43+ Alternative Music Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What year did Jesus Jones have the hit single "Real Real Real" on SBK?
1991
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The first night of the 2015 Almost Acoustic Christmas took place on what date?
December 12
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What city is the Wireless Festival held each year?
London
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Imagine Dragons envisioned their "Smoke + Mirrors" album to be what holiday-themed idea?
New Year's Resolution
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What was taken off in the rain in Jewel's "Foolish Games"?
Coat
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Musician William Butler is the brother of the frontman for what popular group?
Arcade Fire
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Which singer wrote all of the songs on Modest Mouse's album "Strangers to Ourselves"?
Isaac Brock
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According to the title of a hit song by Modest Mouse, when is the "lampshade on fire"?
When The Lights Go Out
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Which album by Jack White was nominated for a Best Alternative Music Album for 2015?
Lazaretto
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What reality show did Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro co-host?
Rock Star
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Which song on the Foo Fighters' "Sonic Highways" album features an elaborate string arrangement?
I Am a River
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When did Jesus Jones first have a top 100 single on the year-end Billboard charts?
1991
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In R.E.M.'s "It's the End of the World As We Know It", who's baffled?
Reporters
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Muse recorded their 2015 album "Drones" partly in what country?
Italy
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Which band had the only eponymous album nominated for a 2015 Best Alternative Album Grammy?
St. Vincent
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Four members of the band R5 have what last name?
Lynch
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What does Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro call his two Marshal amplifiers?
Tangerine And Peach
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Two of the members of the band Viet Cong were formerly in what Canadian rock group?
Women
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What is the name of Bastille's first studio album?
Bad Blood
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In Madness' "Our House", what does the brother have?
A Date
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In which state is the Firefly Music Festival held?
Delaware
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Which Beck song contains the lyric "I got two turntables and a microphone"?
Where It's At
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Which Jane's Addiction band member played himself in the 2003 movie "Uptown Girls"?
Dave Navarro
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What Jane's Addiction song has the lyric "My face had turned to super red"?
Superhero
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Alternative Music Trivia

Did you know that “alternative” is a style of rock music that derived from the independent music underground of the 1980s before becoming more popular in the 1990’s? These alternative music trivia questions and answers will teach you more about certain bands, including Modest Mouse, Madness, and Twenty One Pilots.

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