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Quiz about Old School Metal
Quiz about Old School Metal

Old School Metal Trivia Quiz


Think you know all there is to know about the Heavy Metal of the 1970s and 80s? Well, strap on your seat belt and turn up the radio 'cause you're in for a wild ride back in time to the roots of heavy metal! Enjoy!

A multiple-choice quiz by theitalianrob. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
313,454
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
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Top 35% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. Which band originally wrote the song "Come on Feel the Noise"? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Which 80s metal rockers wrote a popular ballad beginning with the lyrics "Ricky was a young boy, He had a heart of stone"? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. What was the original lineup of popular Heavy Metal band Black Sabbath? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. In 1968, early hard rockers The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their extremely popular version of "All Along the Watchtower". Who wrote and recorded the original version? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Name this song written by legendary rock group Kiss:
"I know a thing or two about her.
I know she'll only make you cry.
She'll let you walk the street beside her,
But when she wants she'll pass you by."
Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. In what U.S city were legendary rock clubs The Roxy Theater, Whiskey A Go GO and London Fog located? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What metal group released the album "Master of Puppets" in 1986? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Glam rockers Motley Crue started this annual rock festival beginning in 2008. What was this festival called? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Metal master Alice Cooper is best known by that name. What is Alice Cooper's real name? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Which famous Metallica album was the last to feature a writing credit to Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Which band originally wrote the song "Come on Feel the Noise"?

Answer: Slade

U.K hair metal band Slade originally released the song "Cum on Feel the Noize" in 1973. It was their fourth number one single in the U.K and debuted at number one on the singles charts. However, it failed to make an impact in the U.S market.

L.A Heavy metal group Quiet Riot revived the song in 1984 and it peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100.

Quiet Riot's cover version was featured in the popular video game "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" as well as various movie soundtracks.
2. Which 80s metal rockers wrote a popular ballad beginning with the lyrics "Ricky was a young boy, He had a heart of stone"?

Answer: Skid Row

Popular hair metal group Skid Row released their hit ballad "18 and Life" on their 1989 debut album "Skid Row." It reached number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 11 on the US Billboard Mainstream Charts.
3. What was the original lineup of popular Heavy Metal band Black Sabbath?

Answer: Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward

"Black Sabbath" was started in Birmingham, England in 1968 with Ozzy Osbourne on Vocals, Tony Iommi on guitar, Geezer Butler on bass, and Bill Ward on drums.

In 1979 Ozzy Osbourne left the group to pursue a solo career and was replaced by Rainbow vocalist Ronny James Dio. The group also brought in Geoff Nicholls. Nicholls was originally intended to replace Geezer Butler, but when Butler decided to stay with the group Nicholls moved to Keyboards.
4. In 1968, early hard rockers The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their extremely popular version of "All Along the Watchtower". Who wrote and recorded the original version?

Answer: Bob Dylan

The Jimi Hendrix Experience released this cover in 1968 on the album "Electric Ladyland" and it soon reached number five in the British charts, and number 20 on the U. S. Billboard chart. The song also had the number five spot on Guitar World's 100 Greatest Guitar Solos.
5. Name this song written by legendary rock group Kiss: "I know a thing or two about her. I know she'll only make you cry. She'll let you walk the street beside her, But when she wants she'll pass you by."

Answer: Strutter

The song "Strutter" was released on the band's 1974 self titled debut album. The song was the third single from their album and failed to chart.
6. In what U.S city were legendary rock clubs The Roxy Theater, Whiskey A Go GO and London Fog located?

Answer: Los Angeles, California

All of these clubs were located on Sunset Blvd. In West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Also known as the Sunset Strip. These clubs were famous for hosting such bands as Van Halen, Motley Crue, Poison, Ratt, Quiet Riot, L.A. Guns, Whitesnake, Guns N Roses, The Doors, The Byrds, The Seeds, and Frank Zappa.

The London Fog nightclub is credited as being where The Doors played their first show.
7. What metal group released the album "Master of Puppets" in 1986?

Answer: Metallica

"Metallica" released the album "Master of Puppets" in 1986 on Elektra Records. This album was the last for late bassist Cliff Burton who was killed in a bus accident on tour wile supporting the album.

The album reached number 29 on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart and was the band's first Gold record for sales of 500,000 copies despite the lack of radio airplay or the release of a single.
8. Glam rockers Motley Crue started this annual rock festival beginning in 2008. What was this festival called?

Answer: Crue-fest

Crüe Fest is an annual rock festival started by the members of glam band Motley Crue. The 2008 tour began on July 1, 2008 and concluded on August 31, 2008.
9. Metal master Alice Cooper is best known by that name. What is Alice Cooper's real name?

Answer: Vincent Damon Furnier

Shock rocker Alice Cooper was born on February 4th, 1948 as Vincent Damon Furnier. He released his first album "Pretties for You" in 1969 and has since had several Platinum and Gold records.
10. Which famous Metallica album was the last to feature a writing credit to Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine?

Answer: Ride the Lightning

Although it was disputed in the past, Metallica's original lineup did in fact consist of Dave Mustaine on lead guitar instead of Kirk Hammet. Mustaine was kicked out of the band for excessive drug and alcohol abuse.

Although he was not credited for it, Mustaine still to this day insists that he wrote the riff for the Metallica song "Ride the Lightning".
Source: Author theitalianrob

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