A lot of bands have names that are the name of the frontman (or woman) then the name of the backup band. So, if I said “The Heartbreakers”, the answer is “Tom Petty”.
The first correct answer gets to name the next backup band.
The only rule is, the frontman & band combo must have have been used in promoting the act, either on tour or on an album. So, no Beatles and Paul McCartney.
I’ll start: “The Delaware Destroyers” (or just “The Destroyers”)
I assume you’re looking for George Thorogood, but I’m confused.
For the Tom Petty example, I’d call Mike Campbell the frontman for the backup band.
Or is this just a fill in the blank thing?
In that case “The Waves”
Was the band ever promoted as “Mike Campbell and The Heartbreakers”?
At roughly the same time (late 70s) there was a completely separate Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Bruce Hornsby and The Range
?. The Silver Bullet Band.
Stevie Ray Vaughan (yeah, I looked it up)
Gary Lewis and the Playboys