10 Bands That Kept It In The Family When Replacing A Member

Check out the bands that kept it in the family and recruited relatives.
  • 1 AC/DC
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    The band recently replaced founding member Malcolm Young with nephew Stevie Young, who had previously filled in for him on the band’s Blow Up Your Video tour in 1988.

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    Kim Deal founded this alt rock band but felt something was missing and finally found mainstream success when twin sister Kelley joined.

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    Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang (center) breathed new life into these hard rock legends and insisted on the return of original singer David Lee Roth.

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    Founded by siblings Duane and Greg Allman, these storied blues rockers added young slide guitar whiz Derek Trucks (center) in the late ’90s, himself was the nephew of original drummer Butch Trucks (L).

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    Simon Townshend, center, is the brother of The Who’s Pete Townshend and has long been a part of the group’s touring lineup.

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    The shoes of drum god John Bonham could only be filled by his son Jason (far right) when the group reconvened to play in 2007.

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    When things went south between the band and original drummer Bun E. Carlos, Rick Nielsen recruited son Daxx Nielsen (center) to fill the drum chair.

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    Keyboardist Oliver Wakeman filled in for his father Rick when the band toured in 2011.

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    When the band reunited pianist / vocalist Rod Argent was joined on tour by cousin Jim Rodford on bass and his son, and Argent’s nephew, Steve on drums.

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    These OC hardcore punk legends have at various points featured guitar playing brothers Rick and Frank Angnew, seen here, and in recent years featured Frank’s son Frank Jr. on guitar as well.