Special Sub-Topic: Still more difficult REM
|Which of these names did REM sometimes play under?|
Hornets Attack Victor Mature. They premiered at the Up-Town Lounge in Athens after calling the club and booking themselves as a joke.
|What REM album won 'Best Album of the Year' at the 1985 College Music Journal awards?|
Fables of the Reconstruction.
|In 1985, Michael Stipe took to the stage during a tour of England with one word written in felt tip pen on his forehead. What was the word?|
'DOG'. During a tour in England, he ate only potatoes for a week due to the bad food. He started to feel ill and said he felt 'like a dog'.
|What type of guitar is most closely associated with Peter Buck?|
Rickenbacker. The 'Rick' gave them and other bands like their heros the Byrds and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers the 'jangly' sound they were known for.
|Who produced 'Lifes Rich Pageant'?|
|Who was the first member to marry?|
Bill Berry. Married Mary in 1986.
|At what spot did the single 'Fall on Me' peak on the Billboard Hot 100?|
94. Entered at 96, peaked at 94. Great song showing the direction the band was moving towards.
|Which album was REM'S first top 20 effort?|
Document. My favorite one of all.
|From what band is it rumored Michael Stipe stole the idea of singing through a megaphone?|
|What song was the first by the band to have the word 'love' in the title?|
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