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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 Q
shanteyman
Jan 22 08
1782 plays
2 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 Q
mike32768
Nov 13 10
861 plays
3 Brothers in Song
Bands formed with brothers or containing the name brothers in the title of the band.
Average
10 Q
shanteyman
Mar 26 09
732 plays
4 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 Q
rossian
Mar 16 12
726 plays
5 Where Did That Band Get That Name? Part II
Some interesting trivia about names of various bands.
Average
10 Q
shanteyman
Aug 05 09
543 plays
6 "And The Band" Played On I
Over the history of rock & roll, there have been many bands whose name was in the format of ___ and the _____s. How much do you know about these "and the" band names?
Tough
10 Q
swgolde
Jul 25 09
588 plays
7 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.
Tough
10 Q
mpkitty
Nov 03 13
312 plays
8 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 Q
kreed7167
Jan 27 11
684 plays
9 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 Q
shanteyman
Feb 21 10
531 plays
10 Coloured Bands
A rainbow of colours in this quiz about musical groups. Ok, I can't seem to find too many 'Indigos' or 'Violets' so you will have to make do with the colours I could find.
Average
10 Q
DaveH1960
Oct 10 10
714 plays
11 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 Q
Oddball
Aug 20 01
2583 plays
12 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 Q
Loronia
Jul 06 09
732 plays
13 Bands and Wildlife Names
All these bands have a wildlife name as part of their name. Can you identify them?
Easy
10 Q
Jennings
Nov 10 09
1326 plays
14 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 Q
dutch_frank_65
Aug 27 07
1320 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 Q
crisw
Apr 25 00
2805 plays
16 Pastime with Numerical Band Names
All the questions relate to bands that have numbers in their names. Some questions deal with the bands, some with the numbers and some with both. Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
gentlegiant17
Jul 24 07
450 plays
17 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 Q
billscout
Jan 26 01
4680 plays
18 Musical Groups with Numbers in Their Name
This quiz is about musical or bands groups with numbers in their names.
Easy
15 Q
workisboring
Sep 25 13
552 plays
19 A Rainbow of Bands
These questions are about bands of all colours of the rainbow - plus a couple of extras, which fit the theme. Note that there is some UK bias to the quiz.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Apr 29 13
627 plays
20 Groups by the Numbers
This quiz is about rock artists with numbers in their names. It covers all eras and styles of rock music, concentrating mostly on "alternative" U.S. and British artists from the 1980s and 1990s. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
susanjacosta
Aug 09 08
693 plays
21 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 Q
mafekinggal
Aug 04 01
1698 plays
22 Colorful Band Names
This is a quiz that relates to colors in the names of bands. I will give you a song title and you will choose the band or artist that sings it.
Average
10 Q
cncwizard
Mar 24 14
435 plays
23 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 Q
Ken1260
Apr 24 00
5769 plays
24 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 Q
mafekinggal
Aug 08 01
1674 plays
25 Edible Bands
Do you know how many bands are named after food? Just fill in the blanks with the correct snacks.
Average
10 Q
Ophelia78
Jul 12 00
4218 plays
26 More Band Names Of The 60s
See if you can recall the missing band in these names from the 60s.
Average
10 Q
mafekinggal
Aug 06 01
1962 plays
27 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.
Average
10 Q
ASA
Mar 16 14
141 plays
28 Musical Numbers
Do you know the numbers...?
Average
15 Q
Vermic
Aug 31 00
2451 plays
29 "The" Bands
Ever been music shopping and can't find the band you are looking for because the first word of their name is "The"? Well, let's dispense with the formalities and talk about some of my favorite bands like these.
Difficult
10 Q
mos623
May 15 05
861 plays
30 Even More Band Names Of The 60s
By popular demand!! Finish the band name and I'll tell you what they sang and the year.
Average
10 Q
mafekinggal
Aug 22 01
1161 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Members of this band claimed that they took the advice of a Ouija board to get the name of their band.
* This band was named after a quote attributed both to Aldous Huxley and to William Blake.
* This band is named after the inventor of a piece of agricultural equipment.
* This band named themselves after their annoying gym teacher.
* Which of the following bands is not named after a kind of candy?


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