Electric Sheep was a garage band that included Adam Jones (future Tool guitarist) and Tom Morello (future Rage Against The Machine guitarist and Audioslave guitarist). The band has the distinction, shared by The Grateful Dead, MC5 and Radiohead, of having two members that made the Rolling Stone list of the 100 greatest guitarists of rock history (though The Allman Brothers Band has them beat with three).1
Jones and Morello played in the band as students at Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois. Jones played bass while Morello played guitar. Other members of the band included Chris George (lead vocals), Randy Cotton (keyboards) and Ward "Yardstick" Wilson (drums). Mike Marubio later became the group's drummer.
The band formed in the 1980-81 school year, initially as a joke. (At early performances, the band had no instruments.) As time went on, however, the band evolved into a credible garage band (sometimes literally--one of the band's best-at...