Magellan (band)

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OriginSan Francisco, California, United States
GenresProgressive metal, progressive rock
Years active1985 – 2016
LabelsMagna Carta, InsideOut
Associated actsExplorers Club, Mullmuzzler, James Murphy, Jethro Tull, Twisted Sister, Dee Snider, Van Helsing's Curse, Widowmaker, Desperado, Hammerhead, Eddie Ojeda
Past membersTrent Gardner, Wayne Gardner

Magellan was a progressive metal/rock band from California, United States, formed by the two brothers Trent Gardner and Wayne Gardner in 1985. The band has had a number of well-known guest musicians, such as Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Joey Franco (Twisted Sister, Van Helsing's Curse), and Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel, Liquid Tension Experiment).

In February 2014, Wayne Gardner died by suicide.[1] In June 2016, Trent Gardner died of unknown reasons.[2]


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Dehydration by George Grie 2006, the cover-art has been licensed by Wayne Gardner for the album Inert Momentum


  • "Dust in the Wind" (featuring Rob Lopez) (2012)
  • "Hello,Goodbye" (2012)
  • "Keep It" (2012)
  • "Good to Go?" (2012)
  • "The Better Suite" (2013)
  • "Cynic's Anthem" (2013)
  • "25 or 6 to 4" (2014)
  • "Icons" (2015)


  1. ^ Details about Wayne Gardner's Passing from Trent.
  2. ^ "Captain's Final Entry – Trent Gardner Memorial Fund". Archived from the original on 2016-06-20. Retrieved 2016-06-20.

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