Are You a Rock ‘n’ Roll Expert?
Let’s begin with the basics. In which decade was the term “Rock ‘n’ Roll” coined by DJ Alan Freed?
One of rock music’s early pioneers and always the consummate showman, this musician is famous for his hit “Johnny B. Goode”.
- Elvis Presley
- Chuck Berry
- Buddy Holly
- Justin Bieber
The Beatles are widely regarded as one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time. These are all Beatles except:
- John Lennon
- Ringo Starr
- George Harrison
- Pete Townshend
The outdoor music festival widely known as “Woodstock” is one of the most famous rock music events of all time. Who never played there?
- Jimi Hendrix
- The Who
- The Beatles
- Jefferson Airplane
Who is the lead guitarist for the Rolling Stones?
- Jimmy Page
- Eric Clapton
- Keith Richards
- Jeff Beck
Led Zeppelin’s effortless melding of folk, blues, and rock led to some of rock and roll’s finest moments. Ironically, their (arguably) most iconic song was never released as a single… Which one?
- "Whole Lotta Love"
- "Immigrant Song"
- "Black Dog"
- "Stairway to Heaven"
Nirvana’s drummer has released a number of hugely successful records with his own project, known as…
- Foo Fighters
- Sweet 75
- Smashing Pumpkins
- Arctic Monkeys
Nirvana broke into the mainstream in the early nineties with which classic album?
- In Utero
- Siamese Dream
Bob Dylan’s real name is Robert Allen Zimmerman… so where did he get Bob Dylan from?
- His best friend in high school was named Dylan
- His father worked at Dylan Gas Station
- He was a fan of John Dillinger
- He got the name from poet Dylan Thomas
This band, whose lead singer Morrissey went on to enjoy a successful solo career, is widely regarded as one of the most powerful influences on 90s Brit-rock.
- Led Zeppelin
- The Smiths
This band was the house band for Andy Warhol’s “Exploding Plastic Inevitable”, and also inspired countless underground acts…
- Sonic Youth
- The Stooges
- The Velvet Underground
- Grateful Dead