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80s Heavy Metal Music Trivia

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Hard Rock and Heavy Metal hit their peak in popularity between the 1970s and the 1980s. Test your knowledge with our 80s Heavy Metal music trivia by correctly answering these randomly selected questions on 80s Hard Rock.

Who am I?
Robbin Crosby
Robbin Crosby
Joey Tempest
Sebastian Bach
Bret Michaels

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This drummer lost his arm in a car accident in 1984.
rick allen
Rick Allen
nicko mcbrain
Nicko McBrain
Herman Rarebell
Neal Peart
Neal Peart

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What song from Whitesnake’s self-titled album became the #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1987.
Whitesnake Album
Still of the Night
Here I Go Again
Is This Love
Give Me All Your Love

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He was once a member of Metallica, but later formed his own band called Megadeth.
Dave Mustaine
Dave Mustaine
Jason Newsted
Cliff Burton
Geddy Lee
Geddy Lee

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Name this band.
Loudness Quiz
Loudness
Sex Machineguns
X Japan
Dead End

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I am Iron Maiden’s original singer. What is my name?
Paul Di’Anno
Bruce Dickinson
Blaze Bayley
Doug Sampson

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“Suicide Solution” from Ozzy Osbourne’s Blizzard of Oz album pertains to alcohol abuse.
Blizzard of Oz
True
False

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This Poison song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles.
Poison Quiz
Your Mama Don’t Dance
Every Rose Has Its Thorn
Nothin’ But A Good Time
Unskinny Bop

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This band had a big hit with their song Sister Christian in 1984.
Night Ranger Quiz
Night Ranger
Foreigner Quiz
Foreigner
Boston
Styx Quiz
Styx

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1980s British Steel by Judas Priest was recorded in which musician’s home?
Judas Priest British Steel
Ringo Starr
Ringo Star
David Bowie
David Bowie
Elton John
Elton John
Keith Richards
Keith Richards

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Which of the four photos does not belong here?
Neal Peart
Neal Peart
Geddy Lee
Geddy Lee
Alex Lifeson
Alex Lifeson
Rick Emmett
Rick Emmett

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Identify Paul Stanley of Kiss

Catman
Demon
Starchild
Spaceman

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Who am I?
Blackie Lawless
Tom Keifer
Blackie Lawless
Zodiac Mindwarp
Rudy Sarzo

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Nicholas Dingley, AKA: Razzle, was a drummer for which band?
Razzle
Poison
Hanoi Rocks
Enuff Z’Nuff
Warrant

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Warrant “Cherry Pie”
Van Halen “Hot For Teacher”
Alice Cooper “Poison”
Motley Crue “Girls, Girls, Girls”

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Actor Mark Metcalf played the villain in two of this band’s videos.
Twisted Sister
Twisted Sister
Van Halen Quiz
Van Halen
Quiet Riot
Quiet Riot
Aerosmith Quiz
Aerosmith

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Who am I?
Brad Gillis
Jake E. Lee
Neal Schon
Mick Jones

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True or False: Bon Scott was AC/DC’s original singer.
Bon Scott
True
False

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Name this band.
Accept
Scorpions
Michael Schenker Group
Accept
UFO

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Who won the first Grammy for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Recording in 1989?
Jethro Tull
Jethro Tull
Metallica
Metallica
Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop
Janes Addiction

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