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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.

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

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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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Name this band.
Accept
Scorpions
Michael Schenker Group
Accept
UFO

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

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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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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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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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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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Name this band.
Stryper
Poison
Stryper
White Lion
W.A.S.P

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

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

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In the 1986 documentary Heavy Metal Parking Lot, which band is opening for Judas Priest?
Heavy Metal Parking Lot
Dokken
Cinderella
Metallica
Poison

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

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

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

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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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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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