Sonic Youth Rock Band Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who ran Sonic Youth's first label, Neutral Records?
    • A. 

      Quincy Jones

    • B. 

      Malcolm McLaren

    • C. 

      Glenn Branca

    • D. 

      Lou Reed

  • 2. 
    What member of Sonic Youth married Kim Gordon in 1984?
    • A. 

      Jim O'Rourke

    • B. 

      Lee Renaldo

    • C. 

      Steve Shelly

    • D. 

      Thurston Moore

  • 3. 
    What album contains the Sonic Youth song "Confusion is Next"?
    • A. 

      Confusion Is Text

    • B. 

      Confusion Is Sex

    • C. 

      Confusion Is Next

    • D. 

      Confusion Is Sexy

  • 4. 
    At what event did Sonic Youth make their debut in 1981?
    • A. 

      Woodstock 1981

    • B. 

      The Noise Festival

    • C. 

      The International Punk Show

    • D. 

      Lollapalooza

  • 5. 
    What is the name of Alec Foege's 1994 book on Sonic Youth?
    • A. 

      Sonic Fountain Of Youth

    • B. 

      Young Sonic Youth

    • C. 

      Sonic Nurse

    • D. 

      Confusion Is Next

  • 6. 
    What Sonic Youth member has a side project called Free Kitten?
    • A. 

      Lee Renaldo

    • B. 

      Eddie Vedder

    • C. 

      Kim Gordon

    • D. 

      Thurston Moore

  • 7. 
    Who did Sonic Youth open for during their tour for their album "Goo" in 1990?
    • A. 

      Black Flag

    • B. 

      Neil Young

    • C. 

      Sound Garden

    • D. 

      Nirvana

  • 8. 
    What two bands appeared with Sonic Youth in "The Simpsons" episode "Homerpalooza"?
    • A. 

      Aerosmith And U2

    • B. 

      Cypress Hill And Smashing Pumpkins

    • C. 

      R.E.M. And Cypress Hill

    • D. 

      Nirvana And Cypress Hill

  • 9. 
    What got stolen from Sonic Youth's van in Southern California in 1999?
    • A. 

      The Band's Money

    • B. 

      Master Tapes

    • C. 

      Custom Guitars

    • D. 

      Album Cover Art

  • 10. 
    What singer did Sonic Youth give tribute to with their side project "Ciccone Youth"?
    • A. 

      Madonna

    • B. 

      Bobby Sherman

    • C. 

      Weird Al Yankovic

    • D. 

      MC Hammer

  • 11. 
    What song did Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore rename as a slam at critic Robert Christgau?
    • A. 

      The Velvet Plug

    • B. 

      Early American

    • C. 

      The Burning Spear

    • D. 

      Kill Yr Idols

  • 12. 
    Why did Jim O'Rourke leave Sonic Youth in 2005?
    • A. 

      To Rest

    • B. 

      To Raise His Kids

    • C. 

      To Join Another Band

    • D. 

      To Pursue Film Directing

  • 13. 
    What Sonic Youth song mentions Anita Hill and the Klu Klux Klan?
    • A. 

      Chapel Hill

    • B. 

      Dirty Boots

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      Youth Against Fascism

  • 14. 
    What Sonic Youth record producer also produced Nirvana's "Nevermind"?
    • A. 

      Tim Barnes

    • B. 

      Glenn Branca

    • C. 

      Jim O'Rourke

    • D. 

      Butch Vig

  • 15. 
    What Sonic Youth album of the 1990's entered the U.S. charts at #34 and the U.K. charts at #10?
    • A. 

      Washing Machine

    • B. 

      Murray Street

    • C. 

      Sonic Nurse

    • D. 

      Experimental Jet Set

  • 16. 
    Who was drummer for Sonic Youth directly before Steve Shelly?
    • A. 

      Tim Foljan

    • B. 

      David Lovering

    • C. 

      Bob Bert

    • D. 

      Richard Edson

  • 17. 
    Which hipster actor was once a member of Sonic Youth?
    • A. 

      Crispin Glover

    • B. 

      Tom Waits

    • C. 

      Richard Edson

    • D. 

      John Lurie

  • 18. 
    What member of Sonic Youth left the band and was an actor in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"?
    • A. 

      Kim Gordon

    • B. 

      Richard Edson

    • C. 

      Bob Bert

    • D. 

      Lee Renaldo

  • 19. 
    What Sonic Youth song of the 1980's was inspired by the Charles Manson Family murders?
    • A. 

      Death Vally '69

    • B. 

      Junkie's Promise

    • C. 

      Little Trouble Girl

    • D. 

      Disappearer

  • 20. 
    What's the last song in the self-titled 1982 Sonic Youth album?
    • A. 

      Lights Out

    • B. 

      100%

    • C. 

      The Good And The Bad

    • D. 

      JC

  • 21. 
    What's on the cover of Sonic Youth's 1995 album "Washing Machine"?
    • A. 

      A Candle

    • B. 

      Two Guys Wearing T-Shirts

    • C. 

      A Washing Machine Exploding

    • D. 

      Dirty Laundry

  • 22. 
    What members of Sonic Youth are the parents of Coco Haley?
    • A. 

      Anne DeMarinis And Richard Edson

    • B. 

      Lee Ranaldo Amd Mike Ibold

    • C. 

      Kim Gordon And Thurston Moore

    • D. 

      Steve Shelly And Kim Gordon

  • 23. 
    What is the fifth track of the album "In the Fishtank 9", featuring Sonic Youth?
    • A. 

      V

    • B. 

      IX

    • C. 

      IV

    • D. 

      II

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