The Hard-rocking Quiz on Hair Bands
by Staff
Think you're a sweet child o' the '80s with a fever for Aqua Net that only Dr. Feelgood could handle? Open up and say … ahh while we test your '80s hair-band trivia.

Let's start off easy. What '80s hairstyle wouldn't fit an '80s hair band?

  • permed hair
  • long locks
  • side ponytails

What band's bass player had a side job writing Meat Loaf songs?

  • Ratt
  • Motley Crue
  • Poison

What megahit boasts an opening riff that was actually just the guitar player warming up?

  • "Round and Round"
  • "Sweet Child O' Mine"
  • "Wanted Dead or Alive"

What's Jon Bon Jovi's real name?

  • Jon Bon Jovi
  • Jonn Kapowski
  • John Bongiovi

What band was NOT formed in Los Angeles?

  • Ratt
  • Cinderella
  • Guns N' Roses

Who is Bill Bailey?

  • Ozzy Osbourne
  • your accountant
  • Axl Rose

What frontman asked Paul Ryan to please stop using one of the band's hits on campaign stops for the 2012 U.S. presidential election?

  • Bon Jovi
  • Twisted Sister
  • Van Halen

What was Sebastian Bach's real name?

  • Sebastian Bierk
  • Sebastian Bark
  • Donald Andover

What over-the-top performer says he actually suffers from stage fright?

  • Alice Cooper
  • Klaus Meine
  • Ozzy Osbourne

Where did Bret Michaels sustain a split lip and broken nose, in true hard-living fashion?

  • the roulette table in Vegas
  • in an LA fight with Axl Rose
  • in a fabulous revue at the Tony Awards

What '80s hair band was playing a 2003 show when a fire broke out, killing 100 people in the Rhode Island club?

  • Great White
  • Def Leppard
  • Whitesnake

What band formed after its founding member left Deep Purple?

  • Whitesnake
  • Motley Crue
  • Warrant

What quote is NOT attributed to David Lee Roth?

  • "I used to have a drug problem, now I make enough money."
  • "I used to jog, but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass."
  • "I used to be cool."

What do some derisively call hair bands?

  • poodle bands
  • fam bands
  • damn bands

What musical act did NOT exert a strong influence on '80s hair bands?

  • Kiss
  • Alice Cooper
  • Bob Dylan

What inspired Nikki Sixx's song "Kickstart My Heart"?

  • taking so much heroin his heart stopped
  • Lita Ford
  • his grandmother's death

What famous '80s rock song was actually a cover of a '70s release?

  • "Is This Love"
  • "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
  • "Cum on Feel the Noize"

Perhaps you remember Bobbie Brown, the blonde woman in Warrant's "Cherry Pie" video. What role did she later take on?

  • Lady Macbeth in the Royal Shakespeare Company's "Macbeth"
  • the wife of Warrant's lead singer
  • mother of Zac Efron

What '80s hair band only managed one album before record execs pulled the plug?

  • Bon Jovi
  • White Tiger
  • Dokken

What '80s hair band plays one louder than 10?

  • Spinal Tap
  • Van Halen
  • Poison