Top 10 rock factsRock quiz
From which band was Dave Mustaine kicked off before he started his own band Megadeth?
Metallica. Dave Mustaine was kicked off Metallica after his countless drinking incidents. He started then his own band, which is by some metal fans consider just as good or even better than Metallica.
A popular rock band Pearl Jam is known for its reluctance towars what?
Music videos. While Pearl Jam received four awards at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards for its video for "Jeremy", the band began a trend refusing to make videos for its songs. They felt that the concept of music videos robbed listeners from creating their own interpretations of the song.
How is this guitar model called? (one of the most popular guitar models in the world)
Gibson Les Paul. The Les Paul was designed in 1995 by Ted McCarty, who later enlisted popular guitarist Les Paul to endorse the new model. Along with Fender's Telecaster and Stratocaster, the Les Paul was one of the first mass-produced electric solid-body guitars.
Which rock band took its name from a plane?
U2. The Lockheed U-2 is an American ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft. It was used for spying mission during the Cold War, flying above the maximum altitude of contemporary Soviet fighter planes.
What band is that graphic associated with?
Nirvana. As it turns out, and most Nirvana aficionados nearly unanimously agree, the Nirvana smiley face image was drawn by Kurt Cobain. The drawing made its first public appearance on September 13, 1991, on a flyer for the release party for Nirvana’s “Nevermind” album.
Where was Freddie Mercury from?
Zanzibar. Freddie Mercury was born in 1946 in Stone Town, Zanzibar - an island off the eastern coast of Africa, belonging to the British Empire at the time. At the age of 18, he moved to London because of the civil war.
In which colour was the first Fender Stratocaster guitar manufactured?
Sunburst. The Fender Stratocaster is a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 and continuously manufactured till present. It was used by some famous musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Mark Knopler.
Who is the lead singer of the rock band Led Zeppelin?
Robert Plant is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin. The plant is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock and roll. In 2006, Heavy Metal magazine Hit Parader named Plant the "Greatest Metal Vocalist of All Time".
Who is this?
Saul Hudson better known by his stage name Slash, is an English-American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses. After leaving Guns N' Roses in 1996, he co-founded the supergroup Velvet Revolver, which re-established him as a mainstream performer in the mid to late 2000s.