Metal Music Quiz: Trivia Questions!

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Welcome to the Metal Music Quiz! Test your knowledge of the thunderous world of metal with this thrilling trivia challenge. This quiz will put your understanding of iconic bands, legendary albums, and head-banging history to the ultimate test. From Black Sabbath to Metallica, Slayer to Iron Maiden, we'll cover the full spectrum of this genre's relentless power. Prepare to answer questions on influential guitar solos, memorable lyrics, and the origins of metal subgenres. Whether you're a die-hard metalhead or just dipping your toes into this metallic madness, get ready to rock out and prove your metal prowess in this electrifying Read morequiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Paul Di'Anno was the lead singer of which band?

    • A.

      Dream Theater

    • B.

      Metallica

    • C.

      Iron Maiden

    • D.

      Burzum

    Correct Answer
    C. Iron Maiden
    Explanation
    Paul Di'Anno was the lead singer of Iron Maiden. Iron Maiden is a British heavy metal band that rose to prominence in the 1980s. Di'Anno was the vocalist for the band from 1978 to 1981, during which time they released their self-titled debut album and the highly influential "Killers" album. His gritty and aggressive vocal style helped define Iron Maiden's early sound and set the stage for their future success.

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  • 2. 

    After leaving Metallica, Dave Mustaine became lead vocalist for : 

    • A.

      Megadeth

    • B.

      He never left Metallica.

    • C.

      ACDC

    • D.

      A Bullet for My Valentine

    Correct Answer
    A. Megadeth
    Explanation
    After leaving Metallica, Dave Mustaine went on to form his own band called Megadeth, where he became the lead vocalist. This band achieved great success and is known for their thrash metal music. Therefore, the correct answer is Megadeth.

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  • 3. 

    Which one of these is/was the longest-serving band?

    • A.

      Rolling Stones

    • B.

      Guns 'n' Roses

    • C.

      Metallica

    • D.

      Avenged Sevenfold

    Correct Answer
    A. Rolling Stones
    Explanation
    The Rolling Stones is the correct answer because they have been active as a band for over 50 years, making them one of the longest-serving bands in history. Guns 'n' Roses, Metallica, and Avenged Sevenfold are all popular bands, but they have not been active for as long as the Rolling Stones.

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  • 4. 

    Which band released the album 'Nightmare'?

    • A.

      Carcass

    • B.

      Black Sabbath

    • C.

      Iron Maiden

    • D.

      Avenged Sevenfold

    Correct Answer
    D. Avenged Sevenfold
    Explanation
    Avenged Sevenfold released the album 'Nightmare'.

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  • 5. 

    Which Metallica album sold the most copies?

    • A.

      Load 

    • B.

      Ride the Lightning

    • C.

      The Black Album

    • D.

      Reload 

    Correct Answer
    C. The Black Album
    Explanation
    Metallica's album "The Black Album" sold the most copies compared to the other options listed.

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  • 6. 

    Which one of these bands performs wearing masks?

    • A.

      Korn

    • B.

      Lamb of God

    • C.

      Dope

    • D.

      Slipknot

    Correct Answer
    D. Slipknot
    Explanation
    Slipknot is the correct answer because they are known for their signature masks that each member wears during their performances. The band members have adopted this unique visual identity as a way to express their individuality and create a sense of mystery and anonymity. The masks also align with the band's aggressive and intense musical style, adding to their overall image and stage presence.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the singer of 'System of a Down'?

    • A.

      Bob Dylan

    • B.

      Serj Tankian

    • C.

      James Taylor

    • D.

      Elvis Presley

    Correct Answer
    B. Serj Tankian
    Explanation
    Serj Tankian is the correct answer because he is the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of the band 'System of a Down'. Tankian's unique vocal style and politically charged lyrics have been integral to the band's success and distinctive sound. He is known for his powerful and versatile voice, which has contributed to the band's popularity and critical acclaim.

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  • 8. 

    Which one of these bands sang a cover version of the well-known song 'The Sound of Silence' by Simon and Garfunkel?

    • A.

      Mushroomhead

    • B.

      Disturbed

    • C.

      Nickleback

    • D.

      Nothingface

    Correct Answer
    B. Disturbed
    Explanation
    Disturbed is the correct answer because they are known for their cover version of the song "The Sound of Silence" by Simon and Garfunkel. The band released their rendition of the song in 2015, which gained significant popularity and critical acclaim. Their version showcases a haunting and powerful interpretation of the classic song, highlighting their unique musical style and vocal abilities.

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  • 9. 

    Which instrument does John Petrucci play for 'Dream Theater'?

    • A.

      Drums

    • B.

      Bass

    • C.

      Guitar

    • D.

      Synthesizer

    Correct Answer
    C. Guitar
    Explanation
    John Petrucci plays the guitar for 'Dream Theater'.

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  • 10. 

    Which one of these bands is not American?

    • A.

      Slayer

    • B.

      Metallica

    • C.

      Death

    • D.

      Cradle of Filth

    Correct Answer
    D. Cradle of Filth
    Explanation
    Cradle of Filth is not an American band. Slayer, Metallica, and Death are all American bands, while Cradle of Filth is a British band.

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