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Posted on Mar 2, 2016

How Much Do You Really Know About Punk Rock?

You can get over being a poser, but there's no cure for being a punk.

  1. What does CBGB stand for?

    Jack Vartoogian / Getty Images
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    Wrong! 

    While owner Hilly Kristal originally intended the venue to show only country, bluegrass, and blues bands, it quickly earned a reputation as one of New York City's iconic punk clubs.

    Via Jack Vartoogian / Getty Images
  2. Complete this Ramones lyric:

    Thinkstock
  3. Finish this Misfits lyric:

    Thinkstock
  4. Complete this Black Flag lyric:

    Thinkstock
  5. Which state is the movie SLC Punk! set in?

    Beyond Films
  6. To which iconic musician does the cover of London Calling pay tribute?

    CBS / Epic / The Clash
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    Lead singer Joe Strummer was heavily influenced by rock and roll musicians of the 1950s, who besides shaping the band's musical style, also came across in album art of London Calling.

    Via RCA Victor
  7. What is the name of the Misfits fan club?

    Cyciopian Music Inc. / misfits.com
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    Die-hard Misfits fans are known as "Fiends," while collectively they are known as the Fiend Club.

    Via Cyciopian Music Inc. / misfits.com
  8. How many tracks did Sid Vicious record bass for on Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols?

    AP Photo
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    While Sid did record bass on the song "Bodies," it was so awful that the band eventually overdubbed it with a different bass player.

    Via Virgin
  9. Why did singer Milo Aukerman first leave the Descendents?

    New Alliance
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    The Descendents first full-length album Milo Goes to College is an homage to Milo's leaving to pursue a career in biosciences. Today, he holds a doctorate in biology and is a certified punk rock legend.

    Via New Alliance
  10. What canned soft drink do the Suicidal Tendencies want so bad in their song "Institutionalized"?

    youtube.com
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    "Why don't you get me a Pepsi?! And she goes, 'No, you're on drugs!'"

    Via youtube.com
  11. Who was the lead singer of the Germs?

    Michael Ochs Archives / Getty
  12. Whose logo is this?

    Maverick / Warner Bros
  13. Whose logo does this belong to?

    Epitaph
  14. What about this logo?

    Southern Records
  15. Who released the 1980 album Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables

    Cherry Red
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    Wrong! 
    Via Cherry Red
  16. And this iconic album from 1979?

    Slash Records
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    Via Slash Records
  17. Who made this album in 1988?

    Epitaph Records
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    Via Epitaph Records
  18. What band is responsible for this iconic EP cover?

    Dischord
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    Via Dischord

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