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Useless Music Trivia

written by: hockeyboy74
 
Can you guess how these bands came up with their names / songs?

Question 1:


This band came up with their name while watching an episode of the 1970's TV show CHiPS.
Radiohead
Seven Mary Three
The Police
Motorhead

Question 2:


The idea for the song "Trip Like I Do" by the band The Crystal Method came as a result of what?
a band member falling
a phone message
a band member being high on drugs
a dream

Question 3:


Is it true that the lyrics "Kyrie Eleison" in the 80's hit "Kyrie" by Mr. Mister references an early pre-christian expression?
Yes
No

Question 4:


The band Lynyrd Skynyrd is named after a high school teacher.
True
False

Question 5:


This singer / songwriter began his career by singing in local combos while serving as a police cadet in the New York Police Academy.
Eddie Money
Eddie Vedder
Eddie Van Halen
Eddie Grant

Question 6:


Which band was named after a pickup truck made in the 1930s?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 7:


This music video featured a dancing actor and actress who would later reunite in a 1980's blockbuster film.
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Rosanna - Toto
Maniac - Michael Sembello
Straight Up - Paula Abdul

Question 8:


This band was sued because their first album used the name of a city's public transportation department.
Kansas
Boston
Orleans
Chicago

Question 9:


Powerman5000 frontman Spider One is the younger brother of which singer / songwriter?
Rob Zombie
Trent Reznor
Alice Cooper
Glen Danzig

Question 10:


Billy Idol's name was inspired by which of the following?
a report card
a billboard
an idol
a book

 


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