Quiz to win free copies of the Strangest Tribe

Posted: November 3, 2011 in Quizzes/Polls

This quiz will probably be too easy for the Seattle people, so you folks please use your discretion…hint hint, nudge nudge.

Please email your answers to stephen@stephentow.com.  For the first five people to get at least 80%, I will happily send you a signed copy of The Strangest Tribe…unless of course you’re a Cowboy fan.  Then it’s out of my hands.

1) This band was accused of sounding a lot like Led Zeppelin, especially after it recorded a song called “Incessant Mace,” which bears more than a passing resemblance to “Dazed and Confused.”

a) Nirvana; b) Soundgarden; c) Green River; d) Vexed.

2) This band could arguably be called the first to explore grunge.  Its members openly worshipped Iggy Pop and Aerosmith.  They would eventually split into Mudhoney and Pearl Jam.

a) Nirvana; b) Soundgarden; c) Green River; d) Vexed.

3) Name the first Nirvana single.

a) “Love Buzz;” b) “Sliver;” c) “Smells Like Teen Spirit;” d) “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection.”

4) This band, preceding grunge, became the first to garner national attention by having their second record, Topsy Turvy, receive a favorable review in Rolling Stone.

a) the Sonics; b) Soundgarden; c) the Young Fresh Fellows; d) Daddy Hate Box.

5) This drummer has played for Skin Yard, Soundgarden, Couch of Sound, and Pearl Jam.

a) Bill Rieflin; b) Neil Peart; c) Ben Francisco; d) Matt Cameron.

6) This band featured legendary producer Jack Endino on guitar.

a) Skin Yard; b) Soundgarden; c) Vexed; d) Nelson.

7) Name the Seattle musician.

a) Jason Avant; b) Joey Kline; c) Jethro Bodine; d) Jayson Werth.

8) Name Nirvana’s full-time drummer prior to Dave Grohl.

a) Chad Channing; b) Greg Gilmore; c) Bill Bruford; d) Buddy Garrity.

9) The best guitar player to come out of Seattle is…

a) Kim Thayil of Soundgarden; b) Jack Endino of Skin Yard; c) Steve Turner of Mudhoney; d) Who fucking cares?

10) This band has remained intact since the grunge era.

a) Mudhoney; b) the Fastbacks; c) Green River; d) the Terry Pendleton Project.

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