2023 Puzzle 6: “Chain Link Offense”

Here’s contest puzzle #6. Solve using the Crossword Compiler applet below, download a PDF, or use Across Lite.
The meta is as follows: one of the long Across entries in this puzzle needs to be replaced by the meta answer, an alternative rock band of the same length, in order for the theme to make sense.
Submit your answer to the meta using the form on the home page.

Chain Link Offense by Pete Muller