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Heavy Metal in the 80s was awesome.   We stayed up watching Friday Night Videos , MTV or HeadBangers Ball, just to get a glimpse of our favorite bands.  

Lets see how well you rememeber the 80s heavy metal videos.

  1. 1 Ratt managed to get uncle Milty to make an appearance for this video.

    1. Lack of Communication
    2. Round and Round
    3. Back for More
    4. Wanted Man

    Back for More

    Released on their 1984 debut studio album "Out of the Cellar, this video featured Tawney Kitaen, Nikki Sixx,  Tommy Lee & Milton Berle.

  2. 2 What Motley Crue song is the video clip from?

    1. Too Young To Fall In Love
    2. Live Wire
    3. Shout At The Devil
    4. Red Hot

    Live Wire

    Live Wire was released as a single on August 16, 1982 from their debut album "Too Fast For Love" that was released November 10, 1981.

    The video was directed by the members of Mötley Crüe. It showcases the band's stage theatrics, such as Nikki Sixx setting himself on fire (due to lack of money to perform on stage pyrotechnics) and Mick Mars drooling blood.

  3. 3 What Iron Maiden song is this clip from?

    1. The Trooper
    2. Flight of the Icarus
    3. Number of the Beast
    4. Wasted Years

    Wasted Years

    Written by guitarist Adrian Smith and  released in 1986.   It was the 1st single from the album Somewhere in time.

    Somewhere in Time. It is the only song on the album that features no synthesizers.

  4. 4 What Poison song is the video clip from?

    1. Talk Dirty To Me
    2. Nothin' But A Good Time
    3. Fallen Angel
    4. Poison Your Mama Don't Dance

    Nothin' but a Good Time

    This party anthem was released in 1988 as the first single from the album Open Up and Say... Ahh!

    This song featured in several movies, including Rock Of Ages (2012), Yogi Bear (2010), Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past (2009), The Rocker (2008), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), and Friday Night Lights (2004

  5. 5 What Cinderella song is the video clip from?

    1. Gypsy Road
    2. The Last Mile
    3. Coming Home
    4. "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)

    Coming Home

    From their 1988 album Long Cold Winter. The song was a US #20 hit for Cinderella in 1988

  6. 6 Which 1970's song was Quiet Riot performing on this video?

    1. Metal Health (Bang Your Head)
    2. Sign of the Times
    3. Cum On Feel the Noize
    4. Mama Weer All Crazee Now

    Mama Weer All Crazee Now

    Released in 1984 on  Quiet Riot's "Condition Critical" album.  "Mama Weer All Crazee Now"  is a cover of the song by the British rock band Slade, released in 1972 as the lead single from their third studio album Slayed?

  7. 7 This song is from what Scorpion album that reached platinum in 1984?

    1. Savage Amusement
    2. Blackout
    3. Love at First Sting
    4. Love Drive


    "Blackout" is the Scorpions eighth album that was released on March 29, 1982.

    The Recording Industry Association of America certified the album Gold on June 24th , 1982 and Platinum on  March 8th, 1984.

  8. 8 This song was one of the band's most successful single in years, reaching #16 in the UK and #33 in the US

    1. Shoot to Thrill
    2. You Shook Me All Night Long
    3. For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
    4. Who Made Who

    Who Made Who

    "Who Made Who" was written for the Stephen King movie Maximum Overdrive and release on May 24th, 1986

  9. 9 Off their 1984 album Stay Hungry, it reached #19 on the US charts.

    1. Stay Hungry
    2. The Price
    3. We're Not Gonna Take It
    4. I Wanna Rock

    The Price

    Their first album, Under the Blade, was issued in 1982, followed by You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll in 1983.

     It was during the recording of You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll that Snider wrote the Stay Hungry album, including this track. The dream did indeed come true when the album became a hut hit, led by the singles "We're Not Gonna Take It" and "I Wanna Rock." But when it was written, this dream was anything but a sure thing.

  10. 10 This was one of the first songs recorded at Eddie Van Halen's 5150 studios.

    1. Hot for teacher
    2. Jump
    3. I'll Wait
    4. Panama

    Released on June 18, 1984, "Panama"was the third single from the album 1984.

    The song was reportedly written about a car. In an interview with Howard Stern, lead singer David Lee Roth explained the meaning behind the song. Although the song features some suggestive lyrics, it is about a car that Roth saw race in Las Vegas; its name was "Panama Express", hence the title of the song.

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