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Dec.
31st

Useless Trivia year in review answers

Avoid spoilers and take yesterday’s quiz here.

The concert year in review quiz

1. What country superstar made national headlines after nearly decking a fan that allegedly caused a ruckus during his or her performance in Auburn?

C. Tim McGraw

2. Which of the following acts didn’t headline the main stage at Bumbershoot this year?

D. Wu-Tang Clan

3. Speaking of Death Cab, they were hella busy in ’08. They played all of the following venues except for …

C. Paramount Theatre in Seattle

4. That Sanjaya guy was pretty quiet this year until he showed up for a concert cameo with …

D. Stevie Wonder

5. The second coming of "Don’t Stop Believin’" was so out of control that the ’80s hit even showed up on ____’s set list this year.

B. Kanye West (no, really)

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Dec.
30th

The final Useless Trivia Tuesday of 2008

This week’s useless trivia challenge will likely be a tough one for you unless you (A) spent a whole lot of ducats on live music this year or (B) you kept up with all the shows you missed through this little ol’ blog. Hmmm? Anyway, you guessed it. This week’s quiz tests your knowledge of the concert year in review. Give it a shot, and see how much of a music junkie you were in ’08. Hit the Read More link to see the full list.

The concert year in review quiz

1. What country superstar made national headlines after nearly decking a fan that allegedly caused a ruckus during his or her performance in Auburn?

A. Alan Jackson
B. Toby Keith
C. Tim McGraw
D. Ashton Shepherd

2. Which of the following acts didn’t headline the main stage at Bumbershoot this year?

A. Beck
B. Stone Temple Pilots
C. Death Cab for Cutie
D. Wu-Tang Clan

3. Speaking of Death Cab, they were hella busy in ’08. They played all of the following venues except for …

A. The Gorge Amphitheatre in George
B. The Admiral Theater in Bremerton
C. Paramount Theatre in Seattle
D. Memorial Stadium in Seattle

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Nov.
26th

Useless Trivia answers

Avoid spoilers by clicking here. Otherwise, here’s yer Useless Trivia Tuesday answers, folks.


1. Though recording really began in 1994, this freakin’ thing is Guns’ first proper studio album in __17__ years.


2. Thanks to another one of those annoying exclusive sale deals, the only store where you can buy the blasted thing is …


D. Best Buy


3. Besides Axl, which current member of Guns N’ Roses was actually in the lineup that topped the charts before grunge hit big?


B. Dizzy Reed


4. Which of the following artists

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Nov.
25th

The only thing more giddily anticipated than “Chinese Democracy” … another Useless Trivia Tuesday quiz

Sure, that Axl Rose is a big slacker. But, really, can I knock ‘im? I, too, have taken a long time to deliver – another Useless Trivia Tuesday, that is. And with Axl and company finally delivering a new Guns album, on sale today, can I let that guy show me up? I don’t think so. Check back tomorrow for answers.



The Chinese Democracy quiz


1. Though recording really began in 1994, this freakin’ thing is Guns’ first proper studio album in ____ years.


2. Thanks to another one of those annoying exclusive

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Sep.
16th

My quiz, my quiz, my lovely Fergie quiz

There are run of the mill, disposable pop stars. And then there artists of such undeniable genius that their music will live on for generations: Dylan, Lennon — Fergie! And since her Fergaliciousness is headlining the Puyallup Fair grandstand tonight, let’s see just how much you really know about the Duchess.


The Useless Trivia Tuesday Fergie challenge


1. Fergie is short for …


A. Stacy Ferguson

B. Shauna Ferguson

C. Sandra Ferguson

D. Shelly Ferguson


2. Before she made it big with Black Eyed Peas, Ferg was a member of

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Aug.
20th

Radiohead trivia answers

You know the routine. Avoid spoilers here, or check your answers below. See you at the show tonight.


Radiohead trivia challenge


1. The band’s lineup is Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O’Brien and …


B. Phil Selway


2. The band’s name comes from a song by …


D. Talking Heads


3. The band’s creative breakthrough, and it’s most acclaimed album, is this 1997 disc, which includes "Paranoid Android," "Karma Police" and "Lucky."


B. "OK Computer"


4. This 1998 documentary chronicled the band’s angst-ridden tour in support

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Aug.
19th

Useless Trivia Tuesday (The Radiohead quiz)

Stoked for the Radiohead show yet? Well, let’s see how much you know about Wednesday night’s main attraction at the White River Amphitheatre.


Radiohead trivia challenge


1. The band’s lineup is Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O’Brien and …


A. Liam Gallagher

B. Phil Selway

C. Damon Albarn

D. Pete Doherty


2. The band’s name comes from a song by …


A. Public Image Limited

B. The Sex Pistols

C. The Cure

D. Talking Heads


3. The band’s creative breakthrough, and it’s most

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Aug.
13th

Isaac Hayes trivia answers

Here are the answers to yesterday’s Isaac Hayes quiz. Avoid spoilers here.



The Isaac Hayes quiz


1. We’ll start with an easy one. If you don’t get this one, you should just quit and never be allowed to listen to Isaac Hayes’ music. The guy’s best known for the theme music for what ’70s cult classic?


B. "Shaft"


2. He also scored the soundtrack for (and starred in) …


A. "Truck Turner"


3. His early career is associated with what influential label?


A. Stax


4. With songwriting

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Aug.
12th

Tribute Trivia Tuesday (In honor of Isaac Hayes)

We lost one of the greats last weekend when Isaac Hayes passed away. So today’s trivia challenge isn’t so much "useless" as it is a tribute to the man and his work. See how well ya do.



The Isaac Hayes quiz


1. We’ll start with an easy one. If you don’t get this one, you should just quit and never be allowed to listen to Isaac Hayes’ music. The guy’s best known for the theme music for what ’70s cult classic?


A. "Foxy Brown"

B. "Shaft"

C. "Enter the Dragon"

D.

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Aug.
6th

Motley Crue trivia answers

Here are the answers to yesterday’s Motley Crue quiz.



Useless Trivia Tuesday’s Motley Crue challenge


1. The guy in the band from Seattle is …


B. Nikki Sixx


2. Seattle boy’s birth certificate actually says …


A. Frank Ferrana


3. The band’s first hit to crack Billboard’s top 20 was 1985’s …


C. "Smokin’ in the Boys’ Room"


(You are officially a Crue poser if you answered D, which is a Poison song. Ch-yuh!)


4. Everyone remembers the wife that Tommy Lee made the sex tape with.

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