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Those That Aren't Around Trivia Quiz


Many bands have suffered the death of a member or two. How well do you know those bands?

A multiple-choice quiz by adlehman. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
adlehman
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
48,548
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
9 / 15
Plays
1095
Last 3 plays: PurpleComet (11/15), Guest 96 (14/15), Guest 74 (15/15).
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Question 1 of 15
1. This band lost its lead singer Andrew Wood in 1990, just before the issuance of their major label debut, 'Apple'. Who is this band? Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. This Blues Traveler guitarist passed away in New Orleans in 2000. What is his name? Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. This band's lead singer, Mark Sandman, collapsed at a show in Rome. Who are they? Hint


Question 4 of 15
4. The Sex Pistols' Sid Vicious died after only one Pistols album could be released. In what city did Sid check out of this world? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. Here's an easy one--who was the Grateful Dead singer/guitarist who's now (1995) dead? Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. In what city did the Lizard King, Jim Morrison, die?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 7 of 15
7. What band lost lead singer John Vigliatura and guitarist William Richard White to a van crash in 1994? Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. In early 2001, guitarist Dennis Danell of what punk band died unexpectedly? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. What AC-DC singer died by choking on his own vomit?

Answer: (last name is enough)
Question 10 of 15
10. What is the name of the Led Zeppelin member who passed away in the 1970s?

Answer: (Drummer)
Question 11 of 15
11. What singer for Sublime passed away just before the group really hit it big with songs like 'Wrong Way'? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. What dead rock star inspired U2 to put a song about Bono's feelings on the suicide on the album 'All That You Can't Leave Behind'?

Answer: (An Aussie)
Question 13 of 15
13. The widow and former band mates of which musician, as of August 2001, are in court arguing about the inclusion of a particular song on a forthcoming boxset compilation of their band's work?

Answer: (Anemic Royalty)
Question 14 of 15
14. What pint-sized member of Kid Rock's entourage passed away after Rock's most recent (2001) album was released? Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. Which of the following people was a member of the Allman Brothers Band who died in 1971? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This band lost its lead singer Andrew Wood in 1990, just before the issuance of their major label debut, 'Apple'. Who is this band?

Answer: Mother Love Bone

Out of Mother Love Bone, Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard formed Pearl Jam.
2. This Blues Traveler guitarist passed away in New Orleans in 2000. What is his name?

Answer: Bobby Sheehan

Sheehan reportedly died of a drug overdose.
3. This band's lead singer, Mark Sandman, collapsed at a show in Rome. Who are they?

Answer: Morphine

Morphine was from Boston and known for their unique sound that featured a baritone saxophone.
4. The Sex Pistols' Sid Vicious died after only one Pistols album could be released. In what city did Sid check out of this world?

Answer: New York

The song 'Pretty Vacant' was written by Johnny Rotten about the vacuous Sid and his girl Nancy.
5. Here's an easy one--who was the Grateful Dead singer/guitarist who's now (1995) dead?

Answer: Jerry Garcia

Garcia's death has forced Deadheads to apparently start following other bands like Galactic and Bob Weir and Friends.
6. In what city did the Lizard King, Jim Morrison, die?

Answer: Paris

Pilgrimages to his grave continue to this day.
7. What band lost lead singer John Vigliatura and guitarist William Richard White to a van crash in 1994?

Answer: For Squirrels

The rest of the band added bassist Andy Lord and became Subrosa, selling few records as that band.
8. In early 2001, guitarist Dennis Danell of what punk band died unexpectedly?

Answer: Social Distortion

The band is trying to continue without Danell and is still led by singer Mike Ness.
9. What AC-DC singer died by choking on his own vomit?

Answer: Bon Scott

Scott was replaced by screamer Brian Johnson for 'Back in Black' and later albums.
10. What is the name of the Led Zeppelin member who passed away in the 1970s?

Answer: John Bonham

John's son Jason replaced him later for some of the 'Page and Plant' tours.
11. What singer for Sublime passed away just before the group really hit it big with songs like 'Wrong Way'?

Answer: Brad Nowell

Sheehan was a Blues Traveler, Graffin is still the singer for Bad Religion, and Strickland is with the B-52s.
12. What dead rock star inspired U2 to put a song about Bono's feelings on the suicide on the album 'All That You Can't Leave Behind'?

Answer: Michael Hutchence

Bono and Hutchence had become good friends through their years in the rock business.
13. The widow and former band mates of which musician, as of August 2001, are in court arguing about the inclusion of a particular song on a forthcoming boxset compilation of their band's work?

Answer: Kurt Cobain

Despite public protestations about the corporate rock lifestyle, Cobain was known as one of the pickiest and most difficult rock stars with which to deal.
14. What pint-sized member of Kid Rock's entourage passed away after Rock's most recent (2001) album was released?

Answer: Joe C.

Joe C. passed away as a result of health issues related to his tiny stature.
15. Which of the following people was a member of the Allman Brothers Band who died in 1971?

Answer: Duane Allman

Gregg lived on to marry Cher. He passed away on May 27, 2017.
Source: Author adlehman

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