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The 80's was one of the best decades for entertainment; mainly movies, TV, video games and music. 80's rock ran the gamut from punk to prog to hair metal. Rock bands like Guns N' Roses and Def Leppard blew people away with hit after hit.
Bring back some memories of the 80's by taking this quiz. See whether you can name the rock song from just a few lines of lyrics. You know you grew up in the 80's if you know every song in this quiz!
1980s Rock Songs Quiz 🎸: Can You Identify Them? Questions
"Just beat it, beat it, beat it, beat it. No one wants to be defeated. Showin' how funky strong is your fight. It doesn't matter who's wrong or right."
Poison — Every Rose Has It's Thorn
Michael Jackson — Beat It
Europe — The Final Countdown
"Mark my words believe my soul lives on. Don't worry now that I have gone. I've gone beyond to seek the truth."
Whitesnake - Still of the Night
Fugazi - Waiting Room
Iron Maiden - Hallowed Be Thy Name
"Steve walks warily down the street. With the brim pulled way down low. Ain't no sound but the sound of his feet. Machine guns ready to go."
Ratt - I Want A Woman
Queen - Another One Bites the Dust
Winger - Seventeen
"Turn it down you say, Well all I got to say to you is time and time again I say, "NO!" NO! NO, NO, NO, NO, NO!"
Kiss — I Love It Loud
Twisted Sister - I Wanna Rock
The Clash — This is Radio Clash
"Me and some guys from school, Had a band and we tried real hard. Jimmy quit, Jody got married, I should've known we'd never get far."
18 & Life — Skid Row
Wait — White Lion
Bryan Adams — Summer Of '69
"That one guitar, felt good in his hands. Didn't take long, to understand, Just one guitar, slung way down low, Was one way ticket, only one way to go."
Foreigner — Juke Box Hero
Motorhead — Ace of Spades
Hooters — And We Danced
"Darkness.... Imprisoning Me, All That I See, Absolute Horror, I Cannot Live, I Cannot Die, Trapped in Myself, Body My Holding Cell."
Metallica – One
White Lion – Little Fighter
Poison – Cry Tough
“You say you want, Diamonds on a ring of gold, Your story to remain untold, Your love not to grow cold…”
U2 – All I Want Is You
Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild
Heart – These Dreams
"Born down in a dead man's town. The first kick I took was when I hit the ground. You end up like a dog that's been beat too much, Till you spend half your life just covering up."
Guns N Roses — Welcome to the Jungle
Van Halen — When Its Love
Bruce Springsteen — Born in the U.S.A.
"I keep looking at the sky cause it's gettin' me high, Forget the hearse cause I'll never die. I got nine lives, cat's eyes, Using every one of them and runnin' wild."
Cinderella - Gypsy Road
AC/DC — Back in Black
Judas Priest - Heading Out to the Highway
“Though his mind is not for rent, Don't put him down as arrogant. His reserve, a quiet defense, Riding out the day's events. The river.”
Rush – Tom Sawyer
Bruce Hornsby & The Range – The Way It Is
Corey Hart– Never Surrender
"Now and then when I see her face She takes me away to that special place And if I stared too long I'd probably break down and cry."
Guns N Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine
Europe — Carrie
Tesla — Love Song
"Hey! C'mon, take a bottle, shake it up. Break the bubble, break it up."
Dio - Rainbow in the Dark
Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me
The Hooters - Day by Day
"Are you ready, hey, are you ready for this? Are you hanging on the edge of your seat? Out of the doorway the bullets rip To the sound of the beat."
Queen — Another One Bites The Dust
Van Halen — Jump
The Clash — Police On My Back
“Tommy used to work on the docks, Union's been on strike. He's down on his luck... It's tough, so tough.”
Bon Jovi – Living On A Prayer
I Can't Drive 55 – Sammy Hagar
Dio – Holy Diver
“I've listened to preachers, I've listened to fools. I've watched all the dropouts, Who make their own rules. One person conditioned to rule and control, The media sells it and you live the role.”
Depeche Mode – People Are People
Dire Straghts – Money For Nothing
Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train
“Face to face, out in the heat, Hanging tough, staying hungry, They stack the odds still we take to the street, For the kill with the skill to survive.”
Survivor – Eye of the Tiger
Twister Sister – We're Not Gonna Take It
Dokken– Alone Again
"I saw him dancing there by the record machine I knew he must have been about seventeen The beat was going strong Playing my favorite song"
Joan Jett — I Love Rock And Roll
Born to Be My Baby — Bon Jovie
Europe — The Final Countdown