May 19, 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

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1960s Rock Trivia

1960's Rock Trivia

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Who was the youngest person ever inducted into the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame?

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

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Who was the highest paid performer at Woodstock?

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Which song was the biggest pop hit for the Jimi Hendrix Experience?

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Who was the closing act at Woodstock in 1969?     

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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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Who once suggested that their environmental effort would include be “firebombing McDonald’s restaurants?”

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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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2000s rock trivia

2000's Rock Trivia

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What did Julian Casablancas' (The Strokes lead singer) father do for a living?

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What did The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. study in New York?

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Where are the Ravonettes (Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo) from?

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What is said to have inspired Josh Homme to name a Queens Of The Stone Age album, “Era Vulgaris?”

 

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According to Billboard magazine in ‘09, who was the #1 touring act from 2000 – 2009?

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2020s Rock Trivia

2020's Rock Trivia

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Whose song “Dead Inside” “became the first #1 by a female artist on the Mediabase Active Rock chart?

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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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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 unleashed “Raw Power” in 1973?”

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Name the Alice Cooper album that contains “Under My Wheels.”

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Who is the late guitarist Randy Rhodes most closely associated with?

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Who was a singer for Deep Purple?

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

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1990s rock

1990's Rock Trivia

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Before joining Pearl Jam, what group was drummer Jack Irons in?

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What was the title of Nirvana’s debut album?

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What was Nirvana’s debut single? 

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Who performed at "An American Reunion: The 52nd Presidential Gala," honoring president-elect Bill Clinton?

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Who is the subject of the biography "Heavier Than Heaven?"

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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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Who has appeared on NBC's ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’?

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

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

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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

Rockin'Trivia

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According to Billboard magazine in ‘09, who was the #1 touring act from 2000 – 2009?

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Prior to Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page working as a session guitarist, played guitar on which of the following songs?

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

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Which of the following appeared at Woodstock?   

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