10 most difficult rock riddlesMusic quiz
What was the initial name of the British rock band Queen?
it was always Queen
Before forming Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in Smile. Freddie Mercury joined them in 1970 and suggested the name "Queen". The last member, John Deacon was recruited before the band recorded their eponymous debut album in 1973.
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.
In which colour was the first Fender Stratocaster guitar manufactured?
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.
From which band was Dave Mustaine kicked off before he started his own band Megadeth?
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.
Which rock band took its name from a plane?
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 was Freddie Mercury's birth name?
Mercury was born of Parsi descent in the Sultanate of Zanzibar. He spent most of his childhood in India. At the age of 18, he moved with his family to Middlesex, England.
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.
Where was Freddie Mercury from?
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.
A popular rock band Pearl Jam is known for its reluctance towars what?
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.
What song was dubbed an "anthem for apathetic kids" of Generation X?
"Welcome to the jungle"
"Smells like teen spirit"
"I love rock n roll"
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" was Nirvana's biggest hit, placing high on music industry charts around the world in 1991 and 1992. The unexpected success propelled Nevermind to the top of the charts at the start of 1992, an event often marked as the point where grunge entered the mainstream.