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Musical Groups Who Switched Lead Singers

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Musical Groups Who Switched Lead Singers game quiz
"This is a quiz about successful musical groups who replaced their lead singer."

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1. In the mid-1980's, David Lee Roth "jumped" from this hard rock band. He was replaced with Sammy Hagar. Who is this band?
    AC/DC
    Van Halen
    Iron Maiden
    Black Sabbath


2. This legendary Motown act fired David Ruffin and replaced him with Dennis Edwards. Who is this group?
    The Four Tops
    The Commodores
    The Miracles
    The Temptations


3. Peter Cetera left which successful band to pursue a solo career?
    Doobie Brothers
    Boston
    Chicago
    Genesis


4. Brian Johnson joined the band AC/DC for their 1980 classic album "Back in Black." Who did Johnson replace as the lead singer of AC/DC?
    Robert Plant
    Gene Simmons
    Ozzy Osborne
    Bon Scott


5. The Miracles were another successful group from the Motown label. Who did Billy Griffin replace as lead singer of the Miracles?
    Lionel Richie
    Smokey Robinson
    Michael Jackson
    Marvin Gaye


6. Peter Gabriel was the original lead singer for the band Genesis. Genesis turned to their drummer to become the new lead singer. Who replaced Gabriel as the lead singer?
    Mike Rutherford
    Steve Hackett
    Tony Banks
    Phil Collins


7. Deep Purple was a pioneer of heavy metal and hard rock. They have had much success despite having multiple lead singers. Who was never a lead singer for Deep Purple?
    Ronnie James Dio
    David Coverdale
    Ian Gillan
    Rod Evans


8. Tom Johnston was the lead singer for the Doobie Brothers. Johnston left the band in 1975 for health reasons. Who replaced Johnston as the lead singer for the Doobie Brothers?
    Kenny Loggins
    Michael McDonald
    Christopher Cross
    Donald Fagen


9. Black Sabbath became one of the pioneers of the heavy metal music genre. This band has gone through several lead singers. Who was never a lead singer for Black Sabbath?
    Ian Gillan
    Ozzy Osbourne
    Ronnie James Dio
    Robert Plant


10. Ronnie Van Zant was replaced as leader singer for the band Lynyrd Skynyrd by his brother Johnny Van Zant. Why was this replacement necessary?
    Ronnie quit the band for to pursue a solo career
    Ronnie Van Zant died in a plane crash
    Ronnie quit the band due to illness and drug use
    The band just wanted Johnny to be the lead singer


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