The Late-90s Alt Rock Quiz You’ve Been Prepping For Since Childhood
You may not have had a semi-charmed kind of life in the late '90s. Or had Mark McGrath’s frosted tips (but you probably did). But if you had a PULSE you’ll probably ace this quiz about 90s alt-rock.
Bob Dylan’s son, Jakob, led which band?
Name that pre-chorus:
“Can't be held responsible / She was touching her face / I won't be held responsible / She fell in love in the first place”
Name that bridge:
“I alone am the one you don't know / You need take heed, feed your ego / Make me blind when your eyes close / Sink when you get close, tie me to the bedpost / I alone am the one you don't know / You need, you don't know you need me / Make me blind when your eyes close / Tie me to the bedpost”
What’s the name of that Blink 182 song? You know, the one that’s like, “And it’s happened once again, I’ll turn to a friend,” something something, “Well I guess this is growing up!”
Which band’s lead singer sported frosted tips in 1997?
Which band did NOT appear on 1998’s Can’t Hardly Wait soundtrack?
Lit scored big with which song?
Who called Smash Mouth’s '90s hits “probably some of the best-written songs ever?”
Which band scored a #1 hit with a song about reusing condoms?
Which song was originally released without lyrics due to its graphic content?
According to Billboard, what was 1997’s biggest alt hit?
Which of these bands released their breakout album in 1996?
Which band was NOT from California?
Which vocalist is now a YA science fiction novelist? (hint: it’s not the one who went “Walkin’ On the Sun”)
Who’s this dude?
“I remember the stupid things, the mood rings, the bracelets and the beads” is both a decent summary of the '90s AND a line from which Third Eye Blind jam?