February 22, 2024

Rockin’Trivia

Rock music has a long and rich history. Many influential rock bands and artists emerged in the 1960s, including the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and Jimi Hendrix. In the 1970s, rock music became more diverse, with the emergence of sub-genres such as heavy metal, punk, and Glam.

In the 1980s, rock music saw the rise of hair metal bands, as well as the emergence of alternative rock bands like R.E.M. and Nirvana. In the 1990s, grunge music became popular, with bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam leading the way. In the 2000s and beyond, rock music has continued to evolve, with the rise of Indie rock and the resurgence of classic rock bands. Here is a collection of rock trivia to test your knowledge of rock music from the 1960s to today.

 

Most Popular Rock Trivia

Trivia by decades

1960s Rock Trivia

1960's Rock Trivia

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Often a musician gets inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame as a member of a group then later for their solo career. Who was inducted three times?

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Who was the only ex-Beatle NOT to lend his voice to the animated TV show, The Simpsons?

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Prior to the Rolling Stones which band had Mick Jagger as a member?

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Though guitarist Jimmy Page filled “Led Zeppelin I” with lifted Blues riffs who was the only legendary Blues musician credited on the album?

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In ‘69 show at NY’s Fillmore East Led Zeppelin was an opening act. They put on such a show the headlining group cancelled. Who was the headliner?  

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1980s Rock Trivia

1980's Rock Trivia

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Where was U2's Paul Hewson –a.k.a. Bono Vox - born?   

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What was the title of U2’s debut album?     

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The Lemonheads had a hit with a cover of which of the following songs?

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What's the name the group with guitarist Brett Gurewitz?

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Which of the following songs was culled from Eric Clapton’s MTV Unplugged and became a hit?

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2000's Rock Trivia

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Where is Jet from?     

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What band were People for the American Way talking about when they said, "(Their album) has effectively raised social and political consciousness among audiences worldwide?"

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In his cameo for the film “Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End,” what did the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards do?

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In 2007, over 1,600 guitarists gathered at a baseball park in Kansas City to set a world record for simultaneously playing which of the following songs?

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Which singer has publicly come out against Christmas?

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2020's Rock Trivia

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Dirty Honey recorded a cover of which song to kick off the ‘22 National Hockey League (NHL) Winter Classic in Minneapolis?

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Which band created Barry's Batch Whiskey? “This exceptional straight rye whiskey was hand-picked by us, and we can't wait for you to taste how delicious it is,” says Beartooth bassist Oshie Bichar.

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Who wrote 'Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax'?  

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Who did Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder get into a feud with?

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Which band did Three Days Grace tie for the most #1’s on the Mainstream Rock chart when "So Called Life" topped the survey?  

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Woodstock

1970's Rock Trivia

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Who handled backing vocals on David Bowie's "Fame?"

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Who unleashed “Raw Power” in 1973?”

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What’s the title of Sex Pistols' John Lydon's (aka Johnny Rotten) memoir?

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What did Tom Petty’s dad do for a living?

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What's the name Led Zeppelin's concert film?

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1990's Rock Trivia

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In which city did Coldplay made their U.S. debut?

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What was the title of Cake's debut album?

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What Seattle venue did Nirvana regularly play in their pre-fame days?

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What was the title of Nirvana’s debut album?

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How old was Ozzy Osbourne when he made his first, but not last, retirement announcement? 

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2010s Rock Trivia

2010's Rock Trivia

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Who has guitarist John 5 worked with?

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Where did the band Greta Van Fleet get its name?

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Who was a 2010 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee?

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In a ‘15 interview, which of the following Kid Rock favor legalizing and taxing?

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Who donated $50,000 to the Second Harvest Food Banks of Western Michigan and Middle Tennessee in 2018?

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Rockin'Trivia

Test your knoledge

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In 2007, over 1,600 guitarists gathered at a baseball park in Kansas City to set a world record for simultaneously playing which of the following songs?

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Who said, "If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian?”

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What is the opening line of Green Day’s song “Jesus Of Suburbia?”   

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Who did TV variety show host, Ed Sullivan, call a "real decent, fine boy?"

 

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Who did Eric Clapton replace in the Yardbirds?

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