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80s Heavy Metal Music Trivia

by Jim H

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.

What is the name of Megadeth's mascot?
Vic Rattlehead
Vic Rattlehead
Eddie
Juggernaut
Skully

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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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How many Billboard Hot 100 #1 hits did Bon Jovi have in the 1980s?
Bon Jovi
2
1
3
4

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In 1986, Run-DMC blended Rock with Hip Hop when they sampled this rock song.
Run-DMC
"Jamie's Cryin" by Van Halen
"Walk This Way" by Aerosmith
"Under Pressure" by Queen and David Bowie
"The Big Beat" by Billy Squier

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Who am I?
Randy Rhoads
Randy Rhoads
Leif Garrett
K.K. Downing
Dave Mustaine

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Who replaced David Lee Roth as the singer of Van Halen in 1985?

Sammy Hagar
Gary Cherone
Brian Johnson
Robert Smith

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NWOBHM stands for New Wave of British Heavy Metal.
True
False

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His real name is Vincent Damon Furnier

king diamond
King Diamond
Alice Cooper
Bono
Bono
Slash

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What is the name of Iron Maiden's mascot?
Eddy
Eddie
Reaper
Freddie
Ripper

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The birth name of Nikki Sixx is?
Nikki Sixx
Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr
Joey Ferrara
Harry Johnson
Carlo Franconi, III

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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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What type of car is the hot rod in ZZ Top's Eliminator album
ZZ Top
1933 Ford Coupe
1933 Chevy 3 Window
1935 Plymouth Sedan
1935 Dodge Deluxe

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

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Kip Winger played bass for this musician before forming his own group.
Alice Cooper
Ozzy Osbourne
Lita Ford
Lita Ford
Joan Jett
Joan Jett

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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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Name this band.
Vixen
Vixen
The Runaways
Heart
The Go-Gos

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

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Name this band.
Anthrax
Faith No More
Anthrax
Rage Against The Machine
Soundgarden

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What did Frank Zappa and Dee Snider attend?
PMRC
PMRC hearing
Declared candidacy for Senate
Lawsuit against the government
Watergate Hearing

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