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trivia quiz  Early 2010s Alternative Rock #1 Tracks cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Dec 13 13

Some great music if Top 40 radio isn't your thing.
stuthehistoryguy gold member
Dec 13 13
1701 plays
trivia quiz  Music My Goth Son Inflicts On The Family 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rowena8482, Apr 26 07

My 16 year old son is a Goth, and insists on listening to various Rock & Goth music, usually loudly. Can you identify the song or band from 'Mam's' description of the video and/or lyrics?
rowena8482 gold member
Apr 26 07
1788 plays
trivia quiz  '80s College Rock 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, PieholeOne, Mar 06 12

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".
Mar 06 12
600 plays
trivia quiz  Mam's Revenge on Gothson 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Oct 09 08

Back by "Popular Demand" - (well, three messages and one posting) this is the fifth quiz in my 'Gothson' series - this one is about Mam's music - still Rock and Goth though...
Rowena8482 gold member
Oct 09 08
204 plays
trivia quiz  A Collection of Celtic Punk 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, pogue_mahone, Jan 18 14

This is a quiz on Celtic punk songs by The Pogues, The Tossers, Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly. I'll provide lyrics or informations, you guess the song title.
Jan 18 14
84 plays
trivia quiz  '90s Alternative Rock 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SuperJerry, Mar 17 10

Do you remember the '90s music? Test your knowledge in this quiz about alternative rock!
Mar 17 10
1875 plays
trivia quiz  Madchester! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, colpeakbagger, May 13 11

For a while back in the late 80s and early 90s, Manchester was the coolest city on the planet. A host of new bands, as well as some of the older ones, new fashions and new nightclubs made for a vibrant music scene. It was an exciting time to be 20!
May 13 11
228 plays
trivia quiz  More Music My Goth Son Inflicts On The Family 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 03 07

Gothson still blasts his music as loud as he can whenever he can. How many of these songs, videos, and/or bands can you identify from 'Mam's' descriptions?
Rowena8482 gold member
Jul 03 07
609 plays
trivia quiz  Modern Rock Mixed CD 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, othobsessed2, Jan 13 08

This is a mash-up of lyrics from modern rock and alternative rock songs. Hope you enjoy it!
Jan 13 08
924 plays
trivia quiz  Alternative Rock Songs of the 2000s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Mar 11 17

The decade of the 2000s had many popular alternative rock songs playing on the airwaves. This quiz will test your knowledge of some of these songs. Good luck!
Triviaballer gold member
Mar 11 17
1113 plays
trivia quiz  Gothson Plays It Again 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 27 07

More of my Gothson's musical "tastes" in songs, bands and videos, for you to guess from 'Mam's' descriptions.
Rowena8482 gold member
Jul 27 07
456 plays
trivia quiz  HPKillersFreak's Favorite Songs 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, HPKillersFreak, Feb 07 07

Hello all! This is a mixture of questions about some of my favorite songs. Most of them are modern artists, with a few older ones mixed in. This shouldn't be too hard if you're a fan of alternative music.
Feb 07 07
474 plays
trivia quiz  Bauhaus, Love & Rockets or Tones on Tail? 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, leviathanlotl, May 17 09

Bauhaus, Love & Rockets and Tones on Tail are three bands connected by their members, but differed by their unique sounds and music. I'll provide you with lyrics and you tell me which band did the song, if they made it! Good Luck!
May 17 09
192 plays
trivia quiz  No Wave Music 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, spguy, Jan 08 07

Welcome. This quiz will test your knowledge of the short lived alternative 'no wave' music scene.
Jan 08 07
444 plays
trivia quiz  MCR, Green Day, Blink-182, or P!ATD 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, MANOVERBOARD, Jun 07 07

Quiz about my four favorite bands. Enjoy!
Jun 07 07
1239 plays
trivia quiz  Underground Music Grab Bag 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, kristen752, Apr 19 00

This quiz is designed for serious, seasoned fans of alternative and underground forms of music. Various fringe genres are represented - black metal, electronic, industrial, etc...
Apr 19 00
1314 plays
trivia quiz  Songs off My Local Alt-Rock Station: Final Volume 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, HPKillersFreak, May 12 07

This is my second and final quiz on songs I hear off my local alt station. Unfortunately, it was taken off the air without warning, so this is my last quiz in the (very short) series. Identify the song/artist by the lyric.
May 12 07
444 plays
trivia quiz  Gothson Rides Again 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Apr 29 08

He's back! Still playing the Rock and Goth music as loudly as he can get away with... How many of these songs and bands can you guess from "Mam's" descriptions?
Rowena8482 gold member
Apr 29 08
192 plays
trivia quiz  Alternative Rock Albums - the Early Days 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, HPKillersFreak, Feb 14 07

These are all early albums from various alt rock groups. Most of these artists are pretty well-known. The albums are not necessarily listed in order of original release.
Feb 14 07
1239 plays
trivia quiz  Coloured Vinyl 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, markswood, Nov 09 14

Rummaging through my old 45s from the late 70s and early 80s (Punk and New Wave) I notice some interesting coloured records, which were a novelty back then. From the clues given see if you can guess the artist/song. This will be hard!
markswood gold member
Nov 09 14
231 plays
match quiz  90s Alternative Number Ones 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Mar 12 17

Each of these hits reached number one one the Billboard Alternative charts. All you have to do is match the song to the band that made it hit the top. Good luck!
apathy100 gold member
Mar 12 17
1170 plays
trivia quiz  Alternative Music 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, sittler, Nov 22 02

Try to figure out the common thread.
Nov 22 02
3099 plays
trivia quiz  Punk/Alternative Bands and Their Frontmen 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AFINymph, Aug 01 04

I'll give you the name of a frontman and you choose the band.
Aug 01 04
2733 plays
trivia quiz  Hard Rock and Alternative Music 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, Hells_Bells, Apr 03 03

I'll pick song titles and you tell me who sings them in the modern era mainly late 90's and 00's, some Aussie stuff too.
Apr 03 03
1527 plays
trivia quiz  1980s Alternative Music - Who Sang It 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, bsquared, Oct 26 00

Hope you know your 1980s Alternative bands. These, along with some of the other fake answers are my faves. Good Luck!
Very Difficult
Oct 26 00
2244 plays
trivia quiz  Madchester Bands, Their First Recordings 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, adorea, Jul 03 03

Remember the Madchester era? That was such an exciting moment in music history, wasn't it? I will give you the bands' names, you pick the earliest recording from the titles. If you went through that era, it shouldn't be too hard.
Jul 03 03
591 plays
trivia quiz  Alternative Rock2 - Who Sang It? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bsquared, Oct 30 00

I had fun making the first one so I thought I would try again. Hope you like it and it brings back some memories!
Oct 30 00
1158 plays
trivia quiz  Alternative Bands of the 90's 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Perlitasgirl, Jun 29 01

90ties alternative bands quiz
Jun 29 01
3366 plays
trivia quiz  Songs off My Local Alt-Rock Station: Volume 1 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, HPKillersFreak, Apr 05 07

As I listen to my local alternative rock station, Drive105, I am typing lyrics from some of the songs. All you have to do is identify the song or artist. Songs and artists can vary, being old, new, popular, and more obscure.
Apr 05 07
501 plays
trivia quiz  The Post Rock Quiz 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Porazzen, Jun 20 08

This quiz will test your knowledge on a variety of post rock bands, songs, and albums.
Jun 20 08
411 plays
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