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1 'Pre-Fame' Band Names
Most Rock and Roll fans are familiar with the following groups of the 60's, 70's, and 80's, but do you know the names they went by before they hit it big? I will give you the 'pre-fame' name and you tell me the group they became. Enjoy!
Difficult
20 Q
arob71
Feb 17 02
3867 plays
2 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
117 plays
3 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
1779 plays
4 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
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
540 plays
6 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
7 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
8 They Also Sang! (But, Who WERE They?)
Just a little test to see if you know the ORIGINAL names of some famous singers and groups of the '60s and '70s. (Hey, maybe some of them are not so famous, but that's okay too.)
Average
10 Q
logcrawler
Nov 26 12
498 plays
9 "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
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 Q
kreed7167
Jan 27 11
681 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
2580 plays
12 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
711 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
1323 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
4674 plays
18 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
618 plays
19 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
20 The Band Previously Known As...
Many of the groups we know today started off with another name. Often it's clear why they changed! Can you remember their earlier names?
Tough
10 Q
CariM0952
Dec 14 06
642 plays
21 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
5766 plays
22 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
23 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
1959 plays
24 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
4215 plays
25 The Band Previously Known As... Part II
For those who liked the first "Band Previously Known As" quiz, here's another...
Tough
10 Q
CariM0952
Dec 18 06
429 plays
26 "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
27 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
28 Colorful Band Names
There are a lot of bands out there with colors in their names. See how many you know.
Average
10 Q
Sarah606
Apr 08 03
2151 plays
29 Good to Hear...not to Eat
When all else fails when trying to name your band, simply go to the kitchen and open the fridge or pantry. A good name should pop right out at you.
Average
10 Q
katsdrama
Jul 22 03
1035 plays
30 Animal Bands
Many bands have incorporated animal names into their band names or their own names. I'll give you three songs sung by each band or singer, and you give me their name.
Average
10 Q
illiniman14
Jun 13 05
1203 plays
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