Melvins)
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson (The Clash)
Oasis leader Noel Gallagher (Inspiral Carpets)
Hawkwind/Motorhead bassist Lemmy Kilmister (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd (Nirvana)