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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.

Name this band.
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Scorpions
Michael Schenker Group
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UFO

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

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

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

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

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

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This band DID NOT form in Birmingham, England.
Birmingham
Led Zeppelin
Black Sabbath
Judas Priest
Iron Maiden

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

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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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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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Identify Paul Stanley of Kiss

Catman
Demon
Starchild
Spaceman

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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