It was always going to happen; there was no avoiding it. From the moment Gone Is Gone was announced, and revealed to have members of At the Drive-In, Mastodon, and Queens of the Stone-Age in its ranks, it was always going to be dubbed a supergroup. Gone Is Gone was formed when At the Drive-In drummer, Tony Hajjar, and multi-instrumentalist, Mike Zarin, were working together composing music for film trailers and the pair decided that their musical collaboration needed to be expanded further. Enter Troy Van Leeuwen on guitar, and finally Troy Sanders on bass and vocal duties.
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