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1
Where did that band get that name?

There are some rumors about how bands got their names. Let's set the record straight
Difficult (10 qns)
shanteyman
1944 plays
2
The Pop/Rock Food Group

All the questions contain clues to lead you to the name of a pop or rock artist or group with a food related name. Bon appetit!
Very Easy (10 qns)
Alepcot
558 plays
3
Band Names and TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms)

Many bands are also known by their initials. The bands in this quiz all commonly use a TLA (three letter acronym) to identify themselves. See if you can figure them out.
Average (10 qns)
mike32768
993 plays
4
We Built This City On Rock and Roll

There are a fair number of bands with cities, continents or states in their name. How well do you know them?
Easy (10 qns)
kino76
Oct 19 16
645 plays
5
Music Repeats Itself

Some bands give themselves imaginative names and others, well, don't. This quiz is about bands who named themselves by using the same word twice or even more.
Average (10 qns)
rossian
876 plays
6
Where Did That Band Get That Name? Part II

Some interesting trivia about names of various bands.
Tough (10 qns)
shanteyman
600 plays
7
Expand the Band! - Their Acronymic Name, That Is!

All these bands have acronyms for names. Can you correctly expand their names based on some lyrics and a song title? (Acronyms: words made from first letters of other words, like U.K. To spell-out the acronym is to "expand" it: United Kingdom.)
Average (10 qns)
Lorvanwa
480 plays
8
Origins of Band Names

Wanna know what some of these band names...bizarre in any realm other than music...came from or mean? Find out here.
Tough (20 qns)
Oddball
2616 plays
9
Bands and Wildlife Names

All these bands have a wildlife name as part of their name. Can you identify them?
Easy (10 qns)
Jennings
1548 plays
10
They're Animals!

Each question on this quiz will have a fact about a certain band that has a name having to do with animals. It is up to you to guess the band's name. Enjoy!
Average (15 qns)
kreed7167
738 plays
11
Pseudonyms Used By '60s - '70s Bands And Artists

I'll give you a name which an artist/band used, and you tell me who the artist/band is.
Difficult (10 qns)
feedyourhead
363 plays
12
Bands With Unusual and Interesting Names

Through the history of Billboard hits there have been some unusual band names represented. This quiz deals with some of them.
Difficult (10 qns)
shanteyman
570 plays
13
Band Names; What Were They Thinking

They name of a band can be very obvious like the name of the lead singer, but some bands chose a name for a particular reason. Or did they? What were they thinking when they named their band and were they thinking at all?
Tough (10 qns)
dutch_frank_65
1332 plays
14
What's in a Name?

I'll give you the story behind the name of the band, and you tell me which band it is! All choices are REAL band names!
Average (10 qns)
Loronia
771 plays
15
Where Did The Band Get Its Name?

How did these bands get their names? Bands from the 60s through the 90s are included.
Tough (15 qns)
crisw
2859 plays
16
Backing Bands Have Names Too

Most performers generally classed as solo artists still have backing bands, and some of them have become well-known in their own right. Can you identify the ones clued here?
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
Jan 21 17
522 plays
17
Ain't Never Been There, They Tell Me It's Nice

Test your knowledge about ten bands that share their names with cities, towns, or countries. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Coonielady
453 plays
18
One Word Name Artists

A quiz about artists on the US Top Forty through the years with a single artist name.
Tough (10 qns)
shanteyman
408 plays
19
Music with Places

Some bands are named after places and some albums are too. You tell me the places with the clues I give. Have fun and good luck!
Easy (15 qns)
billscout
4947 plays
20
Monkeys On My Shoulders

Can you place the correct animal in the band name?
Very Easy (10 qns)
kino76
Mar 15 17
393 plays
21
A Musical Menu

You and a friend visit the Surf & Turf Ptomaine Palace for dinner. To order, you must answer questions on the menu. All correct answers are musical artists, from the names of which you will each order a delicious meal.
Average (10 qns)
lowtechmaster
Feb 20 17
303 plays
22
Let's Play 'Name That Band'!

Many bands/groups playing with country artists have interesting names, some, not so much. See how many you can identify.
Average (10 qns)
mpkitty
1026 plays
23
Keeping up with the Joneses

All the following are associated with the music industry. In this quiz all the artists have the surname Jones; you decide which answer applies to the question.
Average (10 qns)
glenjue
504 plays
24
Band Names Of The 60s

See if you can finish off these band names. I'll also tell you what they sang and the year.
Average (10 qns)
mafekinggal
1821 plays
25
Abandon All Hope

I am buying a cruise ship and calling it the "All Hope". This quiz is about the bands I plan to get for the passengers' entertainment.
Easy (10 qns)
ASA
234 plays
26
I'm With the New

The New what? See if you can work out which band (all with "New" in their name) that this person could be with, from the clues given.
Average (10 qns)
suomy
399 plays
27
Finish The Group's Name - FITB

This quiz gives you part of a group's name and you have to supply the missing word. All fill in the blank. Some are real easy while others are very difficult.
Average (10 qns)
Ken1260
5829 plays
28
Cheeky Monkey or Meeky Chunky

What's in a name; well may we ask? The following questions trace the stories behind some of our well known and, perhaps, not so well known bands.
Average (10 qns)
pollucci19
Jan 17 17
210 plays
29
Duos And Trios Of The 60s

Supply the name of the missing partner in these duos and trios. I'll tell you one song they sang and the year. Enjoy!!!!
Average (10 qns)
mafekinggal
1836 plays
30
Spot The Artist Name

In this quiz I will give a clue to the name of the classic rock act, you have to decide who it applies to, hopefully my attempt at cryptic will make you think.
Average (10 qns)
i-a-n
Oct 15 16
447 plays
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