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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.

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

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Who coined the term Black Metal?
Venom
Venom
Slayer
Slayer
Anthrax
Anthrax
Overkill

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

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

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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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Name this band.
Loverboy Quiz
Loverboy
Triumph
Night Ranger
Journey

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Which artist is credited for popularizing the "horns" in Heavy Metal?
heavy metal horns
Ronnie James Dio
Ronnie James Dio
Dave Mustaine Horns
Dave Mustaine
Gene Simmons Horns
Gene Simmons
Rob Halford Horns
Rob Halford

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Who wrote the song Cum On Feel the Noize?
Slade
Quiet Riot
Quiet Riot
Def Leppard
Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

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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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Who DID NOT sing for Black Sabbath?
Ian Anderson
ian gillan
Ian Gillan
Ozzy Osbourne
ronnie james dio
Ronnie James Dio

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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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These rockers jammed together for what reason?
hear'n aid
Hear 'n Aid
US Festival
We Are The World
Band Aid 1984

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

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

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

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Identify Paul Stanley of Kiss

Catman
Demon
Starchild
Spaceman

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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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What song IS NOT on the soundtrack to the movie Heavy Metal?
Movie Heavy Metal
Black Sabbath "Mob Rules"
Journey "Open Arms"
Devo "Working the the Coal Mine"
Blue Oyster Cult "Burnin' For You"

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