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'80s College Rock
"Before the term "alternative" was in wide use, the music of these artists and their peers was most often played by college radio station DJs, and it was known as "college rock"."
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Mitch Easter, who produced R.E.M.'s first two LPs, was a member of which of the following bands in the /80s?
What psychedelic music movement of the '80s included The Bangles, Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade, and Green On Red, among others?
What song by the Smiths includes the line "I am human and I need to be loved/Just like everybody else does"?
How Soon Is Now?
Big Mouth Strikes Again
Girlfriend In A Coma
The metropolitan area that was home to Bob Dylan and Prince was also fertile ground for punk and college rock bands in the '80s such as Husker Du, The Replacements, and Soul Asylum. From which of the following areas did they hail?
What band broke out of the underground, if only briefly, with "Under The Milky Way"?
Which very influential band from Boston had a minor hit with "Here Comes Your Man" in 1989?
Which goth band released an album called "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me" in 1987, which included minor U.S. hit "Just Like Heaven"?
Sisters of Mercy
Siouxsie and The Banshees
After the breakup of English goth rock band Bauhaus, singer Peter Murphy started a solo career and the other members formed this band, whose "So Alive" was a hit in 1989?
Gene Loves Jezebel
Love and Rockets
After six years of increasing underground success and critical praise, R.E.M. finally had their first US hit in 1987 with which of the following songs?
It's The End Of The World As We Know It
The One I Love
Losing My Religion
Whose songs include "A Girl Like You" (a Top 40 hit), and minor hits "Only a Memory" and "Behind the Wall of Sleep"?
Camper Van Beethoven
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