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The FiveManBand is a group of characters whose members fall into archetypes which all complement one another. They are a very specific team with skills that contribute to the group in a unique way. Here are some places where the trope occurs in music.

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Music/{{Aerosmith}}
||TheLeader||Steven Tyler||
||TheLancer||Joe Perry||
||TheSmartGuy||Brad Whitford||
||TheBigGuy||Tom Hamilton||
||TheChick||Joey Kramer (according to a certain breed of fangirl)||

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Music/BarenakedLadies (1996-2009 lineup)
||TheLeader||Steven Page||
||TheLancer||Ed Robertson||
||TheSmartGuy||Kevin Hearn||
||TheBigGuy||Tyler Stewart||
||TheChick||Jim Creeggan||

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Music/TheBeachBoys
(Classic Line Up)
||TheLeader||Brian Wilson||
||TheLancer||Mike Love||
||TheSmartGuy||Carl Wilson||
||TheBigGuy||Dennis Wilson||
||TheChick||Al Jardine||
||SixthRanger||Bruce Johnston||

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TheByrds -Original Line up
||TheLeader||Roger Mcguinn||
||TheLancer||Gene Clark||
||TheSmartGuy||David Crosby||
||TheBigGuy||Chris Hillman||
||TheChick||Michael Clarke||

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Music/ChameleonCircuit
||TheLeader||Creator/AlexDay||
||TheLancer||[[WebVideo/CharlieIsSoCoolLike Charlie McDonnell]]||
||TheSmartGuy||Creator/LiamDryden||
||TheBigGuy||Ed Blann, a.k.a. "Eddplant"||
||TheChick||Michael Aranda||
||ThePeteBest||Chris "Ginger Chris" Beattie||

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Music/DefLeppard

Classic lineup
||TheLeader||Joe Elliot||
||TheLancer||Steve Clark||
||TheBigGuy||Rick Allen||
||TheSmartGuy||Phil Collen||
||TheChick||Rick Savage||

Current lineup
||TheLeader||Joe Elliot||
||TheLancer||Phil Collen||
||TheBigGuy||Rick Allen||
||TheSmartGuy||Vivian Campbell||
||TheChick||Rick Savage||

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Music/DirEnGrey
||TheLeader||Kyo||
||TheLancer||Kaoru||
||TheBigGuy||Die||
||TheSmartGuy||Toshiya||
||TheChick||Shinya||



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Music/DuranDuran: "Fab Five" lineup
||TheLeader||Simon Le Bon||
||TheLancer||John Taylor||
||TheBigGuy||Andy Taylor||
||TheSmartGuy||Nick Rhodes||
||TheChick||Roger Taylor||

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Music/FleetwoodMac

(Blues Years 1967-1970)
||TheLeader||Peter Green||
||TheLancer||Danny Kirwan (from 1968)||
||TheSmartGuy||Jeremy Spencer||
||TheBigGuy||Mick Fleetwood||
||TheChick||John Mcvie||
||ThePeteBest||Bob Brunning (1967)

(Struggle Years 1970-1974)
||TheLeader||Mick Fleetwood||
||TheLancer||Danny Kirwan (until 1972), Bob Welch (1971-1974)||
||TheSmartGuy||Jeremy Spencer (Until 1971), Christine Mcvie (from 1971 and also TheHeart during Jeremy still in the band))||
||TheBigGuy||Bob Weston (1973)||
||TheChick||John Mcvie||
||SixthRanger||Dave Walker (1973) and also Peter Green as Guest Guitarist for their album "Penguin" (1973) and 1970 Tour after Jeremy suddenly left the band||

(Classic Years 1975-1987, 1997-1998)
||TheLeader||Mick Fleetwood||
||TheLancer||Lindsey Buckingham (as TheLeader as well)||
||TheSmartGuy||Christine Mcvie||
||TheBigGuy||John Mcvie||
||TheHeart||Stevie Nicks||

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Friends For Change (on the Creator/DisneyChannel): Original lineup
||TheLeader||Music/MileyCyrus||
||TheLancer||Music/JoeJonas||
||TheSmartGuy||Music/NickJonas||
||TheBigGuy||Kevin Jonas||
||TheChick||Music/DemiLovato||
||SixthRanger||Selena Gomez||

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Music/{{Garbage}}
||TheLeader / TheChick||[[FaceOfTheBand Shirley Manson]]||
||TheLancer||Duke Erickson||
||TheSmartGuy||Butch Vig||
||TheBigGuy||Steve Marker||

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Glay
||TheLeader||Takuro||
||TheLancer||Teru||
||TheSmartGuy||Hisashi||
||TheHeart||Jiro||
||TheBigGuy||Toshi Nagai -the Support Drummer||
||SixthRanger||D.I.E. / Seiichiro Nagai - the Support Keyboard Player||
||BigBrotherMentor||Masahide Sakuma - the Producer since their major album 'Speed Pop'||

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Music/IronMaiden
||TheLeader||Steve Harris||
||TheLancer||Music/BruceDickinson||
||TheSmartGuy||Adrian Smith||
||TheBigGuy||Nicko [=McBrain=]||
||TheHeart||Dave Murray||
||SixthRanger||Janick Gers||
||[[TeamPet The Mascot]]||Eddie||

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Music/TheJackson5[=/=]The Jacksons
||TheLeader||Music/MichaelJackson||
||TheLancer||Jermaine Jackson||
||TheSmartGuy||Jackie Jackson||
||TheBigGuy||Tito Jackson||
||TheChick||Marlon Jackson||
||SixthRanger||Randy Jackson||

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Music/JeffersonAirplane[=/=]Music/JeffersonStarship
||TheLeader||Marty Balin (the group's founder)||
||TheLancer||David Freeburg (guitarist)||
||TheBigGuy||Donny Baldwin (drummer)||
||TheSmartGuy||Paul Kantner (the group's co-founder)||
||TheChick||Grace Slick (Duh?)||
* Note: They've had lots of personnel changes, but this is a representative sample.

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Music/JethroTull

''Benefit'' - ''Aqualung''
||TheLeader||Ian Anderson||
||TheLancer||Martin Barre||
||TheBigGuy||Clive Bunker||
||{{The Smart Guy}}s||John Evan and David Palmer (the latter of whom is a SixthRanger)||
||TheChick||Glenn Cornick, later Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond||

''Thick As A Brick'' - ''Stormwatch''
||TheLeader||Ian Anderson||
||TheLancer||Martin Barre||
||TheBigGuy||Barriemore Barlow||
||TheSmartGuy||John Evan and David Palmer||
||TheChick||Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, later John Glascock (if only due to his fragility)||

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Music/{{Klymaxx}}
||TheLeader||Lorena "Lungs" Porter||
||TheLancer||Cheryl "Unruly" Cooley||
||TheHeart||Bernadette Cooper||
||TheSmartGuy||Lynn "Lynnie Pies" Malsby||
||TheBigGuy||Joyce "Fenderella" Irby||
||SixthRanger||Robbin "Space Baby" Grider||

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Music/LinkinPark
||TheLeader||Mike Shinoda||
||TheLancer||Brad Delson||
||TheSmartGuy||Joe Hahn||
||TheBigGuy||Rob Bourdon||
||TheChick||David Farrell||
||SixthRanger||Chester Bennington||

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[[Music/EmilieAutumn The Bloody Crumpets]]
||TheLeader||Emilie||
||TheLancer||Naughty Veronica||
||TheSmartGuy||The Blessed Contessa||
||TheBigGuy||Captain Maggots||
||TheChick||Aprella||

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Music/{{Ministry}}: Classic lineup
||TheLeader||Al Jourgensen||
||TheLancer||Paul Barker||
||TheBigGuy||Mike Scaccia||
||TheSmartGuy||Bill Rieflin||
||{{The Chick}}s||Chris Connelly and Louis Svitek||

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Music/{{Helloween}}
||TheLeader||Michael Weikath||
||TheLancer||Andi Deris||
||TheBigGuy||Dani Löble||
||TheSmartGuy||Sascha Gerstner||
||TheChick||Markus Grosskopf||

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Music/LunaSea
||TheLeader||Ryuichi||
||TheLancer||Sugizo||
||TheSmartGuy||Inoran||
||TheBigGuy||J||
||TheChick||Shinya||

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Music/MaliceMizer (1995-1999)
||TheLeader||Gackt||
||TheLancer||Mana||
||TheSmartGuy||Közi||
||TheBigGuy||Kami||
||TheChick||Yu~ki||

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Music/TheMoodyBlues
||TheLeader||Justin Hayward||
||TheLancer||John Lodge||
||TheSmartGuy||Mike Pinder||
||TheBigGuy||Graeme Edge||
||TheHeart||Ray Thomas||

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Music/MyChemicalRomance
||TheLeader||Gerard Way||
||TheLancer||Frank Iero||
||TheBigGuy||Bob Bryar||
||TheSmartGuy||Ray Toro||
||TheChick||Mikey Way||

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Music/NewEdition
||TheLeader||Ralph Tresvant||
||TheLancer||Bobby Brown||
||TheBigGuy||Michael Bivins||
||TheSmartGuy||Ricky Bell||
||TheHeart||Ronnie Devoe||
||SixthRanger||Johnny Gill||

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Music/NineInchNails (1994-1997)
||TheLeader||Trent Reznor||
||TheLancer||Chris Vrenna||
||TheBigGuy||Danny Lohner||
||TheSmartGuy||Charlie Clouser||
||TheChick||Robin Finck||

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Music/{{Oasis}}

(1991-1999)
||TheLeader||Noel Gallagher||
||TheLancer||Liam Gallagher||
||TheBigGuy||Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs||
||TheSmartGuy||Paul "Guigsy" Mcguigan||
||TheChick||Tony Mccarroll (91-95), Alan White||

(1999-2009)
||TheLeader||Noel Gallagher||
||TheLancer||Liam Gallagher||
||TheBigGuy||Gem Archer||
||TheSmartGuy||Andy Bell||
||TheChick||Alan White (until 04), the support drummers: Zak Starkey (04-08), Chris Sharrock (08-09)||

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PrimalScream -the most well known line up
||TheLeader||Bobby Gillespie||
||TheLancer||Andrew Innes||
||TheBigGuy||Robert "Throb" Young||
||TheSmartGuy||Martin Duffy||
||TheChick||Darin Mooney||
||TheSneakyGuy||Mani||


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Psycho Le Cemu
||TheLeader||Daishi||
||TheLancer||Lida||
||TheBigGuy||seek||
||TheSmartGuy||Yura-sama||
||TheChick||Aya||
* They take this to an extreme as every new anime-inspired cosplay has each guy playing these roles exactly.

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Music/{{Radiohead}}
||TheLeader||Thom Yorke||
||TheLancer||Jonny Greenwood||
||TheSmartGuy||Colin Greenwood||
||TheBigGuy||Ed O'Brien||
||TheChick||Phil Selway||
||SixthRanger||Nigel Godrich/Stanley Donwood||

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Roger Clyne And The Peacemakers
||TheLeader||Roger Clyne||
||TheLancer||Jim Dalton||
||TheSmartGuy||P.H. Naffah||
||TheBigGuy||Nick Scropos||
||TheChick||Jason Boots||

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Music/TheRollingStones: Original lineup
||TheLeader||Mick Jagger||
||TheLancer||Keith Richards||
||TheSmartGuy||Charlie Watts||
||TheBigGuy||Bill Wyman||
||TheChick||Brian Jones||

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Music/TheRunaways: The most well-known lineup
||TheLeader||JoanJett||
||TheLancer||Cherie Currie||
||TheBigGuy||Lita Ford||
||TheSmartGuy||Jackie Fox||
||TheHeart||Sandy West||

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Music/SpandauBallet
||TheLeader||Tony Hadley||
||TheLancer||Gary Kemp||
||TheBigGuy||John Keeble||
||TheSmartGuy||Steve Norman||
||TheChick||Martin Kemp||

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Music/SteamPoweredGiraffe: The Jon's era
||TheLeader||Rabbit||
||TheLancer||[[SpellMyNameWithAThe The]] [[StraightMan Spine]]||
||TheSmartGuy||Michael Reed "The [[OneManArmy One Man Band]]"||
||TheBigGuy||Sam Luke||
||TheChick||[[SpellMyNameWithAThe The]] [[CloudCuckoolander Jon]]||

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Suede (aka. 'The London Suede' for U.S. Market)

1991
||TheLeader||Brett Anderson||
||TheLancer||Justine Frischmann||
||TheSmartGuy||Bernard Butler||
||TheBigGuy||Mat Osman||
||TheChick||Simon Gilbert||

1992-1994
||TheLeader||Brett Anderson||
||TheLancer/ TheSmartGuy||Bernard Butler||
||TheBigGuy||Mat Osman||
||TheChick||Simon Gilbert||

1995-2001, 2010-Present
||TheLeader||Brett Anderson||
||TheLancer||Richard Oakes||
||TheSmartGuy||Neil Codling||
||TheBigGuy||Mat Osman||
||TheChick||Simon Gilbert||

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Music/TakingBackSunday

Pre-2003 and post-2007
||TheLeader||John Nolan (the main songwriter and talent)||
||TheLancer||Adam Lazzara (his foil)||
||TheSmartGuy||Shaun Cooper||
||TheBigGuy||Eddie Reyes||
||TheChick||Mark O'Connell||

2003-2007
||TheLeader||Adam Lazzara||
||TheLancer||Fred Mascherino||
||TheSmartGuy||Matt Rubano (already an accomplished bassist even before TBS)||
||TheBigGuy||Eddie Reyes||
||TheChick||Mark O'Connell (keeps everyone together, even keeping in touch with John and Shaun)||

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UriahHeep - classic line up
||TheLeader||Ken Hensley||
||TheLancer||David Byron||
||TheSmartGuy||Gary Thain||
||TheBigGuy||Lee Kerslake||
||The Heart||Mick Box||

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Music/{{Versailles}}
||TheLeader||Kamijo||
||TheLancer||Hizaki||
||TheSmartGuy||Jasmine You||
||TheBigGuy||Yuki||
||TheChick||Teru||
||SixthRanger||Masashi||

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Music/XJapan
(1987 - 1992 era)
||TheLeader||Yoshiki||
||TheLancer||Toshi||
||TheSmartGuy||Hide||
||TheHeart||Pata||
||TheBigGuy||Taiji||

(1992-1998 era)
||TheLeader||Yoshiki||
||TheLancer||Hide||
||TheSmartGuy||Heath||
||TheHeart||Toshi||
||TheBigGuy||Pata||

(2008 - Present era)
||TheLeader||Yoshiki||
||TheLancer||Heath||
||TheSmartGuy||Sugizo||
||TheHeart||Toshi||
||TheBigGuy||Pata||


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Metal/Rock Bands
||BigGood[=/=]TheSmartGuy||Lead Vocals/Songwriter||
||TheLeader||Lead Guitar||
||TheLancer||Bass Guitar||
||TheBigGuy||Drums||
||TheChick||Keyboards||
* Due to the nature of this genre, it swings between this and FiveBadBand.

String Instruments
||TheLeader||First violin||
||TheLancer||Second violin||
||TheBigGuy||Double bass||
||TheSmartGuy||Cello||
||TheChick||Viola||

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The Wave of new {{Post-Hardcore}} and [[{{Music/Emo}} Screamo]]-based bands
||TheLeader||Touché Amoré||
||TheLancer||Make Do and Mend||
||TheSmartGuy||Pianos Become the Teeth||
||TheBigGuy||Defeater||
||TheChick||La Dispute (as much TheLeader and the popular one, but whinier)||
||{{Sixth Ranger}}s||Native, Balance and Composure||
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