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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.

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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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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Name this band.
Accept
Scorpions
Michael Schenker Group
Accept
UFO

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

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Who was on the cover of the first issue of the Kerrang! magazine in 1981?
Kerrang Quiz
Angus Young Quiz
Angus Young
Judas Priest
Mercyful Fate Quiz
Mercyful Fate
Helloween Quiz
Helloween

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

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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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His real name is Vincent Damon Furnier

king diamond
King Diamond
Alice Cooper
Bono
Bono
Slash

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

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

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

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

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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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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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