The History Of Metal

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The History Of Metal - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What decade did metal uprise?

    • A.

      1990-2000

    • B.

      2000-2010

    • C.

      1960-1970

    Correct Answer
    C. 1960-1970
    Explanation
    The metal genre of music originated in the late 1960s and gained popularity throughout the 1970s. Bands like Black Sabbath and Deep Purple emerged during this time and laid the foundation for the development of metal music. Therefore, the correct answer is 1960-1970.

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  • 2. 

    Which does not belong?      

    • A.

      Black Sabbath

    • B.

      Matchbox 20

    • C.

      Iron Maiden

    • D.

      Led Zepplin

    Correct Answer
    B. Matchbox 20
    Explanation
    The other three options, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, and Led Zeppelin, are all famous rock bands known for their heavy metal or hard rock music. Matchbox 20, on the other hand, is a pop rock band, which makes it stand out and not belong in the same category as the others.

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  • 3. 

    What Band Evolved Metal and discarded the blues roots?                

    • A.

      Judas Priest

    • B.

      Deep Purple

    • C.

      Motorhead

    • D.

      Motley Crue

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Judas Priest
    C. Motorhead
    Explanation
    Judas Priest and Motorhead are both bands that evolved metal and discarded the blues roots. They are known for their heavy and aggressive sound, which helped shape the genre of metal. Both bands incorporated elements of punk and hard rock into their music, creating a unique and powerful sound that influenced many other metal bands.

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  • 4. 

    The first official metal band(s) to be nationally recognized is _________                 

    Correct Answer(s)
    Led Zeppelin
    Black Sabbath
    Deep Purple
    Explanation
    Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Deep Purple were all among the first official metal bands to be nationally recognized. These bands played a significant role in shaping the genre of heavy metal and gaining mainstream success. Led Zeppelin's blend of blues, rock, and heavy guitar riffs set the foundation for metal music. Black Sabbath is often credited as the pioneers of heavy metal with their dark and heavy sound. Deep Purple's heavy guitar-driven sound and powerful vocals also contributed to the development of metal music.

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  • 5. 

    Which Genre of music did Metal branch from?            

    • A.

      Blues-Rock

    • B.

      Psychedelic Rock

    • C.

      Classic

    • D.

      Techno

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Blues-Rock
    B. Psychedelic Rock
    Explanation
    Metal music branched from the genres of Blues-Rock and Psychedelic Rock. These genres heavily influenced the development of metal music, providing the foundation for its aggressive sound, distorted guitars, and heavy drumming. Blues-Rock introduced elements of blues and rock music, while Psychedelic Rock added experimental and psychedelic elements. Metal took these influences and evolved into its own distinct genre, characterized by its intense and powerful sound. Classic and Techno are not directly related to the origins of metal music.

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