Special Sub-Topic: Triple J Hottest 100, 2002
|Which song reached number one in the countdown?|
Queens of the Stone Age - "No One Knows". "No One Knows" was the first single from the album "Songs for the Deaf". In 2003, it became the band's first song to reach number one on the US Modern Rock charts. Queens of the Stone Age are the fourth American band or artist to top the countdown.
|Which song reached number 100 in the countdown?|
Coldplay - "A Rush of Blood to the Head". "A Rush of Blood to the Head" was the first of three entries in the countdown for Coldplay.
Augie March - "This Train Will Taking No Passengers" was number 66.
The Streets - "Has it Come to This?" was number 77.
Silverchair - "Across the Night" was number 62.
|Which of the following bands had five entries in the countdown?|
Silverchair. Silverchair achieved five entries from their album "Diarama". These were "The Greatest View" at number ten, "Without You" at number 25, "Luv Your Life" at number 35, "Across the Night" at number 62, and "Has it Come to This" at number 77.
|How many entries did the number one artist have in the countdown?|
Five. In 2002, Queens of the Stone Age achieved the most entries ever by a number one artist. These were "No One Knows" at number one, "God is in the Radio" at number 44, "Go with the Flow" at number 48, "First It Giveth" at number 56, and "You Think I Ain't Worth a Dollar" at number 81.
|What is the name of the "Fish Metal" band that Wil Anderson and Adam Spencer convinced listeners to vote for?|
Salmon Hater. Although Salmon Hater was a fictitious band who were made after a conversation following a radio promotion, they managed to make the countdown. A fan of the 'band' made a song for them called "6.66". With only a few days left to vote, Wil Anderson and Adam Spencer persuaded listeners to vote for them. The song "6.66" managed to make number 26 in the countdown.
|Did any artists receive consecutive entries in the countdown? (Example: 45 and 46)|
y. Australian band Grinspoon achieved this feat in 2002. They made number 14 with "Lost Control" and number 15 with "No Reason".
|Which Australian band achieved two top ten entries?|
Machine Gun Fellatio. There were seven Australian entries in the top ten. Machine Gun Fellatio had two of these, with "Rollercoaster" and "Pussytown" coming in at numbers six and eight respectively.
|How many of the top 25 songs were by Australian or American artists?|
25. It was clearly a very Australian and American list. The highest entry from another country was from Swedish band The Hives who made number 33 with "Hate to Say I Told You So". In total, there were only 21 entries outside the two countries.
|2002 was a year of multiple entries. Which of these artists did not receive four entries in the countdown?|
1200 Techniques. 1200 Techniques managed only one entry, with "Karma" making number four.
The Vines had four top 50 entries with "Get Free", "Highly Evolved", "Outtathaway!", and "Ms. Jackson" at numbers five, 19, 21, and 30 respectively.
The Foo Fighters had entries with "The One", "All My Life", "Times Like These", and "Disenchanted Lullaby" at numbers 11, 13, 23, and 55 respectively.
Grinspoon had entries with "Chemical Heart", "Lost Control", "No Reason", and "1000 Miles" at numbers two, 14, 15, and 47 respectively.
|Which disbanded band from the previous decade managed an entry in the countdown?|
Nirvana. The song "You Know You're Right" was one of the band's last recording before Kurt Cobain's suicide in 1994. It was held back due to a legal dispute over its release. It reached number 12 in the countdown. Nirvana have an impressive history in the Hottest 100, reaching number one in 1991 and number one in the Hottest 100 of all time with "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
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