Friday, September 9, 2011

Some Trivia, more to follow...

(note: this category goes to eleven.)

1. Which song on Guns n’Roses’ “Appetite for Destruction” includes samples from a recording of Axl Rose actually having sex with a lady while in the studio? (Rocket Queen)

2. True or false: Motley Crue’s “Shout At The Devil” was originally supposed to be titled “Shout With The Devil,” but after Nikki Sixx experienced poltergeist activity in his home, he decided he didn’t want to do things with the devil anymore. (True)

3. Which members of Poison have been on reality shows? (Bret Michaels (Rock of Love) Rikki Rockett (TLC car restoring show) and CC Deville (The Surreal Life))

4. True or false: Warren DeMartini from the band Ratt is a conservatory-trained jazz musician. (False)

5. Which proto-metal legend is most famous for allegedly inventing the devil-horns gesture? (Ronnie James Dio)

6. Which decade did German hair metal band the Scorpions first form in: the 60’s, 70’s or 80’s? (The 60’s)

7. Tracii Guns was replaced by who in what would become the classic lineup of Guns n’Roses? (Slash) Bonus: How many vowels are in Tracii’s name? (4)

8. Which producer is legendary for defining Def Leppard’s pop-metal sound on diamond-certified albums like “High n’Dry” and “Pyromania?” (Mutt Lange)

9. The blonde lead singer of what hair metal band, whose hits included “Youth Gone Wild” and “18 and Life” was also an actor in a touring company of “Jesus Christ Superstar?” Name the singer and the band. (Sebastian Bach, Skid Row)

10. Warrant put an audio collage of swear words called “Ode To Tipper Gore” on their “Cherry Pie” album as a response to the PMRC’s warning labels for albums with objectionable content. Which hair metal singer actually testified before a Senate committee on the subject of dirty subject matter in rock? (Dee Snider)

11. What does the acronym NWOBHM stand for? (New Wave of British Heavy Metal)

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