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The Golden Age of Rock

4.4
(57 votes)
10 questions
English
All about rock bands
1

The song "Hotel California" is a signature song of which American rock band?

Eagles

Aerosmith

The Doors

The Rolling Stones

Easy  82% got this right

Although the Beverly Hills Hotel is portrayed on the cover of the album, the song isn't about a real place.
2
Blur reveal

When was Green Day's breakthrough album "Dookie" released?

1985
1994
2020

Easy  81% got this right

The title "Dookie" is a slang term for faeces, and the album cover features a cartoon drawing of a pile of excrement.
3
48 random squares

Which 90s band was originally known as 'Mookie Blaylock' before they changed their name?

Pearl Jam

Alice In Chains

Nirvana

Soundgarden

Hard  34% got this right

Mookie is an American former professional basketball player.
4

Where was the original Woodstock music festival held in 1969?

Hard  22% got this right

It took place 15 to 18 Aug 1969, and attracted over 400,000 attendees. It became a defining moment in music history.
5
Blur reveal

Which band, often cited as the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, was formed in Birmingham, England in 1968?

Black Sabbath

Deep Purple

Led Zeppelin

The Who

52% got this right

Black Sabbath is named after a 1963 film of the same name starring Boris Karloff.
6
Zoom reveal

What city is known as the birthplace of grunge music, including Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Soundgarden in the 1980/90s.

Hard  20% got this right

The city of Seattle is also known as the birthplace of the famous coffee chain, Starbucks
7

Which band recorded the album "The Dark Side of the Moon"?

Pink Floyd

Aerosmith

The Beatles

The Rolling Stones

Easy  88% got this right

The Dark Side of the Moon spent a record-breaking 937 weeks (over 18 years) on the Billboard 200 charts.
8

What year did the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin disband following the death of drummer John Bonham?

1965
1980
1997

60% got this right

He was nicknamed "Bonzo" due to his energetic and thunderous drumming style.
9

Arrange the following rock bands in the order they were formed, from the earliest to the latest:

1.

The Beatles

2.

Led Zeppelin

3.

Guns N' Roses

4.

Nirvana

Easy  91% got this right

On April 4, 1964, the Beatles had all 5 top singles in the Billboard charts.
10
Blur reveal

Which Scottish rock band had a hit in the '80s with "Don't You (Forget About Me)", featured in the 'The Breakfast Club'?

Simple Minds

The simple minds

65% got this right

The band initially turned down the chance to record the song which was written by Keith Forsey and Steve Schiff.