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Band Name Origins Quiz

Just Name the Band - As Always The Pictures Might Help. 10 Questions.

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Which band was named after the working title of the Beatles song 'A Little Help From My Friends'?

  • Badfinger
  • Bruce Fingersteen
  • Finger Eleven
  • Band Aid

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Which band were Named after a style of graphic design and famous German school of architecture?

  • Rammstein
  • Kraftwerk
  • Depeche Mode
  • Bauhaus

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Which Scottish band were named after they blindly stuck a pin on a U.S map (It landed on a town in Michigan)?

  • Deacon Blue
  • Bay City Rollers
  • Runrig
  • Simple Minds

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Which band's name is an acronym for 'Boys Entering Anarchistic States Toward Internal Excellence'?

  • The Beastie Boys
  • The Beastie Babes
  • The Beastie Burks
  • The Beastie Bums

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Which band were named after a gang in Woody Guthrie's autobiographical novel 'Bound for Glory'?

  • Happy Mondays
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • Boomtown Rats
  • Sparks

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Which band were named after a Dennis Wheatley book & 1963 horror movie starring Boris Karloff?

  • Iron Maiden
  • Screeching Weasel
  • Ace of Base
  • Black Sabbath

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Which band were named after a term used by World War II pilots to describe strange flying fireballs they sometimes saw?

  • Automatic Pilot
  • Heaven 17
  • Foo Fighters
  • Joy Division

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Which band were named after a 1961 movie starring Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe?

  • Key Largo
  • The Misfits
  • Linkin Park
  • The Killers

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Which band were named after lines of huts in the 1955 novella 'The House of Dolls' by Karol Cetinsky?

  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • Linkin Park
  • Joy Division
  • The Moody Blues

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Which band were said to be named after Keith Moon told Jimmy Page & John Paul Jones that their new project would 'go over like a lead balloon'?

  • Megadeth
  • Motley Crue
  • Jefferson Airplane
  • Led Zeppelin