Tuesday Trivia – Week 41

This is Week 41 of the PeteHatesMusic Tuesday Trivia, which means you have 40 other weeks to try once you have finished getting this one wrong. How it works: we give you clues about the artist’s home town, catalogue, and other tidbits, and the more clues you use, the fewer points you get. Pretty sure you want the most points possible. Let’s begin.

If you’re looking for more exciting trivia, why not try MORE – check out previous editions of Tuesday Trivia.

Note: Our site theme won’t let us put the page numbers exactly where we want. So, all the clues are on one page, with the answer on Page 2. So scroll down slowly for each clue, and do your best not to peek at upcoming answers.

Clue Number 1 (Correct answer worth 6 points)

We are from East Bay, California, USA.

(write down or remember your answer, as it will be revealed on the next page)

Clue Number 2 (Correct answer now worth 5 points)

We formed in 1987, released our first album in 1990, but found fame with our third album.

(keep reading for more clues)

Clue Number 3 (Correct answer now worth 4 points)

It was with our third album in 1994 that we found mainstream success, topped off by our epic Woodstock 94 performance, in which we were bombarded with mud thrown from people in the crowd.

(stroll down if you need another clue)

Clue Number 4 (Correct answer now worth 3 points)

We released 3 more albums in the 1990s, but they didn’t help our commercial success, apart from our song that was used during the Seinfeld montage before the final Seinfeld episode.

(more clues below)

Clue Number 5 (Correct answer now worth 2 points)

We regained our commercial appeal with our rock opera in 2004, which we repeated with our follow up album in 2009. We are breaking the rock opera cycle (finally) and releasing a trilogy of albums from September 2012 to January 2013.

(final clue is below – keep scrolling)

Clue Number 6 – Audio Clue (Correct answer now worth 1 point)

Listen to our hit song, American Idiot

American Idiot – Mystery band


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